This is from the Homestead Strike! I didn't hear about it until long after it was over. I feel so awful for the steel-workers.

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The Homestead Strike, also known as the Homestead Steel Strike, was an industrial lockout and strike which began on June 30, 1892, culminating in a battle between strikers and private security agents on July 6, 1892.

Homestead Strike - Strikers hiding behind a large shield while firing the cannon and watching the Pinkerton men.

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Elf on the Shelf on STRIKE! In LOVE with this idea as a way to get kids to behave even when the Elf if around and they're not behaving.

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Homestead Strike - Strike supported by the American Federation of Labor. Ended when the Governor of Pennsylvania sent a mafia to stop it.

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Gilded Age and the Labor Movement Lesson - AP, Honors Powerpoint & Apple's Keynote with Lecture Notes. Lecture covers the rise of the Labor Movement, Knights of Labor, AFL, IWW, the Great Railroad Strike, Haymarket Strike, Homestead Strike, and the Pullman Strike.

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The Men Who Built America--great series highlighting the beginnings of the American Railroad

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The Homestead Strike of 1892. Sucks to be Carnegie. Good thing my workers will never strike on me.

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Homestead Strike: Frick locked workers out of the plate mill and one of the open hearth furnaces on the evening of June 28. When no collective bargaining agreement was reached on June 29, Frick locked the union out of the rest of the plant. A high fence topped with barbed wire, begun in January, was completed and the plant sealed to the workers. Sniper towers with searchlights were constructed near each mill building, with high-pressure water cannons, some capable of spraying boiling-hot…

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Homestead Carnegie Library, Munhall, Pennsylvania books fly off the stacks for no reason. doors open and close by themself , loud disembodied voices, the ghosts of old steel hands still dressed in their sooty mill outfits wander about the structure.

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