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Omaha streetcar strike riot....



Item # 656501

June 16, 1935

CHICAGO SUNDAY TRIBUNE, June 16, 1935

* Omaha, Nebraska streetcar strike riot
* Martial Law - National Guard


The front page has a great banner headline: "1,800 TROOPS RULE IN OMAHA" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. Related photo is on page 2. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication.
Complete 1st section only with all 24 pages, Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication.

wikipedia notes: Three days of more streetcar strike rioting leads to a man being killed and more than ninety persons, including women and children, were wounded. Governor Robert Leroy Cochran ordered arbitration later in the week; however, new riots were reported by the end of the month. 1,800 National Guardsmen were called in to quell the violence, and martial law was declared. Ultimately two people were killed and 100 were injured.

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