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Ludlow Mining Massacre Centennial Anniversary

On April 20, 1914, twenty men, women and children were killed during a mining strike in Ludlow, Colorado.

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Courtesy of the Denver Public Library

Courtesy of the Denver Public Library

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Ludlow Tent Colony before the fire-Courtesy of the Colorado History

Ludlow Tent Colony before the fire-(Courtesy of History Colorado)

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Children in tent city during miner's strike-Courtesy of the Colorado History

Children in tent city during miner's strike (Courtesy of History Colorado)

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Zanatell Family Living in Forbes Tent Colony (Courtesy of Denver Public Library)

Zanatell Family Living in Forbes Tent Colony (Courtesy of Denver Public Library)

JERILEE BENNETT, THE GAZETTE

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Camp Beshear-Union Mine Workers of America Military Headquarters in Trinidad, Colorado- Courtesy of the Colorado History

Camp Beshear-Union Mine Workers of America Military Headquarters in Trinidad, Colorado- (Courtesy of History Colorado)

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Strikers tent colony in Ludlow, Colorado-1914-Courtesy of the Colorado History

Strikers tent colony in Ludlow, Colorado-1914-(Courtesy of History Colorado)

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Armored car used by militiamen. Courtesy of the Denver Public Library

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April 1914-"Militia aboard a flatbead arriving at the scene of the trouble"-(Courtesy of History Colorado)

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One of the striking miners shoots back at militiamen-Courtesy of the Colorado History

One of the striking miners shoots back at militiamen-(Courtesy of History Colorado)

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A melted clock from one of the burned tents at the Ludlow Massacre. One of the artifacts on display at the Pioneers Museum exhibit (The Gazette/Jerilee Bennett)

A melted clock from one of the burned tents at the Ludlow Massacre. One of the artifacts on display at the Pioneers Museum exhibit (The Gazette/Jerilee Bennett)

JERILEE BENNETT, THE GAZETTE

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View of ruins of Ludlow Tent Colony after massacre (Courtesy of the Colorado History)

View of ruins of Ludlow Tent Colony after massacre (Courtesy of History Colorado)

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Hanging Lamp Hardware (The Gazette/Jerilee Bennett)

Hanging Lamp Hardware (The Gazette/Jerilee Bennett)

JERILEE BENNETT, THE GAZETTE

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Members of the Red Cross search the ruins of the Ludlow tent colony-Courtesy of the Colorado History

Members of the Red Cross search the ruins of the Ludlow tent colony(Courtesy of History Colorado)

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Irish Whiskey Jug (The Gazette/Jerilee Bennett)

Irish Whiskey Jug (The Gazette/Jerilee Bennett)

JERILEE BENNETT, THE GAZETTE

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Scene at Ludlow after attack. (Courtesy of History Colorado)

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Four Pieces of Mining Company Scrip (The Gazette/Jerilee Bennett)

Four Pieces of Mining Company Scrip (The Gazette/Jerilee Bennett)

JERILEE BENNETT, THE GAZETTE

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Ludlow tent colony after the disaster-Courtesy of the Colorado History

Ludlow tent colony after the disaster-(Courtesy of History Colorado)

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Plates (The Gazette/Jerilee Bennett)

Plates (The Gazette/Jerilee Bennett)

JERILEE BENNETT, THE GAZETTE

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Kettle (The Gazette/Jerilee Bennett)

Kettle (The Gazette/Jerilee Bennett)

JERILEE BENNETT, THE GAZETTE

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Wives of miners protesting against Mother Jones imprisonment in Trinidad, Colorado-Courtesy of the Colorado History

Wives of miners protesting against Mother Jones imprisonment in Trinidad, Colorado-(Courtesy of History Colorado)

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Miners funeral in Trinidad, Colorado-Courtesy of the Colorado History

Miners funeral in Trinidad, Colorado-Courtesy of the Colorado History

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Courtesy of the Denver Public Library

Courtesy of the Denver Public Library

Courtesy of the Denver Public Library

Courtesy of the Denver Public Library

Ludlow Tent Colony before the fire-Courtesy of the Colorado History

Ludlow Tent Colony before the fire-(Courtesy of History Colorado)

Children in tent city during miner's strike-Courtesy of the Colorado History

Children in tent city during miner's strike (Courtesy of History Colorado)

Zanatell Family Living in Forbes Tent Colony (Courtesy of Denver Public Library)

Zanatell Family Living in Forbes Tent Colony (Courtesy of Denver Public Library)

Camp Beshear-Union Mine Workers of America Military Headquarters in Trinidad, Colorado- Courtesy of the Colorado History

Camp Beshear-Union Mine Workers of America Military Headquarters in Trinidad, Colorado- (Courtesy of History Colorado)

Strikers tent colony in Ludlow, Colorado-1914-Courtesy of the Colorado History

Strikers tent colony in Ludlow, Colorado-1914-(Courtesy of History Colorado)

Courtesy of the Denver Public Library

Courtesy of the Denver Public Library

Courtesy of the Colorado History

(Courtesy of History Colorado)

Courtesy of the Denver Public Library

Armored car used by militiamen. Courtesy of the Denver Public Library

Courtesy of the Colorado History

(Courtesy of History Colorado)

Courtesy of the Colorado History

(Courtesy of History Colorado)

Courtesy of the Denver Public Library

Courtesy of the Denver Public Library

Courtesy of the Colorado History

(Courtesy of History Colorado)

April 1914-

April 1914-"Militia aboard a flatbead arriving at the scene of the trouble"-(Courtesy of History Colorado)

Courtesy of the Colorado History

(Courtesy of History Colorado)

One of the striking miners shoots back at militiamen-Courtesy of the Colorado History

One of the striking miners shoots back at militiamen-(Courtesy of History Colorado)

Courtesy of the Colorado History

(Courtesy of History Colorado)

Courtesy of the Colorado History

(Courtesy of History Colorado)

A melted clock from one of the burned tents at the Ludlow Massacre. One of the artifacts on display at the Pioneers Museum exhibit (The Gazette/Jerilee Bennett)

A melted clock from one of the burned tents at the Ludlow Massacre. One of the artifacts on display at the Pioneers Museum exhibit (The Gazette/Jerilee Bennett)

View of ruins of Ludlow Tent Colony after massacre (Courtesy of the Colorado History)

View of ruins of Ludlow Tent Colony after massacre (Courtesy of History Colorado)

Hanging Lamp Hardware (The Gazette/Jerilee Bennett)

Hanging Lamp Hardware (The Gazette/Jerilee Bennett)

Members of the Red Cross search the ruins of the Ludlow tent colony-Courtesy of the Colorado History

Members of the Red Cross search the ruins of the Ludlow tent colony(Courtesy of History Colorado)

Irish Whiskey Jug (The Gazette/Jerilee Bennett)

Irish Whiskey Jug (The Gazette/Jerilee Bennett)

Courtesy of the Colorado History

Scene at Ludlow after attack. (Courtesy of History Colorado)

Four Pieces of Mining Company Scrip (The Gazette/Jerilee Bennett)

Four Pieces of Mining Company Scrip (The Gazette/Jerilee Bennett)

Ludlow tent colony after the disaster-Courtesy of the Colorado History

Ludlow tent colony after the disaster-(Courtesy of History Colorado)

Plates (The Gazette/Jerilee Bennett)

Plates (The Gazette/Jerilee Bennett)

Courtesy of the Colorado History

(Courtesy of History Colorado)

Kettle (The Gazette/Jerilee Bennett)

Kettle (The Gazette/Jerilee Bennett)

Courtesy of the Colorado History

(Courtesy of History Colorado)

Wives of miners protesting against Mother Jones imprisonment in Trinidad, Colorado-Courtesy of the Colorado History

Wives of miners protesting against Mother Jones imprisonment in Trinidad, Colorado-(Courtesy of History Colorado)

Miners funeral in Trinidad, Colorado-Courtesy of the Colorado History

Miners funeral in Trinidad, Colorado-Courtesy of the Colorado History

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