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First Day - Tuesday 4 May
Dock Pickets
Dock Pickets
Dispatch riders waiting outside Transport House
Dispatch riders waiting outside Transport House

Click on a link below to view documents and newspapers from the first day of the strike.

TUC Official Bulletin No. 1

Wireless Bulletin, 9pm

Daily Herald

Daily Express

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12 May 1926

The British Worker, 10 May 1926 Food lorry with an armoured car escort
  Dock pickets   Chiswick Bus Depot  
  Despatch Riders   Miners in fancy dress  
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