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1932 Press Photo Labor Feud at Illinois River Dam at Marseilles Illinois

$12.33
AdID: 2847934

Availability: In stock

Part Number: nee65575

Height: 7

Width: 9

Source: NEA

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This is an original press photo. A labor feud, smouldering for weeks, flared into a battle at Marseilles, Illinois, where non-union men were being employed in the construction of an Illinois River Dam, and one union man was killed and 16 were shot when the union men allegedly attacked the job superintendent and were driven off by gunfire. The scene of the battle is shown. The armed workers fired from the elevations shown, it is reported.Photo measures 9 x 7inches. Photo is dated 07-20-1932.