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In the midst of the Depression, hundreds of thousands of southern cotton mill workers led a massive but little-known strike, called the General Textile Strike of 1934.

The defiant stance of these workers challenged the system of owner control…

Miles of Smiles Years of Struggles.mpg_snapshot_19.37_[2015.04.06_11.45.23].jpg
In the 1920s, Pullman Railroad was famous for the personal, elegant service delivered by their sleeping car porters. Known for their kindness, dignity, and smiles, the porters worked long hours, earned low wages, and had no job security. Miles of…
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