In late July of 1877, Chicagoans played their part in the first nationwide uprising of workers. On July 16, railroad workers in Martinsburg, West Virginia, walked off ...
In 1877 an explosion of working-class protest rocked the United States and propelled the labor movement forward in the struggle for economic and social justice.
The Great Railway Strike of 1877 spread quickly within the region of the eastern railroads, but as the strikers and their sympathizers gathered in Baltimore, they ...
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