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The Haymarket Riot

ID Number: 11424
Maker: John Zygmund Gelsavage; International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace, and Agricultural Implement Workers of America
Technique: offset
Date Made: 1962
Place Made: United States: Michigan, Detroit
Measurements: 47.5 cm x 56 cm; 18 11/16 in x 22 1/16 in
Main Subject: Political Prisoners; Labor
Materials: paper (fiber product)
Digitized: Y

Full Text:
Reapers & Mowers C.H. McCormick & Bro. Crane Bros. Foundry UAW United Automobile, Aerospace And Agricultural Implement Workers Of America The Haymarket Riot The Knights of Labor (led by Frank J. Farrell, Terence V. Powderly and Gen. Fitzhugh Lee) were destroyed after they strick the McCormick Harvester Works in Chicago on May 1, 1886 for a shorter workday. At a protest meeting against police brutality someone threw a bomb, killing a policeman. Eight of the leaders were brought to trial and found guilty, and four were hanged without any evidence that any of them were involve in the Haymarket Square bombing. [union bug]

Acquisition Number: 1994-086

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