Carnation Milk Company workers strike on April 9, 1917.

  • By Greg Lange
  • Posted 5/09/1999
  • Essay 1114
On April 9, 1917, condensery workers strike Carnation Milk Products Company in Kent. The workers demand a wage increase.

The plant continued to operate. The strike was unsuccessful.


Sources: [Washington State] Bureau of Labor, Bureau of Labor Eleventh Biennial Report 1917-1918 (Olympia: Frank M. Lamborn, Public Printer, 1918), 69-70.

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