Transit workers demonstration 1950

A crowd of about 7,000 transit workers mass at the south end of the headquarters of the New York City Board of Transportation at the Holland Tunnel Plaza, April 17, 1950. The demonstrators, mostly maintenance men on the city's subway system, staged the demonstration to dramatize their dispute with the Board of Transportation. The Transport Workers Union (TWU) threatened a strike if even one worker was punished for demonstrating. (AP Photo/John Lindsay)

(0) comments

Welcome to the discussion.

Comments will not be posted if any of the following rules are violated:
- Comments must be contained to the topic of the articles only.
- Comments must be civil in tone and cannot contain personal insults directed toward another reader.
- Profanities cannot be used, including abbreviations or acronyms.
- Comments critical of crime or accident victims, or imply guilt are not allowed.
- Comments that are potentially libelous, including those that contain accusations not supported by facts are not allowed.
- Comments that appear to be taunting others who comment are not allowed.
- Comments should be brief and never more than 1,000 characters.