1936: Use Gas Bombs to Disperse Strikers

Middletown, Conn., Sept. 9. (AP)–State police used tear gas bombs tonight to disperse 800 strikers at the Remington-Rand, Inc., plant here after violence, dormant for several weeks, broke out anew. Four persons were slightly injured.

When the factory, where a strike began May 26, shut down for the day, strikers pelted automobiles carrying workers.

Five arrests were made. Police withheld the names.

From The Gazette and Daily (York, Pennsylvania), Thursday, September 10, 1936.


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