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    • Mining life in California

    • Chinese miners, some in coolie hats sit or stand near tents, or mine near a lake, in an unidentified mining camp in California. One man shaves a miners head, another braids a mans queue. Two miners cook over an open campfire near their tent. A...
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    • 1857 October 3
    • Building of Victor Miners' Union, no. 32

    • Exterior view of Miners' Union Hall, number 32, 118-122 North Fourth Street, Victor, Colorado; two-story commerical brick building, center double entryway with ornamental wrought iron over doorway stating Victor Miners Union No.32 W.F.M.A., second...
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    • [1902]
    • Primrose coal miners

    • A large group of miners pose near the mouth of the Primrose Mine in Primrose (Huerfano County), Colorado. The miners wear work clothes including: overalls, pants, suspenders, and coats. Most of the men wear hats with Johnny Lamps and hold picks in...
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    • [between 1910 and 1930?]
    • Western Federation Miners Union, no. 32

    • Exterior view of Miners Union Hall, 118-122 North Fourth Street, Victor, Colorado; top floor of commercial brick building used by Western Federation of Miners Union, number 32; two-story commercial brick building with three double entry doorways,...
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    • [between 1920 and 1930?]
    • Miners

    • Miners, some possibly Native American or Asian, pose outdoors in Ouray County, Colorado. Some men hold lunch boxes.
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    • [between 1880 and 1900]
    • W.F.M.A. Union Hall, Victor, Col.

    • Exterior view of Miners' Union Hall & street scene, 118-122 North Fourth Street, Victor, Colorado. Shows several two-story & one-story commercial brick buildings with storeroom windows & displays, window awnings, men, women & dog (out-of-focus) on...
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    • [1903?]
    • Apex, Colo. recreation hall interior, piano on stage

    • Interior of the Apex Miners' Hall, seven miles northwest of Central City, Gilpin County, Colorado; includes theater stage with square piano and painted backdrop of trees; flanked by arched doorways with steps leading onto stage; wood paneling in...
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    • [May 1957]
    • Panning gold ore, Miners Basin, La Sal Mts, Utah

    • Miners, one with a shovel, watch a man pan for gold in Miners Basin in the La Sal Mountains, Grand County, Utah. A sign reads, "Miners Basin, Utah, 300 D[?] Ore." Shows a horse and a meadow.
    • McKee, Thomas Michael, 1854-1939.
    • 1897 Aug. 10
    • 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]
    • Miners

    • Shows miners, probably in Colorado, they hold a drop-forged wrench and electric drills. Shows sledge hammers, a pickax, and buckets .
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    • [between 1880 and 1910?]
    • Is Colorado in America?

    • Poster published by the Western Federation of miners in Colorado. Shows an American flag listing the grievances of the union; a union miner, Henry Maki, shackled to a telephone pole in Telluride; and an appeal for donations to the union.
    • Western Federation of Miners.
    • [1902-1904?]
    • Hard rock miners

    • A group of miners pose outside a mine entrance possibly in Las Animas County, Colorado. The men wear work pants, jackets and hats. Several men hold candles that are mounted on metal rods. Some of the miners may be Hispanic or Italian.
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    • [between 1880 and 1910?]
    • Hard rock miners

    • A group of miners pose near the mouth of a mine possibly in Las Animas County, Colorado. The miners wear work clothes and hats. Some of the men hold candles in their hands. A sign over the mine entrance reads: "Elisa, Tunnel No. 5." Snow covers the...
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    • [between 1870 and 1900?]
    • Ludlow strike

    • Coal miners marched into Trinidad from Ludlow to confront the federal troops during the UMW labor strike against CF&I, Las Animas County, Colorado. Shows men, with rifles, boys, and tents in camp San Rafael.
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    • 1913 or 1914
    • Resting on the bank of Miners Creek, Miners Basin, La Sal Mts, Utah

    • A gold miner squats and dips water from a stream identified as Miners Creek in Miners Basin in the La Sal Mountains, Grand County, Utah. A man with a shovel and a man with a pick are near the creek. Shows a gold washing pan.
    • McKee, Thomas Michael, 1854-1939.
    • 1897 Aug. 10
    • Coal miners in the Columbine Mine

    • Miners work in a tunnel of the Columbine Mine near Erie (Weld County), Colorado. They wear hats and miner's lights.
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    • [between 1933 and 1940]
    • Miners at Sopris

    • A group of miners pose near a tipple at the Colorado Fuel and Iron Company Sopris Mine near Sopris in Las Animas County, Colorado. The men lean on a coal car and wear work clothes that include overalls, gloves, boots, and hats. Some of the miners...
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    • 1915
    • Miners and donkey haul beams

    • Three miners stand near a burro that is loaded with wood beams possibly in Las Animas County, Colorado. The beams are milled wood and some are shaped and notched. The men wear work clothes. Some of the miners may be Hispanic or Italian. A dog...
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    • [between 1880 and 1900?]
    • Miners Union store, Victor

    • Exterior view of Miners Union Hall, also called Donnelley Mercantile building, 412 West Victor Avenue, Victor, Colorado, a two-story commerical building with brick masonry and decorative frieze. Second-story on right side has tall, narrow windows...
    • Martin, Alexander, d. 1929.
    • [1904]
    • Is Colorado in America?

    • Poster published by the Western Federation of miners in Colorado. Shows an American flag listing the grievances of the union; a union miner, Henry Maki, shackled to a telephone pole in Telluride; and an appeal for donations to the union.
    • Western Federation of Miners.
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    • Emmett Mine, Leadville

    • A Colorado National Guardsman stands on a hill and looks over the Emmett Mine in Leadville (Lake County), Colorado. The soldier guards the mining property during a labor dispute between mine owners and miners who belonged to the Western Federation...
    • O'Keefe & Stockdorf.
    • 1896
    • 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]
    • Breast of tunnel

    • Miners stand with an electric drill, pickax, and chisolm shovel, in a narrow tunnel of an unidentified mine in probably Colorado.
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    • [between 1880 and 1910?]
    • Joe Olson

    • Union carpenter Joe Olson assists the coal miners during the UMW labor strike against CF&I, in Ludlow, Las Animas County, Colorado. He holds a rifle, a pistol in his ammunition belt and wears a kerchief in support of the strikers.
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    • 1913 or 1914
    • Miners Eloy Cruz and Leandro Vigil

    • Coal miners Eloy Cruz (left) and his brother-in-law Leandro Vigil pose near the entrance to the Frederick Mine in Valdez (Las Animas County), Colorado. Eloy wears a jacket, a cap with a battery operated lantern, safety boots and holds a bucket and...
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    • [1920?]
    • Going to work, Miners Basin, La Sal Mt's.

    • Miners pose with tools in Miners Basin in the La Sal Mountains (Grand County), Utah. Shows pickaxes, a rifle, a shovel, a metal pan, and trees.
    • McKee, Thomas Michael, 1854-1939.
    • 1897 August 10
    • Gold Pan Pit showing timbering

    • Miners work on timber supports near a crane at the Gold Pan Pit near Breckenridge (Summit County), Colorado. Other miners aim monitors or nozzles at the ground nearby.
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    • [between 1900 and 1913]
    • Exchequer, Colo.

    • A false front building in Exchequer, a mining camp in Saguache County, Colorado, has a sign which reads, "Rathvon & Co., Hardware, Groceries & Miners' Supplies." Posed in in front of the store are miners with shovels, packed burrows, a child on a...
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    • [between 1860 and 1880?]
    • 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
    • Tabasco, coke machine

    • Miners work at the coke ovens in the Colorado Fuel & Iron Company Tabasco Mine at Tabasco (Las Animas County), Colorado. A machine is positioned near a bee-hive oven where miners unload processed coke to be loaded onto a railroad car.
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    • [between 1902 and 1920?]
    • Miner's dug out

    • Miners pose near a stone and mud-plastered dugout house (duplex) built into a hillside, two wear caps with miners lights, one smokes a pipe. Men in suits pose near a sawhorse and wood planks.
    • Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942.
    • [between 1882 and 1900?]
    • Miners at home

    • View of five miners and dog at log cabin with dirt roof, Colorado.
    • Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942.
    • [between 1882 and 1900?]
    • Western Federation of Miners

    • Unidentified members of the Western Federation of Miners pose for a group photo.
    • Buckwalter, Harry H.
    • [between 1900 and 1910]
    • Trinidad news boys

    • UMWA coal miners and their sons pose holding newspapers reading: "Trinidad Free Press," with headlines about the strike against CF&I in Ludlow. The Trades Assembly Hall, Trinidad, Las Animas County, Colorado, is in the background.
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    • 1913 or 1914
    • Group of miners in front of log cabin near Granite, Colorado

    • Group photograph of gold miners in front of a large log cabin near the town of Granite, Chaffee County, Colorado; also shows horses, wagon, and miner siting on a Kuner Pickle Company barrel.
    • Erdlen, C. W. (Charles W.), 1857-1935.
    • [between 1890 and 1900?]
    • Main entry

    • Miners pose on and near a mine car near the entry to a Colorado mine. Two men wear miners' lamps on their hard hats.
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    • [between 1900 and 1920]
    • Western Federation of Miners

    • Unidentified members of the Western Federation of Miners pose for a group photo.
    • Buckwalter, Harry H.
    • [between 1900 and 1910]
    • Trade Dollar Mine of Silver City Idaho

    • Miners who include Bill Haywood pose outdoors near the Trade Dollar Mine in Idaho. Some men hold miner's candles.
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    • [between 1940 and 1960]
    • Unidentified mine

    • Shows the wood building of an unidentified mine near Holy Cross City in Eagle County, Colorado. Miners stand next to the the buildings. Horses or donkeys stand near a cabin; other miners stand on the porch.
    • Buckwalter, Harry H.
    • [between 1890 and 1910]
    • Anaconda Mine Turret Colo.

    • Miners pose near the head frame and shaft house of the Anaconda Mine near Turret (Chaffee County), Colorado. A sign on the shaft house reads: "Anaconda". Miners' cabins are nearby.
    • Hall, Frank L.
    • [between 1950 and 1970]
    • Miners at work

    • Nine hard rock miners and one mine supervisor working underground preparing blasting holes with rock hammers and chisels; area appears to be lit by candles on miners' hats and on tunnel walls.
    • McClure, Louis Charles, 1867-1957.
    • [ca.1900]
    • Victor strike

    • Western Federation of Miners workers stand in a group and hold rifles in an empty lot during a strike in Victor (Teller County), Colorado. Men and women watch on the sidewalk of 4th (Fourth) Street. Shows houses, mine buildings, and a freight train...
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    • [1904 June 6?]
    • Group of miners

    • Miners pose on and near an ore car near a frame building, possibly a shaft house, at a mine in Clear Creek County, Colorado. One man is possibly identified as "R. Thomas." The miners wear work clothes, hats and tall boots; one man wears a suit and...
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