Old Timey Crimey #74: The Colorado Mine Massacres - "Self-Explanatory Titles"

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Scott, Amber, and Kristy talk about not one, but two Colorado miners' strikes, in Ludlow and Columbine, that led to tragedy.

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Sources:

Charles Bayard. Pacific Historical Review. “The 1927-1928 Colorado Coal Strike.” https://www-jstor-org.pitt.idm.oclc.org/stable/4492179?seq=1#metadata_info_tab_contents

Howard Zinn. Zinn Education Project. “Ludlow massacre.” https://www.zinnedproject.org/news/tdih/ludlow-massacre/

Wikipedia. “Ludlow massacre.” https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ludlow_Massacre; “John Chase” https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Chase_(general)#Chase_and_Mother_Jones; “Columbine Mine Massacre,” https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Columbine_Mine_massacre; “Milka Sablich,” https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Amelia_Milka_Sablich

Ben Mauk. The New Yorker. “The Ludlow Massacre Still Matters.” https://www.newyorker.com/business/currency/the-ludlow-massacre-still-matters

Caleb Crain. The New Yorker. “There Was Blood.” https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2009/01/19/there-was-blood

PBS. “American Experience: The Rockefellers. “http://www.shoppbs.pbs.org/wgbh/amex/rockefellers/sfeature/sf_8.html

Perry Eberhart. Lafayette History “The 1927 Columbine Mine Massacre: Trouble in Serene.” https://www.lafayettehistory.com/the-1927-columbine-mine-massacre-trouble-in-serene/

Sam Lowry on Libcom. https://libcom.org/history/1927-colorado-miners-strike-and-columbine-mine-massacre

University libraries/University of Washington

https://timeline.com/rockefellers-hired-militias-to-shoot-at-strikers-in-ludlow-massacre-115ae488164c

https://digitalcollections.lib.washington.edu/digital/collection/social/id/3023/

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