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Stories-A History of Appalachia


Mar 16, 2019

In 1892 Homestead, Pennsylvania, was the site of a strike, pitting the Amalgamated Association of Iron and Steel Workers, one of the most powerful unions, against Carnegie Steel, owned by Andrew Carnegie and run by Carnegie and his partner, Henry Clay Frick.  The strike turned into a full fledged riot on July 6.  Today we tell the story of the Homestead Strike.

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