Scranton Strike of 1877

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Scranton Strike of 1877

Description

This engraving is an artist's depiction of the labor unrest of 1877 as it occurred in Scranton, Pennsylvania. Handwritten across the bottom of the image is the following: "First blood shed at Scranton, Pa. of the great strike of 1877."


This item is part of the background to the Forging Bonds of Sympathy: The Catholic Church and the Knights of Labor section.

Date

1877

Rights

American Catholic History Research Center and University Archives

Citation

“Scranton Strike of 1877,” American Catholic History Classroom, accessed November 23, 2017, http://cuomeka.wrlc.org/items/show/8.

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