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  1. Inspector Bonfield
    Image | 1886

    Inspector John Bonfield was present at the Haymarket on May 4, 1886. He marched 176 officers to the scene of the gathering there and ordered the crowd to disperse, after which events turned violent. (Source: Encyclopedia of Chicago.)
  2. August Spies
    Image | 1886

    From text: "August Spies is a pale-faced, intellectual-looking German, thirty-six years of age. He was born in Hessia and came to this country in 1873. He has been a Socialist all his life, and started a newspaper in support of that cause in 1879. His paper was called the Arbeiter Zeitung, and a sheet was never published which contained matter more revolutionary to the law...
  3. A. R. Parsons
    Image | 1886

    From text: A. R. Parsons is a medium sized, slimly built man, with a light mustache. By trade he is a printer. He is well educated, thoroughly posted on Socialism, and a fluent and stirring speaker. Unlike Spies, he is cool and calculating, and in his most rabid and inflammatory speeches weighed every word. He was the editor of the Alarm, an English edition of the Arbei...
  4. Michael Schwab
    Image | 1886

    From text: Michael Schwab is a German, past thirty-five years of age. He was assistant editor of the Arbeiter Zeitung, and a speaker on all occasions of meetings of Anarchists. He always addressed his countrymen in German.
  5. Samuel Fielden
    Image | 1886

    From text: "Samuel Fielden is below the medium height, thick set and muscular. His face is swarthy and covered with a heavy beard. His brow is low, his face dull, and his appearance indicates the predominance of the brute. Unlike any of his associates he is a laboring man. He drove a stone wagon, and worked hard for his daily bread. He was kind to his family, and bore a...
  6. Residence of George D. Eddy
    Image | 1910

    Caption: "Residence of Mr. George D. Eddy. 5852 Sheridan Road, Edgewater."
  7. The Chicago Riot book cover
    Image | 1886

    Text on cover: "The Chicago Riot: A record of the Terrible Scenes of May 4, 1886. Chicago and New York: Belford, Clarke & Co., 1886."
  8. Front of the Iroquois Theater
    Image | 1903

    Caption: "In front of the theater at the time of the fire, December 30th, 1904, 4 p.m."
  9. Carter H. Harrison
    Image | 1904

    Caption: "Hon. Carter H. Harrison, Mayor of Chicago."
  10. Front of Iroquois Theater
    Image | 1903

    Caption: "Front view of the Iroquois Theater."
  11. In front of the theater
    Image | 1903

    Caption: "In front of the theater
  12. Front rows and stage
    Image | 1904

    Caption: "Front rows of seats and front of stage."
  13. Ambulance loaded with fire victims
    Image | 1904

    From text: "While the streets began to crowd for blocks around with weeping and heartbroken persons in mortal terror because of knowledge that loved ones had attended the performance, patrol wagons, ambulances and open wagons hurried the injured to hospitals. Before long they were called upon to perform the more grewsome [sic] task of removing the dead. In wagon loads the ...
  14. Miss Nellie Reed
    Image | 1904

    Caption: "Miss Nellie Reed, Leader of the Flying Ballet, killed by the fire." From text: "Miss Nellie Reed, the principal of the flying ballet, which was in place for its appearance near the top part of the stage, was so badly burned by the flames before she was able to escape that she afterward died at the county hospital. The other members of the flying ballet were not i...
  15. Line of fire victims
    Image | 1904

    Caption: "A line of victims of the fire awaiting identification."
  16. Harry J. Powers
    Image | 1904

    Caption: "Harry J. Powers, One of the Theater Managers Arrested for Manslaughter."
  17. Residence of Frank A. Case
    Image | 1910

    Caption: "Residence of Mr. Frank A. Case. 5842 Sheridan Road, Edgewater."