Chicago Anarchists on Trial: Evidence from the Haymarket Affair, 1886-1887 showcases more than 3,800 images of original manuscripts, broadsides, photographs, prints, and artifacts relating to the violent 1886 confrontation between Chicago police and labor
SEATTLE -- May Day in the Pacific Northwest, celebrated for workers' rights and to commemorate the 1886 Haymarket affair, doesn't always go as planned. Largely peaceful protests are sometimes punctuated by violence. Last year in Seattle, five police officers were injured and nine protesters were arrested as rocks flew.
1 May - International Workers' Day is a celebration of the international labour movement (The Haymarket Affair - refers to the aftermath of a bombing that took place at a labor demonstration on Tuesday May 4, 1886, at Haymarket Square in Chicago - is generally considered significant as the origin of international May Day observances for workers)