St. Louis Civil War: The Streetcar Strike of 1900 Ken Zimmerman Jr.

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Published: July 5th 2014

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St. Louis Civil War: The Streetcar Strike of 1900  by  Ken Zimmerman Jr.

St. Louis Civil War: The Streetcar Strike of 1900 by Ken Zimmerman Jr.
July 5th 2014 | Kindle Edition | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, talking book, mp3, RTF | 45 pages | ISBN: | 7.72 Mb

On Saturday, May 5, 1900 at 11:30 p.m., the explosion of the Suburban Line at the Wabash and Sarah Street railroad crossing marked the beginning of the St. Louis Street Car Strike of 1900. Before the strike was over in September 1900, the streets ofMoreOn Saturday, May 5, 1900 at 11:30 p.m., the explosion of the Suburban Line at the Wabash and Sarah Street railroad crossing marked the beginning of the St. Louis Street Car Strike of 1900. Before the strike was over in September 1900, the streets of St. Louis would be a battle ground between rich and poor with the St.

Louis Police Department in the middle of the fray. The strike would divide the overwhelmed police department as well as well as the city itself.Before the strike effectively ended on September 11, 1900, 14 people including a St. Louis Police Officer were killed and hundreds were injured. Was it worth the sacrifice? Are the effects of the strike still felt in the city today? This book answers these questions and more.



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