|Striking Illinois Central Railroad Workers in Burnside, 1911
Chicago's smallest community area, Burnside, is bounded on all sides by railroad tracks. During the first half of the twentieth century, railroads not only dominated Burnside's landscape, but also the lives of its residents, many of whom worked for the lines. In 1911, striking workers gathered along a railroad platform in Burnside during their labor action against the Illinois Central Railroad.
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