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Carter H. Harrison I was the Mayor of Chicago at the time of the Haymarket Riot of 1886. Harrison attended a portion of the Haymarket meeting and testified for the defense during the trial of Illinois vs. August Spies et al.

Carter H. Harrison I was the Mayor of Chicago at the time of the Haymarket Riot of Harrison attended a portion of the Haymarket meeting and testified for the defense during the trial of Illinois vs. August Spies et al.

History Channel remember The Haymarket Riot of 1886 5/4 MayThe4thBeWithYou in a more revolutionary way http://www.history.com/topics/haymarket-riot

History Channel remember The Haymarket Riot of 1886 5/4 MayThe4thBeWithYou in a more revolutionary way http://www.history.com/topics/haymarket-riot

Illinois - The anarchist-labor troubles in Chicago The police charging the murderous rioters in old Haymarket Square on the night of May 4th /

wo page spread from Frank Leslie’s illustrated Newspaper showing police charging rioters in Chicago’s Haymarket Square and bust portraits of seven policemen

Chicago Hunger Riot, Jan 1915, Lucy Parsons Pisoner

Hellraisers Journal: Lucy Parsons Among Those Arrested at Chicago Hunger Protest When Police Riot

Haymarket Riot, Flyer Calling for a Protest Against the Chicago Police, May 4, 1886 Prints at AllPosters.com

Haymarket Riot, Flyer Calling for a Protest Against the Chicago Police, May 4, 1886

Labor Pamphlet distributed in the immediate aftermath of the Haymarket Riot, Chicago,

Haymarket riot: The Haymarket affair was the aftermath of a bombing that took place at a labor demonstration on Tuesday May 4, 1886, at Haymarket Square in Chicago. It began as a peaceful rally in support of workers striking for an eight-hour day and in reaction to the killing of several workers the previous day by the police.

Haymarket riot: The Haymarket affair was the aftermath of a bombing that took place at a labor demonstration on Tuesday May 4, 1886, at Haymarket Square in Chicago. It began as a peaceful rally in support of workers striking for an eight-hour day and in reaction to the killing of several workers the previous day by the police.

Parade banner of Veterans of the Haymarket Riot Chicago (Ill.). Police Dept. Veterans of the Haymarket Riot.  CREATED/PUBLISHED[ca. 1895]

Parade banner of Veterans of the Haymarket Riot Chicago (Ill.). Police Dept. Veterans of the Haymarket Riot. CREATED/PUBLISHED[ca. 1895]

November 27   1884 -- US: The black flag (traditional symbol of anarchism) appears in first known display by anarchists in America, at a demonstration in Chicago.

Robert Graham's Anarchism: A Documentary History of Libertarian Ideas presents Joshua Stephen's on anarchist alternatives and resistance in Greece.

A German anarchist and labor union activist living in America, George Engel often partook in and organized strikes, raids, and riots. Convicted for having planted bombs at the Haymarket Square Riot in Chicago, he was sent to the gallows. From the platform he shouted:“Hurrah for anarchy! This is the happiest moment of my life.”

George Engel (April 1836 – November was an anarchist and labor union activist executed after the Haymarket riot, along with Albert Parsons, August Spies, and Adolph Fischer.

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