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Hunger March at Woodmere Cemetery

As the Great Depression hit, tensions ran high as unemployed workers marched through Detroit to Dearborn. The protestors were headed to the Ford Rouge Complex to present their demands for jobs and working conditions. They were confronted by Dearborn police and the march ended in gunfire. Five marchers were killed and four of them were buried in the Woodmere Cemetery, within view of the Rouge complex. 

9400 West Fort St (main entrance of Woodmere cemetery)
Detroit, MI 48209