Northwest -- Strikes (#12)

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Title

Northwest -- Strikes (#12)

Subject

Coeur d'Alene Miners' Strike, Idaho, 1899; Mines and mineral resources -- Northwest, Pacific; Mineral industries -- Idaho -- Wardner; Soldiers

Description

"The riots 1899 arose when the assistant manager of the Bunker Hill Mine refused to recognize the consolidated miner's union. On April 29, a party of 200 masked men took possession of a Northern Pacific Train at Burke and collecting men, arms, and powder along the way, came to Wardner and the Bunker Hill Mine with 1000 men. The mine buildings were completely destroyed and 2 men killed. Martial law was declared and the famous bull pen constructed at Wardner to hold all the men arrested. It is said that at one point, 800 men were in the bull pen." Taken 1899.

Source

Teakle Collection. Northwest Room. Spokane Public Library

Date

1899

Rights

http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/NKC/1.0/

Format

image/tiff

Type

Black-and-white photographs

Rights

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Citation

“Northwest -- Strikes (#12),” Spokane Public Library, accessed October 24, 2021, https://lange.spokanelibrary.org/items/show/2224.