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Software, E-Resource Chicago anarchists on trial evidence from the Haymarket Affair, 1886-1887 /

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Title

  • Chicago anarchists on trial evidence from the Haymarket Affair, 1886-1887 /

Summary

  • Presents more than 3,800 images of original manuscripts, broadsides, photographs, prints, and artifacts relating to the Haymarket Affair, a violent confrontation between Chicago police and labor protesters in 1886. Covers the May 4, 1886 meeting and bombing; the trial, conviction, and subsequent appeals of those accused of inciting the bombing; and the execution of four of the convicted and the later pardon of the remaining defendants. Central to The Haymarket Affair Digital Collection is a searchable 3,323-page transcript of witness testimony and cross-examination from the murder trial and the accompanying evidence books. Contains twenty-four images of three-dimensional artifacts, including contemporary Chicago Police Department paraphernalia, labor banners, and an unexploded bomb casing.

Names

  • Chicago History Museum.
  • Library of Congress. National Digital Library Program.

Created / Published

  • [Washington, D.C.] : Library of Congress, 2001-

Headings

  • -  Haymarket Square Riot, Chicago, Ill., 1886--Sources

Notes

  • -  At head of title: The Library of Congress, American Memory.
  • -  Title from home page as viewed on June 11, 2013.
  • -  1997/98 Award Winner of The Library of Congress/Ameritech National Digital Library Competition.
  • -  This description is based on the original presentation of the collection on the Library of Congress website, now available only as an archived web site. The presentation on the awardee institution's website may vary.
  • -  Archived site contains a Haymarket Affair chronology and two special presentations ("The Dramas of Haymarket," "Autobiographies of Two Defendents").

Call Number/Physical Location

  • HX846.C4

Digital Id

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 2001561575

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Chicago citation style:

Chicago History Museum, and Library Of Congress. National Digital Library Program. Chicago anarchists on trial evidence from the Haymarket Affair, -1887. [Washington, D.C.: Library of Congress, 2001] Software, E-Resource. https://lccn.loc.gov/2001561575.

APA citation style:

Chicago History Museum & Library Of Congress. National Digital Library Program. (2001) Chicago anarchists on trial evidence from the Haymarket Affair, -1887. [Washington, D.C.: Library of Congress] [Software, E-Resource] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://lccn.loc.gov/2001561575.

MLA citation style:

Chicago History Museum, and Library Of Congress. National Digital Library Program. Chicago anarchists on trial evidence from the Haymarket Affair, -1887. [Washington, D.C.: Library of Congress, 2001] Software, E-Resource. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <lccn.loc.gov/2001561575>.