Module 05: Industrialization and Its Discontents: The Great Strike of 1877

Evidence 22: Frank Bellew, "Labor and Capital," 25 August 1877

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Political cartoons, like the one below, served as a more direct means of commenting on the Great Strike of 1877 and its aftermath.

Questions to Consider

  • What two groups are represented by the two sets of images (view the enlarged image)?

  • What message does the cartoon convey?


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Frank Bellew, "Labor and Capital," Harper's Weekly (25 Aug 1877), 668.

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