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In 1912, Lawrence, Massachusetts, a leading industrial center, erupted into a long, sometimes violent struggle between mill owners and workers. The ensuing strike was to become a landmark moment in the history of the United States. This online exhibit celebrates the 100th anniversary of that event. Click on the galleries above to explore what happened before, during, and after the Bread and Roses Strike of 1912 and the ways in which we remember the event. Once there, click on a picture to read more about it.