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Oil on board painting of strike headquarters, 1934. Painting by Jerry Hudson.

Painting of strike headquarters

Oil on board painting of strike headquarters, 1934. Painting by Jerry Hudson.

Black and white photograph of Vincent R. Dunne, strike committee member, arrested and held at the provost guard stockade at the State Fair grounds, 1934.

Vincent R. Dunne, strike leader held under guard

Vincent R. Dunne, strike committee member, arrested and held at the provost guard stockade at the State Fair grounds, 1934.

Black and white photograph of tear gas being used on demonstrators during the truck drivers’ strike, 1934.

Using tear gas during the truckers' strike, Minneapolis

Tear gas being used on demonstrators during the truck drivers’ strike, 1934.

Black and white photograph of police carrying shotguns during the truck drivers’ strike, 1934.

Police with guns on a Minneapolis street during the truckers’ strike

Police carrying shotguns during the truck drivers’ strike, 1934.

Black and white photograph of a street scene, Truck drivers’ strike, 1934.

Teamsters' strike, Minneapolis

Street scene, Truck drivers’ strike, 1934.

Black and white photograph of a street scene, Truck drivers’ strike, 1934.

Truck drivers’ strike, Minneapolis

Street scene, Truck drivers’ strike, 1934.

Black and white photograph of National Guard troops keeping a crowd back during a raid on strike headquarters in Minneapolis, 1934.

National Guardsmen at the truck drivers’ strike, Minneapolis

National Guard troops keeping a crowd back during a raid on strike headquarters in Minneapolis, 1934.

Minneapolis Teamsters’ Strike, 1934

“No trucks shall be moved! By nobody!” was the rallying cry of Minneapolis Teamsters Local 574 as they struck in the summer of 1934. Their demands were clear: a fair wage, union recognition, and the trucking firms’ recognition of inside workers as part of the union. Despite the violent reaction of the authorities, the 574 won on all these points.

Smith, Alice Gustava (Sister Maris Stella) (1899–1987)

Alice Gustava Smith, better known by her students and readers as Sister Maris Stella, taught English at the College of St. Catherine (now St. Catherine University) in St. Paul for nearly fifty years. During that time she also published books of verse that built her reputation as a skilled and spiritual poet.

Black and white photograph of members of the Minneapolis Workmen's Circle, c.1920.

Members of the Workmen's Circle

Members of the Minneapolis Workmen's Circle, c.1920. Forms part of the Sharron and Oren Steinfeldt Photography Collection, Theresa and Paul Berman Upper Midwest Jewish Archives, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis.

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