Pullman Strike, The

DESCRIPTION: "Near the town of Chicago, where riot holds full sway, The workingmen of Pullman are battling for fair play." The White House has declared them lawbreakers. Troops are called in, even though the workers merely want "fair pay."
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1895 (Delaney's Song Book #7, according to Cohen)
KEYWORDS: strike labor-movement railroading
HISTORICAL REFERENCES:
1894 - The Pullman Strike
FOUND IN:
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Cohen-AFS2, p. 451, "The Pullman Strike" (1 text)
CROSS-REFERENCES:
cf. "A. R. U." (subject)
NOTES: For background on the Pullman Strike, see the notes to "A. R. U." - RBW
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