Monument to miners killed in the Virden Massacre
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- circa 1898-1900
Postcard of the monument to the miners from Mount Olive that were killed in the Virden Massacre, October 12, 1898. Note on verso: 'Erected by Sub Districts 5 & 6 to the memory of the miners killed at the Virden Massacre.' Monument is located in the Union Miner's Cemetery, Mount Olive, Illinois. The inset photo is of the miners (left to right, back row) Ernst Long, Ernst Kammerer, Joe Gutterlie, (front) Ellis Smith.
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- Mount Olive Public Library
Labor movement--United States
Coal miners--Illinois--Macoupin County--Mount Olive
Union Miner's Cemetery (Mt. Olive, Ill.)
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- Monument to miners killed in the Virden Massacre. circa 1898-1900. Retrieved from the Digital Public Library of America, http://www.idaillinois.org/cdm/ref/collection/mopl/id/16. (Accessed October 25, 2020.)
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- (circa 1898-1900) Monument to miners killed in the Virden Massacre. Retrieved from the Digital Public Library of America, http://www.idaillinois.org/cdm/ref/collection/mopl/id/16
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- Retrieved from the Digital Public Library of America <http://www.idaillinois.org/cdm/ref/collection/mopl/id/16>.