In 1912, Perth Amboy saw more strikes
at the factories in the city.
About 5 or more factories were on strike at the same time.
The factories were starting to become unionized.
Neville St and Johnstone St
1,300 women were out on strike.
Women's wages were far less then men's.
New York Times - June 19, 1912
Pictures of American Smelting and Refining Company and Raritan Copper Works were
taken from the 1937 PAHS Periscope Yearbook.