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October 1st was Ask an Archivist day on Twitter (#AskAnArchivist). We had multiple people and groups that tweeted questions and comments to us. People asked about alumni at NMU, current projects the Archives is working on, and our favorite photographs of previous strikes in Marquette County. 390 more words
Railroad shopmen in 28 cities strike the Illinois Central Railroad and Harriman lines over management’s refusal to negotiate with a coalition of shop craft unions. Management obtained sweeping injunctions against them and relied on police and armed guards to escort scabs to and from work. The strike ended in 1915.