In 1894, workers paid $15.00 to $17.00/month when average full-time pay was $1.84/day. Thomas W. Heathcote, Chairman of the Central Strike Committee and President of Pullman Local No. 209 lived at 11363 Champlain. Jennie Curtis, President of the Girls' Union No. 269 and member of the strikers' grievance committee, who famously pleaded the workers' cause to Mayor Hopkins on May 27, 1894, lived at 11310 Champlain.