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Sun Jul 10, 2016, 07:32 PM

7-10-16 Debs Arrested in 2:00


July 10, 2016
On this day in Labor History the year was 1894. That was the day that labor leader Eugene V. Debs was arrested for supporting the strike of Pullman Palace Car Company workers. In May, the workers who made the popular train sleeping cars had walked off the job. George Pullman had slashed workers’ wages, but had kept the rents in his company town steady.

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