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THIS DAY IN HISTORY: MAY 12, 1937


Workers Route Company Police

On May 12, 1937, in Aliquippa, Pennsylvania, scores of picketers cordoned off the Jones & Laughlin steel mill. Armed with bats, clubs, and pipes, they routed the heavily armed company police, forcing the company to close the mill.

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