The art: The railroad riot in Pittsburgh - The Philadelphia Militia firing on the mob… Saturday afternoon, July 21st, Engraving from Frank Leslie’s Illustrated Newspaper’s chronicling of The Great Railroad Strike of 1877.
The news: “Gov. Walker’s Pretext,” New York Times editorial on attempts by Wisconsin’s governor to dismantle collectively bargained rights.
The source: Collection of the Prints and Photographs Division of the Library of Congress.
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