Today in Labor History: August 31; Cool Labor Site

Today in Labor History: August 312015.08.31-history-blair.mtn
Some 10,000 striking miners began a fight at Blair Mountain, W.Va., for recognition of their union, the United Mine Workers of America. Federal troops were sent in and miners were forced to withdraw five days later, after 16 deaths – 1921

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