McKees Rocks, also known as "The Rocks", is a borough in Allegheny County, in
western Pennsylvania, along the south bank of the Ohio River. The borough ...
McKees Rock Strike: Turning Point for Immigrant Workers ... Hailing mainly from
southern and eastern Europe, they included "Russians who had served in the ...
McKees Rocks history shows that it is one of the oldest places of human ... He
caused such havoc in raids on English settlements that Pennsylvania placed a ...
half-European, half Native American who served as a sophisticated British guide
... “By Colonel Bouqet, Commanding Officer in the Southern District, permission is
Aug 16, 2009 ... s plants in McKees Rocks and Woods Run, unskilled immigrants from southern
and eastern Europe who made rail cars in 1909 spoke 16 ...
Track Miles: 35. Interchanges: CSX (Pov Junction, Pa.); Norfolk Southern (Duffs
Junction, Pa.); Pan Am Railways (McKees Rocks, Pa.) Capacity: 286k.
In response, southern and eastern European immigrants with vastly different
cultures, ... Meeting of striking workers at McKees Rocks, PA, August 5, 1909.
The Burning of the Union Depot, Pittsburgh, Pa., during the Railroad Riot ...
factories, and coal mines hired immigrants who arrived by the tens of thousands
from eastern and southern Europe. .... Striking workers at McKees Rocks, PA,
Aug 23, 2009 ... The workers were mostly from southern and eastern Europe and spoke ... (
Strikers meeting at McKees Rocks, Pennsylvania, August 5th, 1909).
... by large-scale immigration from eastern and southern Europe at the turn of the
20th century. ... Mars, PA; Holy Trinity Serbian Orthodox Cathedral 4920 Clairton
Blvd. ..... the South Side, McKees Rocks, McKeesport, and Ambridge/Aliquippa.
Joseph Sotak, a Slovak leader of the Eastern European steel workers, was shot
.... win improvements at the Pressed Steel Car plant in McKees Rocks, Pa., with ...
a major industrial rebellion by Eastern and Southern European immigrants.