Labor History: The Pullman Strike of 1894

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Dandelion Salad
Originally published Sept. 4, 2017
September 2, 2018

The Pullman Strike of 1894 Explained: US History Review

Keith Hughes on Jun 3, 2014

Join me as we take a look at a pivot strike in US History, the Pullman Strike of 1894. Perfect for inquisitive learners, students of the social studies and the cray cray on the internets.

Labor Day’s violent beginnings

CNNMoney on Sep 3, 2010

The bloody Pullman strike in 1894 spurred the national holiday that recognizes American workers.

Fight for Your Rights! The Pullman Strike

WakeUpChicagoo on Jan 8, 2010

A short video on the subject of the Pullman railroad strike of 1894 which pitted the American Railway Union and hundreds of thousands of workers against the Pullman Palace Sleeping Car Company and the US Government.

The Pullman Strike: Laying the Track to Modern Labor Rights

Stephen Clement on Feb 9, 2014

This is our documentary on the Pullman Strike for National History Day 2014.

see also: Pullman Strike

from the archives:

Labor Day: The Unknown Holiday by Walter Brasch + History of Labor Day

Definitions: The Proletariat by Gaither Stewart

The Anti-War Speech That Jailed Eugene Debs For 10 Years + Transcript

Plutocracy I: Political Repression in the U.S.A. + Plutocracy II: Solidarity Forever + Plutocracy III: Class War (must-see)

Salt of the Earth (1954)

The Brief Origins of May Day

Jim Keady: Behind the Swoosh (Nike) (must-see)

Socialism According to Eugene V. Debs by Elizabeth Schulte

Labor Day Matters by Ralph Nader

How Debs became a socialist by Paul D’Amato (1989)

4 thoughts on “Labor History: The Pullman Strike of 1894

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