Arrest of demonstrators in Leipsic, Ohio, 1978

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Arrest of demonstrators in Leipsic, Ohio, 1978

Description

This photo captured a portion of a non-violent civil disobedience demonstration in Leipsic, Ohio in 1978. Police squad cars and paddy wagons hauled 50 strikers to jail after 500 workers participated. Driveways were blocked for an entire day at the Libby's tomato plant, igniting the Seneca Foods Corporation (Libby's) and Campbell Soup Company strike. Over 100 police officers were needed to enforce a court order.

Source

https://ohiomemory.org/digital/collection/p16007coll33/id/12630

Citation

“Arrest of demonstrators in Leipsic, Ohio, 1978,” Toledo Lucas County Public Library, accessed January 25, 2021, https://tlcpllaborhistory.omeka.net/items/show/276.