This scrapbook of news articles and photos chronicles the labor strikes of 1929 in Marion, N.C., which came to a bloody head when six picketing mill workers were fatally shot and dozens more were injured by local law enforcement. This is a companion piece to our March 29 cover story, "Mountain Shame." Click the link to read the original article.
In the following multimedia companion pieces to this week's cover story, "Mountain Shame," we offer a narrated slide show of images culled from a newly unveiled scrapbook that documents the violent 1929 labor strikes in Marion, N.C. We've also posted the audio documentary, Strike, which examines the demonstration and its effect on the rural mountain town.
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