The real-life union activist and balladeer Ella May Wiggins, who was shot dead during a ride to a union rally, in a photo from “Gastonia 1929” by John A. Salmond.
The real-life union activist and balladeer Ella May Wiggins, who was shot dead during a ride to a union rally, in a photo from “Gastonia 1929” by John A. Salmond.
The real-life union activist and balladeer Ella May Wiggins, who was shot dead during a ride to a union rally, in a photo from “Gastonia 1929” by John A. Salmond.

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