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LABOR AND CAPITAL.; THE RIOT AT THE SWIFT ROLLING …

CINCINNATI, Feb. 3.--The riot which occurred last evening on account of the trouble between the Swift Rolling Mill and its coal shovelers is the one topic of conversation in Newport to-day. View ...

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How a 1897 Massacre of Pennsylvania Coal Miners …

How a 1897 Massacre of Pennsylvania Coal Miners Morphed From a Galvanizing Crisis to Forgotten History The death of 19 immigrants may have unified the labor movement, but ...

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Battle of Blair Mountain

The Battle of Blair Mountain was the largest labor uprising in United States history and the largest armed uprising since the American Civil War.[3] The conflict occurred in Logan County, West ia, as part of the Coal Wars, a series of early-20th-century labor disputes in Appalachia. Up to 100 people were killed, and many more arrested ...

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The Four Yorkshiremen Sketch

Pre Monty Python sketch from the TV who show At Last The 1948 Show starring Tim Brooke-Taylor, John Cleese, Graham Chapman and Marty Feldman.

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What a 1902 Coal Strike Tells Us About Essential Workers …

 · The progressive moment announced itself in 1902 with a monthslong coal strike that revealed miners to be the essential and undervalued workers of …

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Cotton riots 1878

Such a slump occurred at the end of the 1870s. In such circumstances cotton masters and millowners restricted working hours, imposed pay-cuts and as a final measure, laid off workers and closed down mills. In 1878, a region-wide pay cut of 10% had been agreed ...

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650 workers at Britain's deepest coal mine which was …

Up to 650 workers at Britain's deepest coal mine which was devastated by fire have been sacked by TEXT MESSAGE or EMAIL The 650 miners of Daw Mill Colliery, Warks., were fired on Wednesday night ...

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The Cliftonville Riot

Jury Visits Scene of Cliftonville Mine Riot in July Where Six Men Were Killed and Tipple Was Destroyed Claims Was Forced To March The jury was secured late Tuesday afternoon to try the case of the State of West ia against John Kaminski, of Avella, Pa. in the special session of …

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AP FACT CHECK: Trump and Biden in their last clash on stage

A field of sunflowers is within sight of the Mehrum coal-fired power station, wind turbines and high-voltage lines in Mehrum, Germany, Monday, Aug. 3, 2020. In the energy turnaround, energy sources such as coal are to be replaced by more environmentally friendly ...

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Mahanoy Area Historical Society

MILL CREEK,( not on map ) East of New Boston Colliery, afterwards was known as Mill Creek Coal Property. Miner With Mule MOREA COLLIERY ( # 22 on map ) was known as "Old" Boston Breaker, in the early days when it was owned by Packer and Delano.

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Ossett Coal Mines and Collieries

Local mill owners tried to keep their businesses going by buying coal from the Durham coalfield and some paid up to triple the normal price. Unfortunately, the coal deliveries were delayed because the North-Eastern Railway was unable to cope with the increase in demand for coal from the still operational Durham and Northumberland coalfields.

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