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Saginaw Valley Lumber Strike of 1885
Renowned historians David Roedigger and Phillip Foner declared the Saginaw Valley strike, along with an 1881 strike in Eau Claire, Wisconsin, as the "most spectacular" of the many strikes by lumber workers during the late 19th century.
SourcesRoediger, David and Philip Sheldon Foner, Our Own Time: A History of American Labor and the Working Day. Verso, 1989, 133.
Bay City, MI 48708
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