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.
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