Bronze artist Paul Michaels, left, reads Thursday from a paper proof of the bronze plaque that will be installed on the Murray Morgan Bridge to commemorate the bloody 1916 Longshore strike. Listening to Michaels are, from left, Mike Jagielski, president of Tacoma Pensioners; Dean McGrath, president of ILWU, Local 23 Tacoma; James Norton, pensioner; and Ronald Magden, Local 23 honoree member.
Bronze artist Paul Michaels, left, reads Thursday from a paper proof of the bronze plaque that will be installed on the Murray Morgan Bridge to commemorate the bloody 1916 Longshore strike. Listening to Michaels are, from left, Mike Jagielski, president of Tacoma Pensioners; Dean McGrath, president of ILWU, Local 23 Tacoma; James Norton, pensioner; and Ronald Magden, Local 23 honoree member. Lui Kit Wong lwong@thenewstribune.com
Bronze artist Paul Michaels, left, reads Thursday from a paper proof of the bronze plaque that will be installed on the Murray Morgan Bridge to commemorate the bloody 1916 Longshore strike. Listening to Michaels are, from left, Mike Jagielski, president of Tacoma Pensioners; Dean McGrath, president of ILWU, Local 23 Tacoma; James Norton, pensioner; and Ronald Magden, Local 23 honoree member. Lui Kit Wong lwong@thenewstribune.com

Back to 1916 Tacoma: Remembering shots fired and a bloody, failed strike

September 04, 2016 2:00 PM

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