Protest at the Piedmont Leaf Tobacco Company, 1946

Protest at Piedmont Leaf Tobacco Company, 1946. Police chief, John Gold, is at right. Striking worker Margaret DeGraffenreid is being forced into police car. DeGraffenreid was arrested because she refused to move from the front of the gates when construction equipment arrived. The equipment was escorted by the chief police and about fifteen officers.

Digital Forsyth. "Piedmont Leaf Tobacco Plant Strike, 1946."  In ANCHOR, https://www.ncpedia.org/anchor/piedmont-leaf-tobacco-plant (accessed August 13, 2018). Republished under Creative Commons License CC BY-NC-ND 3.0 US

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Jones, Frank. Protest at Piedmont Leaf Tobacco Company, 1946. August 23, 1946. Photoprint. Forsyth County Public Library: Digital Forsyth. http://www.digitalforsyth.org/photos/1017 (Accessed November 8, 2018)

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