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Civil Rights and Labor History Consortium / University of Washington

Mapping the General Strike

Many of the events of January and February 1919 took place in the downtown and waterfront sections of Seattle. Click on the map below to see photographs of strike events, and to see the offices and headquarters of the Central Labor Council, Union Record, Metal Trades Council, IWW, Socialist Party, Cooperative Union Market, Japanese Labor Association, and other unions and cooperatives.

Click the pins to read descriptions and see thumbnail historic and contemporary photos of these locations.

Arkady DeRoest is responsible for most of the research, photography, and descriptions that made this map possible. Arianne Hermida created the google map.