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Strike, Missouri Pacific Railroad

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Creator: Kansas. Governor (1885-1889 : Martin)

Date: 1885

Level of Description: Folder

Material Type: Government record

Call Number: Governor's Office, Governor John Alexander Martin, Correspondence Files, Subject files , Box 29 Folder 5

Unit ID: 455077

Space Required/Quantity: [Not stated]

Title (Main title): Strike, Missouri Pacific Railroad

Part of: Records of the Kansas Governor's Office. Records of the Kansas Governor's Office : administration of Governor John Alexander Martin (1885-1889). Correspondence files. Subject files.

Scope and Content

Scope and content: These letters, spanning May 1885, are from railroad strikers, government officials, railroad companies, and other individuals regarding the Missouri Pacific Railroad Strike to Kansas Governor John Martin. They wrote explaining the conditions and demands of the strike as well as advising for a successful end to the strike. Among the letters, there are petitions with the strikers' demands.


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    Kansas State Agencies. Governor's Office. Specific Administrations. Martin, John Administration.