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image of To the labor organizations throughout the land, officers and members greeting: A crisis is confonting organized labor of Colorado, that should interest and arouse every member of organized labor throughout our broad land

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Denver, CO: Colorado State Federation of Labor, 1904. Single sheet, 8.5x17 inches, printed on one side only, a number of horizontal creases from storage else good condition. Printed signatures of H.B. Waters, Secretary-Treasurer and John C. Sullivan, President. A call for solidarity with the Western Federation of Miners strike at Cripple Creek, one of the truly brutal… Read more
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[Five documents]

by [Western Federation of Miners]

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Published
1915
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[Denver, CO]: the Union, 1915. Five documents, including a blank form for a local's quarterly report (8.5x11 inches, fold-creased; note at bottom says "Will send you the password for the ensuing quarter immediately upon receipt of your report ending March 31, 1903"), an unused form for a monthly report from 1915, a nomination blank for delegates to the AFL… Read more
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image of The golden sword; the coming of capitalism to the Colorado mining frontier

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New York: Greenwood Press, 1986. Hardcover. xii, 301p., very good condition. Contributions in American studies, no. 84. Includes a lot on the Western Federation of Miners and how the union was defeated by the mine owners.
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image of Hard rock epic; Western miners and the industrial revolution, 1860-1910

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Berkeley: University of California Press, 1989. Paperback. x, 331p., wraps, illus., very good condiiton, First published 1979.
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image of The hardrock miners; a history of the mining labor movement in the American West, 1863-1893

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Berkeley: University of California Press, 1974. Paperback. viii, 278p., illus., wraps, previous owner's name else very good condition.
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Declared unfair by

by [Western Federation of Miners]

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Published
1910
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Denver, CO: the Union, 1910. Leaflet, 5.5x 9 inches. blank printed form, very good condition. Form on which union member could file a complaint to have someone declared unfair. Includes details of physical appearance and residence, apparently so that someone could not easily escape by using a pseudonym. Very good.
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Certificate of Membership and Record of Standing

by Gold Hill Miners' Union

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Published
1919
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Gold Hill, NV: Gold Hill Miners' Union, 1919. 5.25x5.5 inch card, not filled out, vignette of miner with pickaxe at top, creased, small tear on bottom edge.
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Grand Ball. To be given by Bryan Union, No. 64, W.F. of M. [ticket]

by Western Federation of Miners

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Published
1904
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Ophir, Colorado: WFM, 1904. Printed ticket for the ball, date of March 17, 1904 filled in by hand; 2x3.5 inches, very good. Embossed in blind with the seal of the Ophir branch of the union (perhaps to prove the ticket's authenticity at the door; the entry price was a steep one dollar).
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image of The Clifton-Morenci strike; labor difficulty in Arizona, 1915-1916

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Tucson: The University of Arizona Press, 1970. Hardcover. 94p., illus., very good condition in like dj. *Miles 131.
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image of Report on the Bisbee deportations. Made by the President's Mediation Commission to the President of the United States

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N.pl: n.pub, 1917. [7p.], wraps creased and slightly soiled, two closed tears in the margins, minor soiling, blind stamp "LC", date stamp of January 7, 1918 on page 2. Frankfurter was the Counsel to the Commission. OCLC shows a number of copies, all noted as being published by the Government Printing Office in Washington, D.C. in 1918, with… Read more
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A Shot in the Corral

by Cantley, Adrian

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Published
1978
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Miami: Numbers, 1978. Paperback. unpaginated, illustrated with b&w photos, good first edition in PBO in color pictorial, wraps. Gay pulp fiction. Numbers Illustrated Library NIL103. Cowpokes!
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The ignoble conspiracy; radicalism on trial in Nevada

by Zanjani, Sally and Guy Louis Rocha

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Published
1986
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9780874171037
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Reno: University of Nevada Press, 1986. xv, 209p., illus., first edition, dj. On the frame-up of Morrie Preston and Joseph Smith of the IWW in Goldfield, Nevada. Nevada studies in history and political science, no. 21.
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The system's hand

by Jones, Mary Tupper, [with] Stephen A. Doyle

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Published
1920
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Chicago: Mid-West Publishing & Producing Co, 1920. 276p., first edition, original blue cloth soiled, some signatures loose (but all present), inscribed "To Mrs. Rena Mooney, With compliments of the author. Stephen A. Doyle, Apr 15th, 1921." Rena was Tom Mooney's wife. Strike novel, author notes that it was based on Doyle's experience in a detective agency breaking… Read more
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Coeur D'Alene

by Foote, Mary Hallock

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Published
1894
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Boston: Houghton, Mifflin and Company, 1894. Hardcover. 240p., very good first edition in original green cloth binding slightly edge worn, minor glue remains on front blank end paper from bookplate removal, gilt lettering on spine and front cover only slightly dulled, first edition. Set in Idaho. *Blake p. 220. "Labor war between mining syndicate and union" Set… Read more
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Haywood trial, closing argument

by Borah, William Edgar

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Published
1907
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Boise, Idaho: The Statesman Shop, 1907. 130p., wraps. *Miles 3626 shows only 49p. excerpted version. Closing argument of the prosecution in the famous trial of the Western Federation of Miners leadership (Haywood, Moyer, and Pettibone) in 1907. Defended by Clarence Darrow, Haywood won acquittal.
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Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1988. Hardcover. xiv, 251p., map, illus.,very good condition in like dj. "The most dangerous work in North America at the turn of the century may have been extracting metal-bearing ore from mountains of hard rock. Beset by fears of injury, illness, disability, destitution, and death, hardrock miners did not resign themselves to being victims of… Read more
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The system's hand

by Jones, Mary Tupper, [with] Stephen A. Doyle

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Published
1920
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Chicago: Mid-West Publishing & Producing Co, 1920. 276p., first edition, minor edge wear of the original blue cloth binding with slightly bumped corners. Endorsed by John Fitzpatrick, President of the Chicago Federation of Labor (and an important figure in the 1919 stockyard strikes in Chicago), and Duncan McDonald, President of the Illinois State Federation of Labor. Strike novel,… Read more
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New York: Simon & Schuster, 1997. Hardcover. 875p., first edition, very good condition in like dj.
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