Warehouse District plaque dedicated to remember violent 1934 truckers' strike

Stephen Montemayor
Star Tribune
July 21, 2015

Pickets returned to the Minneapolis Warehouse District on Saturday, nearly 81 years to the day after a strike there turned violent when police shot 67 truckers, killing two and sparking the city’s labor movement.

Their cause this time: To remember the events of July 20, 1934, by dedicating a plaque on the side of the Sherwin Williams building on 3rd Street N., where striker Henry Ness was killed by officers.
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