Column: A century later, U.P. mining strike tragedy still resonates
Published 12/22/2013, wisconsinwatch.org
On Dec. 24, 1913, striking mine workers gathered with their families for a Christmas party at Italian Hall in Calumet, Mich. A man wearing a pin for a citizens group aligned with the mining companies entered the crowded second-floor room and shouted, “Fire!”Word count: 655
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