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Police mobilising during the docks strike of July 1912.
|The dockers strike of July 1912.|
|© National Maritime Museum, London|
|Repro ID: H2493|
|Description: Mounted police outside a building during the 1912 dockers strike. The pre-war era witnessed massive industrial unrest as dockers, transport workers, miners and other workers pressed for higher wages and better conditions. The strike wave only ended with the outbreak of war in 1914.|
|Credit line: Newham Archives and Local Studies Library Collection.|