W.P. Snyder after a photograph by Dabbs
The July 16th cover of Harper’s Weekly featured this image, representing the surrender of the Pinkerton Detectives.
Readers of Harper’s Weekly
To keep the general public informed of events
This cover illustration conveys the vast numbers of strikers and their overwhelming force against the Pinkerton detectives. It depicts the solidarity of the workers, but does not portray the animosity shown to the defeated Pinkertons.