Great Southwest Railroad Strike of 1886
The Great Southwest Railroad Strike of 1886 was a labor union strike against the Union Pacific and Missouri Pacific railroads involving more than 200,000 workers. In March 1886, railroad workers in the Southwest United States conducted an unsuccessful strike against railroads owned by Jay Gould, one of the most ruthless industrialists of the day. The failure of the strike led directly to the collapse of the Knights of Labor and the formation of the American Federation of Labor.

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The Great Southwest Strike - 1886
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The Great Southwest Railroad Strike and Free Labor
The Great Southwest Railroad Strike and Free Labor
Theresa Ann Case, 2010
St. Louis Post-Dispatch, March 24, 26, 1886. 22. New Orleans Times-Democrat, March 12, 1886, typed copy in Box 3E302, Folder 9, lmtc; Investigation ofLabor Troubles, 316, 318–19, 407, 423; Official History of the Great Strike of 1886, 51– 63 ...
Great Southwest Railroad Strike of 1886
Great Southwest Railroad Strike of 1886
Wade Anastasia Jere, 2011
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US History, Volume II: 1865—present
US History, Volume II: 1865—present
Boundless, 2013
The strike was organized and purposeful, presaging modern-day labor disputes. • Earlier large-scale strikes in the U.S., such as the Great Railroad Strike of 1877 or the Great Southwest Railroad Strike of 1886, had been largely leaderless and  ...
Dallas: The Making of a Modern City
Dallas: The Making of a Modern City
Patricia Evridge Hill, 1996
The "Great Southwest Strike" began on March 1, 1886. Support for organized labor grew in dozens of county ... and provided direct aid to those on strike. The prolabor Dallas Mercury called farmers "the spinal column of this great railroad war.
Rethinking U.S. Labor History: Essays on the Working-Class ...
Rethinking U.S. Labor History: Essays on the Working-Class ...
Donna T. Haverty-Stacke, Daniel J. Walkowitz, 2010
See Case, The Great Southwest Railroad Strike and Free Labor, 214–20. Dallas Morning News, March 5, 6, 10 (2nd quotation), 12, 14 (1st quotation), 20, 1886; Missouri Republican, March 5, 1886. Dallas Morning News, March 5, 7, 10, 1886.
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This Week in History: The Great Southwest Railroad Strike | Workers' Self-Education Blog
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The Great Southwest Railroad Strike and the Formation of the American Federation of Labor | Finance History
In the 20 years following the Civil War, the railroad industry in America exploded. Railways were being laid at an astonishing pace and were the backbone of the country's industrial economy. Some of the railway workers of the time belonged to the Knights of Labor, an early labor union that pushed for an eight-hour workday…
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Socialist - Courier: Martin Irons - Not Forgotten
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Know Your Labor Leaders: Martin Irons | Know Your Government
It was in 1886 that Martin Irons, as chairman of the executive board of the Knights of Labor of the Gould southwest railway system, defied capitalist tyranny, and from that hour he was doomed. All the powers of capitalism combined to crush him, and when at last he succumbed to overwhelming odds, he was hounded…
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K.P.Kollenborn: Ten Greatest Labor Strikes in American History
1) Great Southwest Railroad Strike *200,000 strikers *March-September 1886 *Arkansas, Illinois, Kansas, Missouri, and Texas By the end of the 1800’s, the American railroad was expanding quickly. In 1886, the Knights of Labor struck against the Union Pacific and Missouri Pacific railroads, owned by robber baron Jay Gould.
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Texarkana: The Great Southwest Railroad Strike and Free Labor (Red River Valley Books, sponsored by Texas A&M University-Texarkana)
The Great Southwest Railroad Strike and Free Labor (Red River Valley Books, sponsored by Texas A&M University-Texarkana) List Price: $40.00 List Price: $40.00 Your Price: $24.20- Focusing on a story largely untold until now, Theresa A. Case studies the “Great Southwest Strike of 1886,” which pitted entrepreneurial freedom against the freedom of employees to have [...], Just another Texas B and B’s site
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Mayday, the 8-hour movement and the Knights of Labor - Jeremy Brecher | libcom.org
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Making One Half of the Working Class Kill the Other Half | HesterPrynne
The 19th century railroad tycoon and robber baron Jay Gould is said to have bragged that he was so powerful he could make one half of the working class kill the other half. Gould was likely referring to the Great Southwest Railroad Strike of 1886, which he was able to break by hiring replacements for…
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Buttermilk and Blood (Part 2): “For God’s Sake, Don’t Shoot” | Hometown by Handlebar
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