Minnesota was the only state in which strikers faced criminal charges for preventing people from working.
Anja Witek is a former History Day student whose passion for historical inquiry continues to this day. She received a BA in History and Educational Studies from Macalester College. She currently volunteers with the East Side Freedom Library and works for the non-profit mobile food shelf “North Country Food Alliance.”
Members of the Socialist Workers Party and Teamsters union local 544 were accused of conspiracy to overthrow the government under the Alien Registration Act.