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Coxey’s Army ‘off to see the wizard,’ the wisdom of notes, and the unlucky life of Omer in 189

A political cartoon offering commentary on Coxey’s Army, a group of men from Ohio that marched to Washington D.C. in 1894 to protest lack of employment following the Panic of 1893.

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Coxey’s Army
In 1894, a group of men began marching from Ohio to Washington D.C. to protest the lack of employment they faced as a result of the Panic of 1893.  It was considered the worst financial crisis, the country had ever faced up to that ...

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