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Mark Simonson

September 1, 2012

Railroad strike in 1922 caused local clashes


By Sept. 12 it was reported the replacement workers were leaving Oneonta, as the end of the shop strike was near. The D&H   began hiring again, but rejected almost all who had gone on strike and were re-applying.
Next weekend, as the Daily Star will not publish on Monday: Amusing local news from September 1917.
City Historian Mark Simonson’s column appears twice weekly. On Saturdays, his column focuses on the area during the Depression   and before. His Monday columns address local history after the Depression. If you have feedback or ideas about the column,   write to him at The Daily Star, or email him at His website is His columns   can be found at

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