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February 11, 1913


“You don’t have to die to get to hell. Just come to Akron, Ohio, and get a pass to enter any one of the many rubber shops.” Workers at the Firestone factory walk off the job over the imposition of a new piece-rate scale. Four days later, nearly 15,000 workers were on strike in the city.


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