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Coal Miners on Strike

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Coal mining was an integral part of Colorado's industrial economy in the early twentieth century, but dangerous work conditions and low pay often led to strikes. Here, striking coal miners near Trinidad pose with weapons during the Coalfield War of 1913-14.

Location: 
San Raphael, CO
Place: 
Las Animas County
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c. 1913-14

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