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The Western Federation of Miners went on strike in 1903, sparking a bitter fifteen-month struggle with mine owners and the Colorado National Guard. Many died and hundreds of union members were deported in one of the most violent labor disturbances in state history.

Location: 
Cripple Creek
Place: 
Pikes Peak
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Date: 
1903
Source: 
Denver Post

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