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Seven hundred striking shoemakers march from Lynn to Marblehead

Women Shoemakers Striking in Lynn, Massachusetts
Seven hundred Lynn strikers assembled in the morning and marched the six miles to Marblehead, Massachusetts with the Lynn Cornet Band at their head. They were met by Marblehead union men, marched the streets of the town, and assembled on the Common for speeches.  In the afternoon they marched back to Lynn, the whole affair having been carried off in a peaceful and celebratory way.  (By John Osborne)  
Source Citation: 
"The Strike in Lynn," New York Times, February 29, 1860, p. 8.


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