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Catalog Number 1951.120.008
Object Name Print, Photographic
Description Mounted sepia-toned photograph depicting a group of men, several brandishing crowbars, rushing across a street, presumably during the Great Trolley Riot of 1891. A man in the foreground steps onto the streetcar tracks while holding a crowbar in both hands. "Strike breakers rush the crowd," is handwritten on the verso.
Date c. 1891
Print size 5" x 4.125"
Dimension Details 5.75" x 4.75"
Collection Transportation
Search Terms Riots
Great Trolley Riot of 1891
Strikes
Detroit City Railway Company