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Eight-Hour Day Labor Riots of 1916, Edgar Thomson Steelworks, Braddock PA.As World War I progressed, demand for munitions and machine tools grew dramatically. When pressure mounted on factories, workers were forced into making concessions on the number of hours per day that they worked. It was not long before labor unrest started to create strikes and work stoppages. In May 1916, local labor organizations marched and rioted over working conditions and the eight-hour day. In response…

Eight-Hour Day Labor Riots of 1916, Edgar Thomson Steelworks, Braddock PA.As World War I progressed, demand for munitions and machine tools grew dramatically. When pressure mounted on factories, workers were forced into making concessions on the number of hours per day that they worked. It was not long before labor unrest started to create strikes and work stoppages. In May 1916, local labor organizations marched and rioted over working conditions and the eight-hour day. In response…

Eight-Hour Day Labor Riots of 1916, Edgar Thomson Steelworks, Braddock PA.As World War I progressed, demand for munitions and machine tools grew dramatically. When pressure mounted on factories, workers were forced into making concessions on the number of hours per day that they worked. It was not long before labor unrest started to create strikes and work stoppages. In May 1916, local labor organizations marched and rioted over working conditions and the eight-hour day. In response…

Eight-Hour Day Labor Riots of 1916, Edgar Thomson Steelworks, Braddock PA.As World War I progressed, demand for munitions and machine tools grew dramatically. When pressure mounted on factories, workers were forced into making concessions on the number of hours per day that they worked. It was not long before labor unrest started to create strikes and work stoppages. In May 1916, local labor organizations marched and rioted over working conditions and the eight-hour day. In response…

Eight-Hour Day Labor Riots of 1916, Edgar Thomson Steelworks, Braddock PA.As World War I progressed, demand for munitions and machine tools grew dramatically. When pressure mounted on factories, workers were forced into making concessions on the number of hours per day that they worked. It was not long before labor unrest started to create strikes and work stoppages. In May 1916, local labor organizations marched and rioted over working conditions and the eight-hour day. In response…