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  • All fields: Cripple Creek Strike, Cripple Creek, Colo., 1903-1904.
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    • [Cri]pple Creek

    • Colorado National Guard soldiers sit or stand outside tents at probably Goldfield Camp in Victor (Teller County), Colorado, during the Western Federation of Miners strike. Men in uniform are near tailings piles, mine buildings, telegraph poles and...
    • Yelton & Wisda Photo.
    • [1903]
    • Actual photographs taken at Goldfield during bloody strike of 1904

    • A crowd of striking miners, temporarily deputized by City Marshall Michael O'Connell, stand at the corner of Victor Avenue and Fourth Street in Victor (Teller County), Colorado. The men are members of the Western Federation of Miners labor union....
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    • [1904 June 6]
    • Blanket tossing a rookie

    • Members of D Company, 1st Infantry of the Colorado National Guard, stand in a circle, hold a blanket and toss a soldier in the air in Teller County, Colorado, during the Western Federation of Miners strike. The men wear uniforms with suspenders....
    • Yelton & Wisda Photo.
    • [1903]
    • Camp Bull Hill

    • Colorado National Guard in Camp Bull Hill during the Western Federation of Miners labor strike, Cripple Creek, Teller County, Colorado. Shows tents, tailings, houses, and mining buildings.
    • Yelton & Wisda Photo.
    • 1903
    • Camp El Paso

    • Colorado National Guard, including one African-American, posted at Camp El Paso during the labor strike of the Western Federation of Miners, Cripple Creek District, Colorado. They stand in front of tents with swords, pistols, bugles, and an...
    • Yelton & Wisda Photo.
    • 1903
    • Camp Goldfield

    • Camp Goldfield, near Stratton's Independence Mine, Cripple Creek, Colorado, headquarters of the Colorado National Guard during the Western Federation of Miners labor strike. Shows: tents, mining buildings, and smokestacks.
    • Yelton & Wisda Photo.
    • 1903 October 6
    • Camp Goldfield

    • Snow covered Camp Goldfield, near Stratton's Independence Mine, headquarters of the Colorado National Guard, Cripple Creek, Teller County, Colorado during the Western Federation of Miners strike. Shows: mining structures, buildings, and smokestacks.
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    • 1904 March 31
    • Camp Goldfield, N.G.C. Cripple Creek Dist.

    • Camp Goldfield, near Stratton's Independence Mine, Cripple Creek, Teller County, Colorado, headquarters of the Colorado National Guard during the Western Federation of Miners labor strike. Shows: tents, mining structures, railroad cars and trestle,...
    • Wisda, photographer.
    • 1903 September 6
    • Camp Goldfield, N.G.C., Cripple Creek District

    • View of "Camp Goldfield," headquarters of the Colorado National Guard during the Western Federation of Miners labor strike. Shows rows of tents, mine buildings, probably Florence and Cripple Creek Railroad cars and a trestle, smokestacks, and the...
    • Yelton & Wisda Photo.
    • 1903
    • Camp Hull city placer at Independence.

    • Colorado National Guard at Camp Hull, Independence Mine, Cripple Creek, Teller County, Colorado during the Western Federation of Miners strike. Shows log cabins and dirt road.
    • Yelton & Wisda Photo.
    • 1903
    • Co. B 1st Inf.

    • Colorado National Guard soldiers stand in formation and at attention in the Cripple Creek mining district in Teller County, Colorado, during the Western Federation of Miners strike. The soldiers wear uniforms and hold rifles. Probably officers pose...
    • Yelton & Wisda Photo.
    • [1903]
    • Co. B. 1st N.G.C., Camp Goldfield

    • Group portrait of members of Company B, 1st (First) [Infantry] of the Colorado National Guard at Camp Goldfield in Victor (Teller County), Colorado, during the Western Federation of Miners strike. The men stand or sit in uniforms, hats, ammunition...
    • Yelton & Wisda Photo.
    • [1903]
    • Co. E, 1st, Colo.

    • Group portrait of members of Company E, 1st (First) [Infantry] of the Colorado National Guard in the Cripple Creek Mining District at probably Camp Goldfield in Victor (Teller County), Colorado, during the Western Federation of Miners strike. The...
    • Yelton & Wisda Photo.
    • [1903]
    • Co. H, 1st Colorado infantry, Camp Elkton

    • Company H, First Colorado Infantry, pose with rifles at Camp Elkton, Cripple Creek, Teller County, Colorado during the Western Federation of Miners strike. Shows buildings with signs: "Hen[ry] George, Cigar" and circus advertisements for "Tuesday...
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    • 1903
    • Co. H. 1st Colo. Inf't., Camp Elkton

    • Men from Company H of the 1st (First) Colorado Infantry stand or kneel in rows and pose with rifles during the Western Federation of Miners strike in Elkton (Teller County), Colorado. Girls and boys stand near a staircase with a painted sign that...
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    • [1903]
    • Colorado National Guard, Cripple Creek, 1903-1904 Strike

    • A mounted regiment of the Colorado National Guard ride in formation down Fourth Street in Victor (Teller County), Colorado. Shows commercial buildings along the street and the Gold Coin Mine building on a hill nearby.
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    • [1903 or 1904]
    • Court house scene at Cripple Creek

    • A crowd of people is gathered outside the Gold Mining Stock Exchange building at 373-379 East Bennett Avenue in Cripple Creek (Teller County), Colorado, during the Western Federation of Miners strike. Signs read: "G.R. Lewis & Co.," "Benedict's...
    • Yelton & Wisda Photo.
    • [1903 September 21]
    • Cripple Creek

    • View of Cripple Creek, Teller County, Colorado during the Western Federation of Miners labor strike. Shows stacks of lumber, railroad tracks, houses, mining buildings, and tailings.
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    • 1903
    • Cripple Creek

    • Group portrait of members of the Colorado National Guard in front of a tent during the Western Federation of Miners labor strike. Men sit or stand in uniforms, hats, tall boots, and swords. Shows frame buildings and probably telegraph poles in the...
    • Yelton & Wisda Photo.
    • [1903]
    • Cripple Creek

    • Three members of the Colorado National Guard pose on horseback in the Cripple Creek mining district (Teller County), Colorado, during the Western Federation of Miners strike. Probably Colonel Verdeckberg is first in the row, on a horse with...
    • Yelton & Wisda Photo.
    • [1903]
    • Cripple Creek

    • View of a mine in the Cripple Creek mining district in Teller County, Colorado. Shows smokestacks, a washer building, tailings piles and cribbing on the hillside.
    • Yelton & Wisda Photo.
    • [1903]
    • Cripple Creek

    • Group portrait of members of the Colorado National Guard Medical Corps in front of a tent in the Cripple Creek mining district during the Western Federation of Miners labor strike in Teller County, Colorado. Men sit or stand in uniforms, hats, arm...
    • Yelton & Wisda Photo.
    • [1903]
    • Cripple Creek

    • Group portrait of members of the Colorado National Guard in front of tents in the Cripple Creek mining district in Teller County, Colorado, during the Western Federation of Miners labor strike. Men sit or stand in uniforms, hats, tall boots, swords...
    • Yelton & Wisda Photo.
    • [1903]
    • Cripple Creek labor strike

    • Colorado National Guard on horseback ride through town in Cripple Creek, Teller County, Colorado during the Western Federation of Miners labor strike. Shows houses and mining structures.
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    • [1903?]
    • Cripple Creek labor strike

    • Colorado National Guard camp during the Western Federation of Miners labor strike, Cripple Creek, Teller County, Colorado. Shows: horses, gazebo and tents in camp; houses and two large buildings, possibly hotels, on hill and the remains of a stone...
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    • 1903
    • Cripple Creek miners' strike

    • Cripple Creek, Teller County, Colorado during a mining labor dispute; shows Colorado National Guard on horses; stone foundations, and houses on the hillside.
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    • 1903
    • Cripple Creek strike

    • Company G, First Regiment of Fort Collins, pose with rifles, Cripple Creek, Teller County, Colorado. The uniformed militia used the Midland Sampler building "12" as a barracks during the Western Federation of Miners strike.
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    • 1903 September 5
    • Cripple Creek strike

    • Uniformed militia in Camp Goldfield, Cripple Creek, Teller County, Colorado, headquarters of the Colorado National Guard during the Western Federation of Miners strike. Shows: horses, tents, mining structures, buildings and flume.
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    • 1903 September 5
    • Cripple Creek strike

    • A crowd gathers around the Colorado National Guard on Bennett Avenue, Teller County, Cripple Creek, Colorado, during the Western Federation of Miners strike. Signs on business buildings read: "Benedict's Assay Office", "Newport", "New York Life...
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    • 1903 September 6
    • Cripple Creek strike

    • One of the camps in the Cripple Creek District, Colorado set up by the Colorado National Guard to combat a labor strike by the Western Federation of Miners. Shows men in uniform among several tents.
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    • September 6, 1903
    • Cripple Creek strike

    • A large crowd watches the armed Colorado National Guard escort striking members of the Western Federation of Miners from the depot to the court house, Cripple Creek, Colorado. Sign on the National Hotel, corner of 4th and Bennett, reads: "National...
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    • September 6, 1903
    • Cripple Creek strike

    • View of Cripple Creek, Teller County, Colorado during a mining labor dispute; shows Colorado National Guard on horses, ore processing buildings, and houses on the hillside.
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    • [between 1894 and 1903?]
    • Depot after explosion, Independence, Colo.

    • View of the Independence train depot of the Florence and Cripple Creek Railroad company following an explosion that killed thirteen non-union miners in Independence (Teller County), Colorado. Remnants of the platform are scattered on the ground....
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    • 1904 June 6
    • Detail from Co. D. leaving Camp Libby for Independence

    • Uniformed militia Company D waits for Colorado Springs & Cripple Creek District Railway from Camp Libby to the Independence Mine camp, Cripple Creek, Teller County, Colorado during the Federation of Miners strike. The men carry rifles and bedrolls...
    • Wisda, photographer.
    • 1903
    • Farrier

    • A farrier in a Colorado National Guard hat, shoes a horse in the Cripple Creek mining district probably in "Camp Goldfield" in Victor (Teller County), Colorado during the Western Federation of Miners strike. The farrier files the horse's hoof....
    • Yelton & Wisda Photo.
    • [1903]
    • Foraging

    • Members of the Colorado National Guard milk a cow beside railroad tracks in the Cripple Creek mining district in Teller County, Colorado, during the Western Federation of Miners strike. The men wear uniforms and ammunition belts; one man poses with...
    • Yelton & Wisda Photo.
    • [1903]
    • Guarding summit of Beacon Hill

    • Members of the Colorado National Guard pose with a Gatling gun and a carriage with probably ammunition at the summit of Beacon Hill in Teller County, Colorado, during the Western Federation of Miners strike. Shows a canvas tent and men in uniforms.
    • Yelton & Wisda Photo.
    • [1903]
    • Guards at Stratton's Independence mine in sluice way

    • Colorado National Guard is posted in front of Winfield Scott Stratton's Independence Mine during the Western Federation of Miners strike, Cripple Creek, Teller County, Colorado. One man sits with his feet in the sluice; tailings in background.
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    • 1903
    • Hoisting ore, Shurtloff mine.

    • Colorado National Guard is posted at the Shurtloff Mine during the labor strike of the Western Federation of Miners, Cripple Creek District, Colorado. A miner stands on a platform attending a bucket of ore on a hoist.
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    • September 24, 1903
    • Infantry leaves armory

    • Colorado National Guard, mustered to combat the labor strike of the Western Federation of Miners, march on Curtis Street in front of the brick Armory building at 2565 Curtis, Denver, Colorado. A crowd, including two Black children, stand and watch.
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    • 1903
    • Labor strike

    • The Colorado National Guard in camp during the Western Federation of Miners labor strike, Cripple Creek, Teller County, Colorado. The troop carries pistols and swords and poses in front of a tent.
    • Wisda, photographer.
    • 1903
    • Labor strike

    • Colorado National Guard Troop D, during the Western Federation of Miners labor strike, pose on horseback in front of railroad train cars in Cripple Creek, Teller County, Colorado. Painted on freight car: "D. & R. G. 1446."
    • Yelton, Edgar A.
    • 1903
    • Labor strike

    • Colorado National Guard, with rifles and bayonets, muster at a mine in Cripple Creek, Teller County, Colorado during the Western Federation of Miners labor strike. Shows large mine shaft structure.
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    • 1903
    • Labor strike

    • African-American men prepare and serve food in a Colorado National Guard camp during the Westerner Federation of Miners labor strike, Cripple Creek, Teller County, Colorado. Shows camp stoves, pans, and vent pipes.
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    • 1903
    • Military camp near Stratton's Independence mine

    • Camp Goldfield, Cripple Creek, Colorado, headquarters of the Colorado National Guard during the Western Federation of Miners labor strike. Shows: tents, mining buildings, and smokestacks.
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    • 1903
    • No. 5 Cripple Creek

    • Members of the Colorado National Guard in uniform pose on railroad tracks in the Cripple Creek mining district in Teller County, Colorado, during the Western Federation of Miners labor strike. Colonel Verdeckberg, Milt Unfinger [?], [General]...
    • Yelton & Wisda Photo.
    • [1903]
    • Officers camp, Bull Hill

    • Colorado National Guard officers and soldiers pose in front of a canvas tent at the officers' camp at what is identified as Bull Hill in Teller County, Colorado, during the Western Federation of Miners strike. The soldiers wear uniforms, hats, and...
    • Yelton & Wisda Photo.
    • [1903]
    • Playing craps

    • Members of the Colorado National Guard play craps at a camp in the Cripple Creek mining district in Teller County, Colorado during the Western Federation of Miners strike. The soldiers wear uniforms with ammunition belts, swords or pistols, boots...
    • Yelton & Wisda Photo.
    • [1903]
    • Scene at Mining Exchange building, Cripple Creek

    • Crowd gathers around the Colorado National Guard and business buildings, Bennett Avenue, Cripple Creek, Teller County, Colorado during the Western Federation of Miners strike. Signs read: "Benedict's Assay Office", "Newport", "New York Life Ins....
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    • 1903 September 21

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