The Homestead Strike, also known as the Homestead Steel Strike, was an industrial lockout and strike which began on June 30, 1892, culminating in a battle between strikers and private security agents on July 6, 1892.
Homestead Strike: With the mill ringed by striking workers, agents from the Pinkerton National Detective Agency, which Frick had contracted to provide security at the plant in April 1892, planned to access the plant grounds from the river. 300 Pinkerton detectives assembled on the night of July 5, 1892. They were given Winchester rifles with the object of removing the workers by force. Several men were killed, 9 workers among them. The riot was quelled by 8,000 armed state militia.
Homestead Strike: Frick locked workers out of the plate mill and one of the open hearth furnaces on the evening of June 28. When no collective bargaining agreement was reached on June 29, Frick locked the union out of the rest of the plant. A high fence topped with barbed wire, begun in January, was completed and the plant sealed to the workers. Sniper towers with searchlights were constructed near each mill building, with high-pressure water cannons, some capable of spraying boiling-hot…
Gilded Age and the Labor Movement Lesson - AP, Honors Powerpoint & Apple's Keynote with Lecture Notes. Lecture covers the rise of the Labor Movement, Knights of Labor, AFL, IWW, the Great Railroad Strike, Haymarket Strike, Homestead Strike, and the Pullman Strike.
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