Firing into a Mob on Baltimore Street

Railroad detective Allan Pinkerton's history of the strike emphasized the unruliness of the mob and the threat of foreign, anarchist, and communist influences on American labor. Here, his illustration shows the military defending law and order, firing their weapons into a mob in Baltimore during the 1877 strike.

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Firing into a Mob on Baltimore Street.

About this Document

  • Source: Strikers, Communists, Tramps and Detectives
  • Author: Allen Pinkerton
  • Publisher: G. W. Carleton & Co.
  • Published: London
  • Date: 1878