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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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Virtual Talk | A Combustible Society: Chicago’s Populations and The Great Chicago Fire

In 1871, Chicago was the nation’s fifth largest city with a large population of recent European immigrants seeking employment in Chicago’s booming meatpacking industry, rail transportation, lumberyards, and more. The arrival of so many immigrants sparked xenophobic sentiments that pitted the native-born residents against the newly arrived foreign population as both struggled for space and More

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