1888 : Detroit Milkmen Try To Raise Price of Milk to 7 Cents Per Quart

December 2, 2018 all-day

On December 2, 1888, Detroit milkmen met to try to raise the price of their product to seven cents per quart.

Sources :

Detroit Historical Society

Bill Loomis, “Got milk? A century ago, it came from a peddler – and bring your own pitcher”, Detroit News, 2015.

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