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  • Inspector Bonfield
    Image | 1886 | Picture ChicagoInspector 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.)
  • The Chicago Riot book cover
    Image | 1886 | Picture ChicagoText on cover: "The Chicago Riot: A record of the Terrible Scenes of May 4, 1886. Chicago and New York: Belford, Clarke & Co., 1886."
  • Michael Schwab
    Image | 1886 | Picture ChicagoFrom 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.
  • Samuel Fielden
    Image | 1886 | Picture ChicagoFrom 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 good...
  • August Spies
    Image | 1886 | Picture ChicagoFrom 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 a...
  • A. R. Parsons
    Image | 1886 | Picture ChicagoFrom 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 Arbeiter Z...
  • Chief Ebersold
    Image | 1886 | Picture ChicagoCaption: "Chief of Police Ebersold". Ebersold was Chicago's chief of police at the time of the Haymarket violence, on May 4, 1886.