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Frisco in Grip of Strike!

1930's

Frisco in Grip of Strike!

Newsreel: 'Frisco in Grip of Strike! - 1934

In this newsreel, presented is a look at the historic 1934 West Coast Longshoremen’s Strike which lasted nearly three months and led to the establishment of unions for port workers on the West Coast. On Bloody Thursday, after fights broke out near San Francisco’s Embarcadero between police, strikebreakers and waterfront workers, the situation took a […]

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None Such Coffee

1930's

None Such Coffee

None Such Coffee - 1934

What?! Keeping the coffee in the icebox? Yes, Mr. Jones, it’s a new kind of coffee roasted by a new secret process. Hence, this new None Such Coffee has a different flavor, a flavor preserved by vacuum packing, the flavor retained by refrigeration after the jar has been opened. Just taste it. You can’t miss […]

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