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McKees Rocks, Pennsylvania - Wikipedia


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 - AFL-CIO


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 - McKees Rocks CDC


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  ...

Pressed Steel Car strike in McKees Rocks reaches centennial ...


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 ...

Pittsburgh & Ohio Central Railroad - Genesee & Wyoming Inc.


Track Miles: 35. Interchanges: CSX (Pov Junction, Pa.); Norfolk Southern (Duffs Junction, Pa.); Pan Am Railways (McKees Rocks, Pa.) Capacity: 286k.

Chapter 3 - ExplorePAHistory.com - Stories from PA History


In response, southern and eastern European immigrants with vastly different cultures, ... Meeting of striking workers at McKees Rocks, PA, August 5, 1909.

Chapter two - ExplorePAHistory.com - Stories from PA History


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, 1909.

Centennial Anniversary of "Bloody Sunday" at McKees Rocks


Aug 23, 2009 ... The workers were mostly from southern and eastern Europe and spoke ... ( Strikers meeting at McKees Rocks, Pennsylvania, August 5th, 1909).

European Community | GlobalPittsburgh


... 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.

Part IV: West - Fight Back Pittsburgh


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.