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Link to Rail Labor & General History

 

  • The Great Shop Strike of 1922  Google Books link to Colin Davis's "Power at Odds" This strike led directly to the passage of the Railway Labor Act of 1926
  • Eugene Debs  Google Books link to Nick Salvatore's "Eugene V. Debs: Citizen and Socialist
  • The Pullman Strike of 1894  Led by the American Railway Union organized by Eugene Debs, this was the second of the three strikes that shape rail labor history in the US