Pullman strike, 1894

Violence in Chicago escalated when federal troops came to break the 1894 <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PLGEO100100501257200" title="Pullman" href="/topic/us/illinois/cook-county/chicago/pullman-PLGEO100100501257200.topic">Pullman</a> factory strike, as illustrated in this drawing from Harper's Weekly. More than one thousand rail cars were destroyed, and 13 people were killed.

( Photo Courtesy of Chicago Historical Society )

Violence in Chicago escalated when federal troops came to break the 1894 Pullman factory strike, as illustrated in this drawing from Harper's Weekly. More than one thousand rail cars were destroyed, and 13 people were killed.

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