The Strike at Pullman. Statements of Geo. M. Pullman and Second Vice-President T. H. Wickes, Before the U.S. Strike Commission. Also published statements of the Company during the continuance of the strike. George M. PULLMAN, T H. Wickes.

The Strike at Pullman. Statements of Geo. M. Pullman and Second Vice-President T. H. Wickes, Before the U.S. Strike Commission. Also published statements of the Company during the continuance of the strike

Chicago? n.d., ca. 1894. First Edition. Statements made by the founder of the railroad car manufacturer the Pullman Company shortly after the infamous Pullman strike staged from May to July, 1894. In the wake of an economic downturn, the Company had cut wages and hours while keeping company rents the same, leading to the strike organized by Eugene V. Debs and the American Railway Union. Thirty union men would be killed in the ensuing violence and Debs would be arrested and jailed by a federal court. The pamphlet here includes both Pullman and his Vice President Wickes's statements in which they claimed that the men's demands were unreasonable. Octavo (23cm.); publisher's tan printed staplebound card wrappers; 38pp. Top inch and bottom half of spine split with small loss to spine edge of upper cover not approaching text, general dust-soil, else Good or better, internally fine and fresh.

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