Ivy Lee and the Rockefellers' Response to the 1913-1914 Colorado Coal Strike

@article{Hallahan2002IvyLA,
  title={Ivy Lee and the Rockefellers' Response to the 1913-1914 Colorado Coal Strike},
  author={Kirk Hallahan},
  journal={Journal of Public Relations Research},
  year={2002},
  volume={14},
  pages={265 - 315}
}
  • Kirk Hallahan
  • Published 1 October 2002
  • History
  • Journal of Public Relations Research
Ivy Lee's work on behalf of the Rockefellers and the coal mine operators in the aftermath of the bitter Colorado coal strike of 1913-1914 was a milestone in early public relations. Based primarily on original manuscripts, this historical study chronicles Lee's work as a consultant in 1914 and as a Rockefeller staff member in 1915. Lee's best-known activity was a series of controversial informational bulletins targeted at opinion leaders. He also engaged in government relations, conducted some… 
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