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Virtual Tour | The Haymarket Affair

On May 4, 1886, Chicago and the country changed forever when a bomb went off in Haymarket Square during a rally for the eight-hour workday. While the bomber remains unknown, eight men were put on trial for what they said rather than what they did. Join author and historian Paul Durica on a tour of More

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Virtual Tour | The Haymarket Affair

On May 4, 1886, Chicago and the country changed forever when a bomb went off in Haymarket Square during a rally for the eight-hour workday. While the bomber remains unknown, eight men were tried for what they said rather than what they did. Join author and historian Paul Durica on a tour of places and More

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Virtual Tour | The Haymarket Affair

On May 4, 1886, Chicago and the country changed forever when a bomb went off in Haymarket Square during a rally for the eight-hour workday. While the bomber remains unknown, eight men were tried for what they said rather than what they did. Join author and historian Paul Durica on a tour of places and More

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Haymarket Walking Tour

On May 4, 1886, Chicago and the country changed forever when a bomb went off in Haymarket Square during a rally for the eight-hour workday. While the bomber remains unknown, eight men were tried for what they said rather than what they did. Join guide Paul Durica as he leads this tour of Haymarket sites, More

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“Solidarity Forever!”

In 1889, an international group of socialist party members and trade union representatives designated May 1 as a day in support of workers in commemoration of the 1886 Haymarket Affair in Chicago and the subsequent trial and executions. Since then, May Day (also called Workers’ Day or International Workers’ Day) has been celebrated in many countries and recognizes the historic struggles and gains made by workers and More

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