Among other things, the militia commander, General Chase, suspended habeas corpus in the strike zone, conducted mass jailings of strikers, demolished the striker colony at Forbes, and led a cavalry charge (below) on a parade of striker women in Trinidad who were protesting the imprisonment of Mother Jones by General Chase.

Women's march in Trinidad.

Union Parade, Trinidad, 1913.


Striker marches in Trinidad (detail).

Strikers at Forbes.
This colony had been demolished by the militia early in the strike.

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