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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…

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Uriah S. Stephens (1921-1882) founded the Noble and Holy Order of the Knights of Labor with eight fellow garment cutters in 1869. This item is part of the background to the Forging Bonds of Sympathy: The Catholic Church and the Knights of…

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Captioned "The most famous inventor of the age--Thos. A. Edison in his laboratory, East Orange, N.J., U.S.A." This item is part of the background to the Forging Bonds of Sympathy: The Catholic Church and the Knights of Labor section.

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This is the first draft of the sketch submitted by Alexander Graham bell for the patent on his new invention, the telephone. This item is part of the background to the Forging Bonds of Sympathy: The Catholic Church and the Knights of Labor…

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Alexander Graham Bell(1847-1922) contributed to the second industrial revolution with his invention of the telephone. This item is part of the background to the Forging Bonds of Sympathy: The Catholic Church and the Knights of Labor…

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Baristas (coffee-house employees) working at a Starbucks coffee shop in Manhattan, New York This item is part of the background to the Forging Bonds of Sympathy: The Catholic Church and the Knights of Labor section.
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