1910 Bethlehem Steel Strike

1910 Bethlehem Steel Strike (HM1C5H)

Location: Bethlehem, PA 18015 Northampton County
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Country: United States of America
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N 40° 36.73', W 75° 22.179'

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In February, 1910, over 9,000 steelworkers went on strike over wages, overtime, and work conditions. A striker was shot and killed here during hostilities that ensued. The subsequent federal investigation substantiated workers' claims and contributed to industry reforms.
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HM NumberHM1C5H
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Year Placed2012
Placed ByPennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission
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Date Added Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014 at 3:51am PDT -07:00
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Photo Credits: [1] CAROLYN MARTIENSSEN  
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 468730 N 4495770
Decimal Degrees40.61216667, -75.36965000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 36.73', W 75° 22.179'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 36' 43.80" N, 75° 22' 10.74" W
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Area Code(s)484, 610
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 662-698 E 3rd St, Bethlehem PA 18015, US
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