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‘You shouldn’t have to be subservient to anybody’: Post-Gazette strikers discuss their journey to the picket line at storytelling event

Benjamin Franklin Hough was born in 1892 on a coal patch in Windber, Pa., and as a young man found himself mining coal. He lived in a company home, shopped at a company store where he was forced to use company money, and was not allowed to join a union despite working in dirty, dangerous […]