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The Burlington Dynamite Plot: The 1934 Textile Strike and Its Aftermath in Burlington, North Carolina


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This article examines the 1934 United Textiles Workers (UTW) strike in Burlington, North Carolina. When the UTW called for a national strike in 1934, the Burlington workers joined. Two bombs were found during the strike at mills in Burlington. Six men were charged with planting the bombs and were assisted legally by International Labor Defense and liberals from the University of North Carolina.
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