Socialism Comes to Philadelphia | LAWCHA

http://lawcha.org/wordpress/2016/06/30/socialism-comes-philadelphia/

22-year-old Carl Mackley was eulogized as a martyr for labor’s cause. Mackley, a knitter in the full-fashioned hosiery industry, had been gunned down three days earlier by armed strikebreakers hired by the owners of the Aberle Hosiery Mill, where a strike was in progress. The memorial for Mackley drew somewhere between 35,000 and 70,000 (depending on the source) union supporters and neighborhood residents, jamming into McPherson Square

Thanks. God bless.

Aaron

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