Confrontation at Mineral Pigment 1973
Members of the United Steelworkers of America (USWA) Local 12328 struck Mineral Pigment in Beltsville, MD in 1973.

The first sequence 224-231 shows a truck attempting to leave the plant and reaction by strikers. The plant is located near U.S. Route 1 and Muirkirk Road in Beltsville, MD and is still in operation today.

The second sequence contains several group shots of the strikers in front of the plant taken Nov. 1973 after the confrontation.

This set of images scanned from original negatives. Non-commercial use of these images is permitted with attribution to Reading/Simpson. Commercial use is prohibited without expressed written consent.
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