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Mother Jones to Speak at Copper Mine Strike: This Week in History

Workers at a copper mine in Calumet, Mich., were striking this week 107 years ago, and 80-year-old union activist Mother Jones was expected to speak, several newspapers reported. On Aug. 2, union representatives claimed “the mining companies had organized a body of guards to take the place of state troops and stated that a reign […]

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