Contains 1 Result:
June 28 - July 3, 1894
File — Box: 2, Volume: 2
Identifier: Case Pullman 12/00/03
Scope and Contents note From the Series: May 11, 1894, walkout of American Railway Union-led Pullman Car Works employees, prompted by the Panic of 1893, induced wage cuts with no corresponding reduction in rents and fees at the company-owned town of Pullman, Illinois. By the end of June, after union members refused to handle Pullman cars, the local walkout developed into a national railroad strike. A month later, following a union-defied federal injunction prohibiting interference with trains, mob violence, and the use of federal...