Haymarket Riot

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Haymarket Riot

Chicago labor dispute erupted into mob scene (1886). [Am. Hist.: Van Doren, 297]
See: Riot
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In this context, the play scripts alluded to earlier industrial conflicts such as the Haymarket affair and the steel strike of 1919, taking advantage of the audience's familiarity with earlier labor conflicts to foster identification and sympathy.
Slave manacles and an advertisement for the Underground Railroad in the Western Citizen, 1844 -- A billy club and an execution document from the 1886 Haymarket Affair -- Flyers for an anti-war dance at the Dill Pickle Club and an anti-Red mass meeting at the Press Club -- Police riot helmet worn during the 1968 West Side Riots and the Democratic National Convention -- Gay marriage protest materials