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."
EARLIEST DATE: 1895 (Delaney's Song Book #7, according to Cohen)
KEYWORDS: strike labor-movement railroading
1894 - The Pullman Strike
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Cohen-AFS2, p. 451, "The Pullman Strike" (1 text)
cf. "A. R. U." (subject)
NOTES [11 words]: For background on the Pullman Strike, see the notes to "A. R. U." - RBW
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