2 edition of Cripple Creek strike, a history of industrial wars inColorado found in the catalog.
Cripple Creek strike, a history of industrial wars inColorado
Emma Florence Langdon
Reprint of the 1904-05 ed., with a new introduction.
|Statement||(by) Emma F. Langdon.|
|Series||Mass violence in America|
|LC Classifications||HD5325.M8 1903|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||595 p. :|
|Number of Pages||595|
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Teller County is on the western slopes of the Front Range (Pikes Peak area) in central Colorado. Named for US Senator Henry M. Teller, Teller County contains square miles of land and 2 square miles of county seat is Cripple Creek. Teller County begins 20 miles West of Colorado Springs and is accessed via State Highway 24 West and CO State Highway 67 North. pp; Boards and spine have some spotting and edge wear, lower fore edge has a faint water mark, not affecting interior. Front inner hinge is cracked but binding is tight. Contains tipped in fold-out, but is lacking the fold-out poster. Minor toning. ; Always Delivery Confirmation. 35 Years Fast Excellent Service. We Know How To Pack Books.
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The Cripple Creek Strike: A History of Industrial Wars in Colorado, ; Being a Complete and Concise History of the Efforts of Organized Capital to Crush Unionism Emma Florence Langdon Great Western Publishing Company, - Cripple Creek Strike, Cripple Creek, Colo.
The Cripple Creek Strike: A History Of Industrial Wars In Colorado, Hardcover – Octo by Emma Florence Langdon (Author) See all 3 Author: Emma Florence Langdon. Get this from a library. The Cripple Creek strike, a history of industrial wars in Colorado. [Emma F Langdon].
The Cripple Creek strike: a history of industrial wars in Colorado, ; being a complete and concise history of the efforts of organized capital to crush unionism.
This is a reproduction of a book published before This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc.
that were either part of the original artifact,Author: Benjamin Hanford. Cripple Creek Cripple Creek strike (Colorado History the Centennial The Cripple Creek strike of is arguably one of the most historic labor wars ever fought in the U.S.
The war began because of a dispute between the miners union, commonly referred to as Western Federation of Miners (WFM) and the employers over poor, working conditions and increase. The Cripple Creek miners' strike of was a five-month strike by the Western Federation of Miners (WFM) in Cripple Creek, Colorado, USA.
It resulted in a victory for the union and was followed in by the Colorado Labor Wars. The Battle of Cripple Creek () The Cripple Creek Miners' Strike of was a five-month strike by the Western Federation of Miners (WFM) in Cripple Creek, Colorado.
It resulted in a victory for the union. It is notable for being the only time in U.S. history when a File Size: KB. Colorado’s Cripple Creek miners’ strike of was marred by violence—some of it perpetrated by company thugs, and some by union members—but in the end, the union grew at such a rapid pace that it organized more than local unions in thirteen states over the next ten years, and set the pattern for future mine agreements in the West of eight hours of work for $3 a : Brandon Weber.
Today Cripple Creek has less than 1, people, but in it and was the 2nd biggest city in Colorado. The reason for its size was its location: at the foot of Pikes Peak.
Despite his actions in the Cripple Creek Strike and correspondence with Eugene V. Debs during the Pullman Strike, Waite was opposed to socialism.
Waite was also instrumental in passing the legislation that gave women the right to vote in Colorado, but after his gubernatorial loss in he reversed his opinion of women's suffrage.
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This site is like a library, Use search box in the widget to get ebook that you want. CRIPPLE CREEK STRIKES. The mine workers of Cripple Creek, Colo., went on strike in August to prevent the lengthening of their working day.
Their success led to a period of rapid unionization of miners and organization of mine operators. The miners went on strike again in January and, despite some violence, won a substantial victory.
It all began in Cripple Creek had become a boomtown after gold was discovered. Some mines sprang up. So did a strong miners union—the Free Coinage Union No.
19, which was part of the militant Western Federation of Miners (WFM). Many chapters about the Cripple Creek labor strike of -with an insight into the industrial war seen from a special perspective. Also, facts and events of the strike in Telluride, Colorado. The strike occurred on the heels of the Panic of which caused the price of silver to crash but left the price of gold relatively high.
Gold had been discovered near Cripple Creek three years earlier, and in the wake of the Panic, miners began flooding the area. By the time of the strike there were more than active mines. Cripple Creek History Colorado became a U.S. territory in and a state in Bob Womack and his brother William emigrated from Kentucky with their parents and sister to Colorado City (now Colorado Springs), a thriving town east of Pikes Peak.
Cripple Creek is the Statutory City that is the county seat of Teller County, Colorado, United States. The city population was 1, at the United States e Creek is a former gold mining camp located 44 miles (71 km) southwest of Colorado Springs near the base of Pikes Cripple Creek Historic District, which received National Historic Landmark status inincludes County: Teller County Seat.
Cripple Creek strike Calderwood was president of the newly formed WFM during the Cripple Creek miners' strike of As the strike began, Calderwood left for Salt Lake City, Utah, to attend the second convention of the WFM.
Pages are near fine; covers are in very good condition; spine is sunned with some chipping on head and foot. Many chapters about the Cripple Creek labor strike of -with an insight into the industrial war seen from a special perspective.
Also, facts and events of the strike in Telluride, Colorado. _____ THE CRIPPLE CREEK STRIKE. The photo is from Langdon’s book, “The Cripple Creek Strike: A History of Industrial Wars in Colorado, ” Langdon worked at the Victor Daily Record, a pro-union newspaper in Victor.Chapter 13 - The Cripple Creek Strike.
November is a cold month in Colorado and the citizens began to feel the pressure of the strike. Late one evening in the latter part of November I came into the hotel. I had been working all day and into the night among the miners and their families, helping to distribute food and clothes, encouraging.RAST ALL'S study of the Cripple Creek strike of will probably occupy a unique position in the strike literature of receht times.
It has rarely happened in the history of labor struggles in the United States that so many diverse elements and forces have been present in a single conflict, as in this famous labor war.