Coxey's Army on the Canal

This photograph shows members of Coxey's Army aboard a boat in the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal on their way to Washington, DC. Coxey's Army was a group of unemployed men led by Jacob Coxey who went to Washington in 1894 to petition Congress for jobs, following the economic panic of 1893. The barge on the right belongs to the Consolidation Coal Company.

Date:
April, 1894
Original Format:
Photographic Print
Item#:
1890.0345
Photographer:
Ray Stannard Baker
Height:
1683px
Width:
2771px
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