Theodore Roosevelt

President Roosevelt pleaded with labor and management to end the strike as he feared "untold misery . . . with the certainty of riots which might develop into social war." Letter, Theodore Roosevelt to Winthrop Murray Crane (Governor of Massachusetts), Oct. 22, 1902, in Elting E. Morrison, ed. The Letters of Theodore Roosevelt, Vol. III (1951). Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division, LC-USZ62-13026.