The 1877 Railroad Strike in Baltimore

By Bill Barry ’64. . August 2014. This history of the first national strike also covers state and federal power, the role of industrial workers, the development of railroads, immigration and different forms of worker organizations in the period after the Civil War. The book includes original research from newspapers and committee hearings, minutes from the Hayes administration, documents from the archives of the B & O Museum, poems written by students in Baltimore, period graphics and contemporary photographs.