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Ohio - the mining troubles in Hocking Valley - scene in the town of Buchtel - the striking miners' reception of "Blackleg" workmen when returning from their work escorted by a detachment of Pinkerton's detectives / from a sketch by Joseph Becker ; Hyde.

Ohio - the mining troubles in Hocking Valley - scene in the town of Bu...

Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, 1884 Oct. 25, p. 152.

Pennsylvania - the mining troubles in the Schuylkill region - attack on the coal and iron police by a mob of Polish strikers, at Shenandoah, February 3d / from a sketch by Joseph Becker.

Pennsylvania - the mining troubles in the Schuylkill region - attack o...

Striking Polish coal miners in battle with coal and iron police, near Shenandoah City, Pennsylvania. Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, v. 66, 1888 Feb. 18, p. 1.

The political vaudeville / Keppler.

The political vaudeville / Keppler.

Illustration shows the business representative or "walking delegate" for the Pennsylvania coal miners' union doing a song and dance on a stage for the benefit of striking coal miners; lurking in the shadows is ... more

He took the bull by the horns; but-- / Keppler.

He took the bull by the horns; but-- / Keppler.

Illustration shows John Mitchell, president of the United Mine Workers of America, grasping an angry bull labeled "Coal Operators' Combine" by the horns. The cartoonist is suggesting that the bull might get the... more

The threatening coal strike

The threatening coal strike

Five miners ascending a mine shaft in cage, Kingston Coal Co., Pennsylvania. Photograph by National Photo Co.

The problem

The problem

"Strike" on bat. (DLC/PP-1932:0042). Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress). Published in: New York Herald, April 5, 1912, p. 5.

Massacre during Colorado Coal Strike at Ludlow, Colorado Drawn by John Sloan

Massacre during Colorado Coal Strike at Ludlow, Colorado Drawn by John...

Cover illustration shows mine worker firing a gun after his wife and children were killed in a massacre at their tent camp by the Colorado National Guard and Colorado Fuel & Iron Company camp guards. Title from... more

Marching from Lowell [Ariz.] Deportation of I.W.W.'s July 12, 1917

Marching from Lowell [Ariz.] Deportation of I.W.W.'s July 12, 1917

Photo shows a procession of hundreds of men walking along a road; also show the town of Lowell (now part of Bisbee), Arizona in the background, and a large copper smelter on the left. 224830 (Class J) U.S. Copy... more

Coal commission to settle coal strike, 122919

Coal commission to settle coal strike, 122919

Title devised by Library staff from information in caption list and New York Times article, Dec. 21, 1919. Caption from caption list: the four members of Pres. Wilson new coal conference. Left to Right Secty. W... more

Striking miners drawing rations, West Virginia. Miners ration line III

Striking miners drawing rations, West Virginia. Miners ration line III

Item title devised. Logbook annotation: miners coal on strike.

Next! A president who "does" things / Bart.

Next! A president who "does" things / Bart.

Newspaper clipping of a cartoon showing Theodore Roosevelt reading a book, "The situation in Morocco," while seated on an overturned coal pail containing a demon labeled "Coal Strike" and holding a banner readi... more

Next! A president who "does" things / Bart.

Next! A president who "does" things / Bart.

Newspaper clipping of a cartoon showing Theodore Roosevelt reading a book, "The situation in Morocco," while seated on an overturned coal pail containing a demon labeled "Coal Strike" and holding a banner readi... more

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