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Westinghouse 1946 Strike Photos


"Mounted State Police are shown dispersing defiant pickets from a street near the main entrance to the east Pittsburgh plant of the Westinghouse Electric Corporation on March 26th after a battle broke out between strikers and supervisors and foremen who were trying to enter the plant.  The State Police were called in after deputy sheriffs lost control of the situation.  Some 250 troopers, mounted and on foot, were rushed from nearby Greensburg to break up the milling mob, estimated at 2,000."

"State police clearing a part of crowd from street and sidewalk in front of struck Westinghouse plant today." March 26, 1946

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(Source: UE/Photos File #3)