Marking Labor History on the National Landscape: The Restored Ludlow Memorial and its Significance

@article{Green2009MarkingLH,
  title={Marking Labor History on the National Landscape: The Restored Ludlow Memorial and its Significance},
  author={James Ray Green and Elizabeth Jameson},
  journal={International Labor and Working-Class History},
  year={2009},
  volume={76},
  pages={6 - 25}
}
  • J. Green, E. Jameson
  • Published 1 September 2009
  • History, Geology
  • International Labor and Working-Class History
In 1915 officers of the United Mine Workers of America purchased forty acres of land north of the Ludlow, Colorado train depot on land where a tent colony had sheltered coal miners and their families during the 1913–1914 southern Colorado coal strike. Three years later, the union dedicated a memorial of Vermont granite on the site in memory of those who died there April 20, 1914, in the Ludlow Massacre. 

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