About the Strike

Screen shot of landing page for ROLL CALL, the website and database about the 1919 Boston Police StrikeOn September 9, 1919, more than 1,100 Boston Police officers went on strike for fair wages, decent working conditions and their right to organize.

To learn more, visit ROLL CALL.

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  1. I am the Grandaughter of Michael Joseph Finnegan and he was one of the Police Officers involved in the strike. I would like to get involved having just seen the plan!
    Thank you, Jean Lamkin

  2. Hello, My name is Richard Felton. I am a retired DFC for the city of Boston Fire Department. My father was a member or the BPD, and his father and grandfather were also members of the BPD. I have been trying to do some research on their history, and would like to know where would be a good place to start. Any information would be helpful. Richard Felton

  3. just waisted over 40 mins waiting for something other than songs from 1919 & old photos… still waiting for someone to start talking…

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