Labor Day’s radical roots: How a worker revolt on the B&O Railroad almost became a revolution – SFGate


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Labor Day's radical roots: How a worker revolt on the B&O Railroad almost became a revolution
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Then violence broke out, and 30 people died. In St. Louis, a relatively peaceful general strike shut down everything – and for that reason most frightened the leaders of industry, Dray writes. Talk spread of an "American Commune," and the Workingmen's