Haymarket Square Riot Infirmary | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society

Photograph

Haymarket Square Riot Infirmary

Haymarket Square Riot Infirmary | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society
A photograph of a painting depicting the wounded being treated at Desplaines Street police station after the Haymarket Square riot. The riot started as a rally 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. Later in the evening, police marched into the square and ordered the crowed to disperse. A riot erupted after someone threw a dynamite bomb that exploded, killing and wounding many police and civilians.
DESCRIPTION
A photograph of a painting depicting the wounded being treated at Desplaines Street police station after the Haymarket Square riot. The riot started as a rally 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. Later in the evening, police marched into the square and ordered the crowed to disperse. A riot erupted after someone threw a dynamite bomb that exploded, killing and wounding many police and civilians.
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:26207
Creation Date:circa 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:photographic print, b&w
Original Format Number:M2002-175, Box 2, Folder 1
Original Dimensions:7 x 5 inches
SUBJECTS
Buildings
Police
First aid in illness and injury
Men
Riots
Labor unions

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