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BLAST FROM THE PAST THURSDAY - Miner's Union Day

Miner’s Union Day, June 13, 1914, was a Saturday. The day before, 1200 miners walked out at the Speculator Mine. They refused to show their union cards – to union officials – and were denied work. The issue was between supporters of the Butte Miners Union and the Western Federation of Miners with which it was affiliated, and the more radical “secessionists” who felt that the BMU and WFM were mismanaged and too cozy with the mining companies - Richard I Gibson. For the whole story, klick on the link below... https://lnkd.in/gubtTiU

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