Textile workers' strike (1934)

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The textile workers' strike of 1934 was the largest strike in the labor history of the United States at the time, involving 400,000 textile workers from New England, the Mid-Atlantic states and the U.S. Southern states, lasting twenty-two days.

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Textile workers strike
Caused byStretch-outs, reduction in real wages, retaliation
GoalsUnion recognition in the South, a minimum wage of $20 a week, reinstatement of workers fired for union activity
Resulted inDefeat of the union
Parties to the civil conflict
Mill owners
National Guard