The Haymarket Riot
18.75 in HIGH x 22 in WIDE
(47.62 cm HIGH x 55.88 cm WIDE)
All Of Us Or None Archive. Gift of the Rossman Family.

Bottom left: UAW" logo". | Bottom right: Allied Printing Union Label" logo 99". | Bottom right of image: "John Z. Gelsavage". On back: "Additional copies of / UAW "This Union Cause" Posters / may be obtained from / UAW Education Department / 8000 East jefferson Avenue / Detroit 14, Michigan / Price, $3.25 per set / "Allied Printing Union Label" logo 99 / (c) 1962 International Union - UAW".

Poster is printed on white paper. Poster depicts a collage of scenes related to a labor riot. There are men in a court hearing, deadbodies, police men shooting at a group of protesters, and a mob of people in front of a factory with smoke stacks. at the bottom right of the poster is text that reads "The Haymaket Riot". Below this title are two columns of text that reads: "The Knights of Labor (led by Frank J. Farrell, Terence V. / Powderly and Gen. Fitzhugh Lee) were destroyed after they / struck the McCormick Harvester Works in Chicago on May / 1, 1886 for a shorter workday. At a protest meeting against / police brutality someone threw a bomb, killing a policeman. / Eight of the leaders were brought to trial and founf guilty, / and four were hanged without any evidence that any of / them were involved in the Haymarket Square bombing.".
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