Workers constructing Issaquah to Renton road strike in April 1915.

  • By Greg Lange
  • Posted 5/09/1999
  • Essay 1104
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During April 1915, 250 men constructing the Issaquah to Renton road refuse to continue working because the pay is below minimum wage and working conditions are poor.


Sources: [Washington State] Bureau of Labor, Tenth Biennial Report of the Bureau of Labor Statistics and Factory Inspection 1915-1916 (Olympia: Frank M. Lamborn, Public Printer, 1916), 233.

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