Yale Union Laundry Strike

Seattle General Strike

Over 65,000 workers went on strike for five days, crippling the city’s major industries, and providing the inspiration for the laundry strike in Portland later in the year.

Seattle Union Record. “Strike Called.” Feb. 5, 1919.

For further reading on the Seattle general strike, please see:

University of Washington Civil Rights and Labor History Consortium: http://depts.washington.edu/labhist/strike/

Winslow, Cal. “When Workers Stopped Seattle.” In Jacobin, July 2019. Website accessed July 21, 2019: https://jacobinmag.com/2019/07/seattle-general-strike-1919-union-organizing