Wives of the Ludlow coal strikers prepare food for their striking husbands, as the men stand behind them in a kitchen in Ludlow, Colorado in Las Animas County. Loaves of bread, milk, and jam are on the edge of the table.
The election was held August 19, 1861. Data was taken from Poll Books Volumes 1, 2 and 3. These books area also on microfilm at the Colorado State Archives, 1313 Sherman St. Room 120, Denver, Colorado 80203.