The Chicago Haymarket Affair

  • Glessner House Museum 1800 South Prairie Avenue Chicago, IL, 60616 United States

On May 4, 1886, a bomb exploded during a labor demonstration near Haymarket Square.  The ensuing gunfire and chaos brought a grisly end to what began as peaceful support for an eight-hour workday and led to the trial and execution of rally organizers.  In this lecture by author Joseph Anthony Rulli, we will revisit the key events and sites of one of Chicago's most confusing and chaotic events, while attempting to establish a clearer understanding of its historical significance.

Books will be available for purchase and signing.

$10 per person / $8 for members (member coupon code required)

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