Celebrate Labor Day at CHM! Join Joseph Rulli, researcher and author of The Chicago Haymarket Affair: A Guide to a Labor Rights Milestone and Chicago Marching: A History of Protest, Authority & Violence, for a presentation that delves into the history of the Haymarket Affair of 1886 and the social causes that accelerated the incident. A moderated Q&A will follow the presentation.

Free; RSVP required

Front of Haymarket Monument at Waldheim Cemetary with statue and The day will come… quote Front of Haymarket Monument at Waldheim Cemetery with statue and "The day will come..." quote. CHM, ICHi-052313
Attention Workingmen /Great Mass Meeting /Haymarket, Randolph Street between Desplaines and Halsted Broadside announcing mass meeting at Haymarket Square, 1886. CHM, ICHi-006214
Haymarket illustration Illustration depicting Haymarket Square events, Chicago, May 4, 1886. Published in Harper's Weekly, May 15, 1886. CHM, ICHi-003665

Joseph Anthony Rulli

Joseph Anthony Rulli is a transplanted Hoosier, living in Chicago since 2006. A 1987 graduate of the University of Notre Dame (BA, history) and a 1992 graduate of St. Meinrad School of Theology (MDiv), he taught social studies, religion, philosophy, and history at the high school level. Rulli began writing as a career upon his arrival to his second city and has written a wide variety of works, including short stories, stage plays, multiple nonfiction works, and one novel.

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