1936: Flint Sit-Down Strike Heats Up

January 7, 2018 all-day

On January 7, 1936, across the street from Flint’s Chevrolet’s Plant 9 at West Kearsley and Asylum streets, police arrested two men after what The Flint Journal reported was a “pitched battle” there.

For more information, see Ron Fonger, “75 years ago, violence, police became factors in Sit-Down Strike of 1936-37”, MLive, January 7, 2011.

The Flint Sit-Down Strike Audio Gallery, 1936-37

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