War on the Docks: Puget Sound’s Longshoremen in the 1934 Strike
In late June, Seattle’s employers again
attempted to recruit scabs near the Alaska
Building in downtown Seattle, and the
longshoremen again responded.
For three days, longshoremen fought these
employer efforts, often battling scabs in fist
The strikers were successful and
Seattle’s port owners abandoned their
attempts to use scab labor.
Artist Ronald Debs Ginther’s
rendering of the ‘34 Strike in Seattle