Damaged Auto-Lite factory building, photograph

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Title

Damaged Auto-Lite factory building, photograph

Description

A black and white photograph by Lawrence D. Heitt of broken windows on the damaged factory building during the Electric Auto-Lite Strike of May, 1934. When the Ohio National Guard was called on the scene of the strike, the strikers began to riot by throwing bricks and other debris at the troops. When the rioting was over two strikers had been killed by gunfire and many more injured from flying bricks and other debris along with hand-to-hand combat. The rioting ended on May 27th and the labor dispute was settled June 1, 1934.

Source

https://ohiomemory.org/digital/collection/p16007coll33/id/88179

Citation

“Damaged Auto-Lite factory building, photograph,” Toledo Lucas County Public Library, accessed January 25, 2021, https://tlcpllaborhistory.omeka.net/items/show/259.