The Pullman Strike: The Story of a Unique Experiment and of a Great Labor Upheaval

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University of Chicago Press, 1964 - Pullman Strike, 1894 - 385 pages
The history of the Pullman Strike of 1894, including information about George Pullman and his model workers' town, press portrayals of the strike, federal intervention, Governor Altgeld's position, public opinion, and the national repercussions created by the strike.
 

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Contents

EMBATTLED LABOR
3
THE PULLMAN PALACE CAR COMPANY
21
GROWTH OF THE MODEL TOWN
40
PATERNALISM
63
ORIGIN OF THE PULLMAN STRIKE
92
THE AMERICAN RAILWAY UNION AND THE GENERAL MANAGERS ASSOCIATION
109
THE STORM BREAKS
124
FEDERAL INTERVENTION
149
PROGRESS OF THE STRIKE IN CHICAGO
205
NATIONWIDE CHARACTER OF THE STRUGGLE
241
IN THE TOILS OF THE LAW
276
PUBLIC OPINION AND THE PRESS
310
REPERCUSSIONS
337
BIBLIOGRAPHY
366
INDEX
373
Copyright

THE POLICY OF ILLINOIS OFFICIALS
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