Haymarket Square Rally | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society

Photograph

Haymarket Square Rally

Haymarket Square Rally | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society
Photograph of an artistic rendering of a rally held at Haymarket Square on May 4, 1886, before the explosion of the bomb. Haymarket Square is at the Intersection of  Randolph and Desplaines streets close to City Hall by the South Branch of the Chicago River. In this scene, thousands have gathered protesting the killing by police officers of two union member McCormick reaper factory workers during a confrontation between the union workers and their replacements the previous day.
DESCRIPTION
Photograph of an artistic rendering of a rally held at Haymarket Square on May 4, 1886, before the explosion of the bomb. Haymarket Square is at the Intersection of Randolph and Desplaines streets close to City Hall by the South Branch of the Chicago River. In this scene, thousands have gathered protesting the killing by police officers of two union member McCormick reaper factory workers during a confrontation between the union workers and their replacements the previous day.
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:26194
Creation Date: May 04 1886
Creator Name:Unknown
City:Chicago
County:
State:Illinois
Collection Name:McCormick Company visual materials, circa 1851-circa 1950
Genre:Photograph
Original Format Type:drawings
Original Format Number:M2002-175, Box 2, Folder 1
Original Dimensions:7 x 5 inches
SUBJECTS
Cities and towns
Public speaking
Crowds
Demonstrations
Riots
Streets
Labor unions
Strikes and lockouts

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