Relief Strike: Immigrant Workers and the Great Depression in Crowland, Ontario, 1930-1935

Patrias, Carmela
Publisher:  New Hogtown Press
Year Published:  1990  
Pages:  54pp   Price:  $2.50   ISBN:  0-919940-25-0
Resource Type:  Book
Cx Number:  CX22794

Carmela Patrias explores the background of a strike by relief workers in the suburban township of Crowland in 1935. The strike pitted relief recipients against stubborn local authorities and soon attracted the attention of the Premier of the Province who sent the Ontario Provincial Police to reinforce municipal government.

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