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History Here: The 1886 Haymarket Affair

July 13, 2021 @ 1:00 pm 2:00 pm CDT


On May 4, 1886, a bomb exploded during a labor rights demonstration, killing seven Chicago police officers. Barrington High School history teacher Cary Waxler will discuss how the Haymarket Affair fits into the Gilded Age struggle pitting workers and employers against each other.