Railroad Shopmen's Strike of 1922

Railroad Shopmen's Strike of 1922 (HMZPW)

Location: Altoona, PA 16601 Blair County
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Country: United States of America
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N 40° 32.131', W 78° 24.246'

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Over 300,000 skilled tradesmen went on strike against United States railroads to defend gains by unions during World War One. The Pennsylvania Railroad shops in Altoona led the anti-union opposition. The bitter struggle led to the 1926 Railway Labor Act that upheld unions' right to organize.
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HM NumberHMZPW
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Year Placed2010
Placed ByPennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission
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Date Added Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014 at 6:20pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17T E 719856 N 4490435
Decimal Degrees40.53551667, -78.40410000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 32.131', W 78° 24.246'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 32' 7.86" N, 78° 24' 14.76" W
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Area Code(s)814
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2700-2798 Juniata Gap Rd, Altoona PA 16601, US
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