Striker in a gas mask, Passaic, New Jersey

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Title

Striker in a gas mask, Passaic, New Jersey

Description

A Passaic striker wears a gas mask for protection from the effects of tear gas. Police used tear gas, clubs, and firehoses to disperse crowds of strikers.

Gus Deak, future president of the United Textile Worker's Local 1603, is in the left foreground of the picture.

Date

1926

Contributor

American Labor Museum

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Notes

Learn more:
Passaic Textile Strike, 1926, Social Welfare History Project
Passaic Textile Strike (1926) - film, Social Welfare History Project
Labor, Social Welfare History Image Portal

Citation

“Striker in a gas mask, Passaic, New Jersey,” Social Welfare History Image Portal, accessed December 11, 2017, http://images.socialwelfare.library.vcu.edu/items/show/234.