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General Labor Strike at Allis Reliance Works

General Labor Strike at Allis Reliance Works | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society
Edward P. Allis Reliance Works under the protection of the Wisconsin State Militia during the first general labor strike.  The strike is also known as the Eight Hour Riots of May 1886.
DESCRIPTION
Edward P. Allis Reliance Works under the protection of the Wisconsin State Militia during the first general labor strike. The strike is also known as the Eight Hour Riots of May 1886.
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:1990
Creation Date:May 04 1886
Creator Name:Unknown
City:Milwaukee
County:Milwaukee
State:Wisconsin
Collection Name:Classified File
Genre:Photograph
Original Format Type:photographic print, b&w
Original Format Number:CF 663
Original Dimensions:unknown
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
This image is one of many photographs, held in various collections, that document labor strikes.
SUBJECTS
Cities and towns
Factories
Armed Forces
Military uniforms
Soldiers
Men
Outdoor photography
Demonstrations
Riots
Labor unions
Strikes and lockouts
Railroad tracks

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