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The Pullman Strike: The Story of a Unique Experiment and of a Great Labor Upheaval
The Pullman Strike The Story of a Unique Experiment and of a Great Labor Upheaval Author:Almont Lindsey The Pullman Strike of 1894 threatened an entire nation with social and economic upheaval. Describing both its immediate results in business and its far-reaching effects on trade unionism, the author treats the dramatic story of the strike not as an isolated conflict, but as a culminating explosion in labor-capital relations. — Woven into the nar... more »rative is the rise and decline of the extraordinary Pullman experiment. To all outward appearances a philanthropic project conceived by a generous employer for his employees, the "model town" of George Pullman developed into a kind of medieval barony, operated with an iron hand. This experiment is carefully traced in all its varying aspects, with emphasis on its contribution to the origin of the strike.
Originally published in 1942 by the University of Chicago Press and reprinted in 1964.« less