William J. Adelman Reprinted: Illinois Labor History Society

The Haymarket Affair
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The Haymarket Affair

Chicago, Illinois — “No single event has influenced the history of labor in Illinois, the United States, and even the world, more than the Chicago Haymarket Affair. It began with a rally on May 4, 1886, but the consequences are still being felt today. Although the rally is included in American history textbooks, very few…