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The Haymarket Handbills: Paper as Dynamite

Posted by: Ellen Terrell

The following is a guest post from David Fernández-Barrial, foreign-language librarian at the Library of Congress’ National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped (NLS) and a union steward for the Library of Congress Professional Guild, AFSCME Local 2910. 130 years ago this month, workers on the streets of Chicago may have seen one …