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The 1877 Railroad Strike in Baltimore

The 1877 Railroad Strike in Baltimore
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B & O Railroad workers began refusing to work because of wage cuts, ordered by Company managers,  in July, 1877.  Many historians consider this  the first great industrial upheaval of American Labor.Barry’s book is full of additional colorful details of the strike action in Baltimore: It offers as much for the sheer joy of reading as it does for the more serious historical material. he book is also illustrated with images from those publications and modern photos of important sites, both of which add more flavor. by Bill Barry, softcover, 203 pages, with illustrations.

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