THIS MONTH IN HISTORY: January 1937
As the Prospect of a Strike Becomes More Likely, the Companies Prepare for War
Between January 1, 1937 and May 5, 1937, the sheriff of Mahoning County, Ohio, where Youngstown is located, prepared to confront striking steel workers. He swore in 214 deputies. Fifty-seven were on Republic Steel’s payroll and 114 worked for Sheet & Tube Company.