Stone & Webster lock out 300 Renton coal miners during June 1912.

  • By Greg Lange
  • Posted 5/09/1999
  • Essay 1096
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During June 1912, Stone & Webster, owners of the Renton mines, lock out 300 Renton miners shortly after they form a union.

The lockout lasted until January 9, 1914, when the 100 remaining union miners gave up and disbanded the union.


[Washington State] Bureau of Labor, Ninth Biennial Report of the Bureau of Labor Statistics and Factory Inspection 1913-1914 (Olympia: Frank M. Lamborn, Public Printer, 1914), 123.

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