Missouri & North Arkansas Railroad 1922 Railroad strike and riots program

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  1. tomd6

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    James J. Johnston of Fayetteville will be the featured speaker at the Thursday, July 21,2016 meeting of the Arkansas-Boston Mountains Chapter, National Railway Historical Society. Mr. Johnston, a recognized historian and genealogist, will speak on the 1922-23 labor strife on The Missouri & North Arkansas Railroad in Harrison, AR. The strife caused a riot and the hanging death of one striker.

    The meeting, open to all, begins at 7:00 PM at the Reilly P. McCarren Transportation Museum located next to the Arkansas & Missouri Railroad depot on East Emma Avenue in downtown Springdale.
     
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