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    • Mining life in California

    • Chinese miners, some in coolie hats sit or stand near tents, or mine near a lake, in an unidentified mining camp in California. One man shaves a miners head, another braids a mans queue. Two miners cook over an open campfire near their tent. A...
    • Chinese--California--1850-1860.; Dance parties--California--1850-1860.; Hairdressing--California--1850-1860.; Miners--California--1850-1860.; Mining camps--California--1850-1860.; Outdoor cookery--California--1850-1860.
    • 1857 October 3
    • Building of Victor Miners' Union, no. 32

    • Exterior view of Miners' Union Hall, number 32, 118-122 North Fourth Street, Victor, Colorado; two-story commerical brick building, center double entryway with ornamental wrought iron over doorway stating Victor Miners Union No.32 W.F.M.A., second...
    • Victor (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Commercial buildings--Colorado--Victor--1900-1910.; Miners' unions--Colorado--Victor--1900-1910.
    • [1902]
    • Primrose coal miners

    • A large group of miners pose near the mouth of the Primrose Mine in Primrose (Huerfano County), Colorado. The miners wear work clothes including: overalls, pants, suspenders, and coats. Most of the men wear hats with Johnny Lamps and hold picks in...
    • Primrose (Colo.)--1910-1930.; Primrose Mine (Huerfano County, Colo.)--1910-1930.; Coal mining--Colorado--Primrose--1910-1930.; Miners--Colorado--Primrose--1910-1930.
    • [between 1910 and 1930?]
    • Miners

    • Miners, some possibly Native American or Asian, pose outdoors in Ouray County, Colorado. Some men hold lunch boxes.
    • Ouray County (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Miners--Colorado--Ouray County--1880-1900.; Mining--Colorado--Ouray County--1880-1900.
    • [between 1880 and 1900]
    • Western Federation Miners Union, no. 32

    • Exterior view of Miners Union Hall, 118-122 North Fourth Street, Victor, Colorado; top floor of commercial brick building used by Western Federation of Miners Union, number 32; two-story commercial brick building with three double entry doorways,...
    • Victor (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Commercial buildings--Colorado--Victor--1920-1930.; Miners' unions--Colorado--Victor--1920-1930.
    • [between 1920 and 1930?]
    • W.F.M.A. Union Hall, Victor, Col.

    • Exterior view of Miners' Union Hall & street scene, 118-122 North Fourth Street, Victor, Colorado. Shows several two-story & one-story commercial brick buildings with storeroom windows & displays, window awnings, men, women & dog (out-of-focus) on...
    • Victor (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Commercial buildings--Colorado--Victor--1920-1930.; Miners' unions--Colorado--Victor--1920-1930.
    • [1903?]
    • Apex, Colo. recreation hall interior, piano on stage

    • Interior of the Apex Miners' Hall, seven miles northwest of Central City, Gilpin County, Colorado; includes theater stage with square piano and painted backdrop of trees; flanked by arched doorways with steps leading onto stage; wood paneling in...
    • Apex (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Interiors.; Stages (Platforms)--Colorado--Apex--1950-1960.
    • [May 1957]
    • Panning gold ore, Miners Basin, La Sal Mts, Utah

    • Miners, one with a shovel, watch a man pan for gold in Miners Basin in the La Sal Mountains, Grand County, Utah. A sign reads, "Miners Basin, Utah, 300 D[?] Ore." Shows a horse and a meadow.
    • Grand County (Utah)--1890-1900.; Miners Basin (Grand County, Utah : Valley)--1890-1900.; Gold miners--Utah--Grand County--1890-1900.; Gold mining--Utah--Grand County--1890-1900.; Hydraulic mining--Utah--Grand County--1890-1900.;...
    • 1897 Aug. 10
    • No. 5 Cripple Creek

    • Members of the Colorado National Guard in uniform pose on railroad tracks in the Cripple Creek mining district in Teller County, Colorado, during the Western Federation of Miners labor strike. Colonel Verdeckberg, Milt Unfinger [?], [General]...
    • Colorado. National Guard--People--Colorado--1900-1910.; Western Federation of Miners--People--1900-1910.; Cripple Creek Strike, Cripple Creek, Colo., 1903-1904.; Teller County (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Militia--Colorado--Teller County--1900-1910.;...
    • [1903]
    • Miners

    • Shows miners, probably in Colorado, they hold a drop-forged wrench and electric drills. Shows sledge hammers, a pickax, and buckets .
    • Drills (Equipment)--1880-1910.; Miners--Colorado--1880-1910.; Wrenches--1880-1910.
    • [between 1880 and 1910?]
    • Is Colorado in America?

    • Poster published by the Western Federation of miners in Colorado. Shows an American flag listing the grievances of the union; a union miner, Henry Maki, shackled to a telephone pole in Telluride; and an appeal for donations to the union.
    • Miner's strikes--Colorado--1900-1910.; Miners--Colorado--1900-1910.; Maki, Henry.; Western Federation of Miners.; Strikes and lockouts--Miners--Colorado.
    • [1902-1904?]
    • Hard rock miners

    • A group of miners pose outside a mine entrance possibly in Las Animas County, Colorado. The men wear work pants, jackets and hats. Several men hold candles that are mounted on metal rods. Some of the miners may be Hispanic or Italian.
    • Miners--Colorado--1880-1910.; Mining--Colorado--1880-1910.
    • [between 1880 and 1910?]
    • Refugees of Ludlow Tent Coloney [sic] at Trades Assembly Hall, Trinidad, Colorado

    • Coal miners, women, boys, girls, and babies posing at the Trades Assembly Hall, in Trinidad, Las Animas County, Colorado, are homeless because of the UMWA strike against CF&I, in nearby Ludlow.
    • Colorado Fuel and Iron Company--Strikes--1910-1920.; United Mine Workers of America--Strikes--1910-1920.; Coal Strike, Colo., 1913-1914.; Ludlow (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Children--Colorado--Ludlow--1910-1920.; Coal mining--Colorado--Ludlow--1910-1920.;...
    • 1914 April 22
    • Miners and donkey haul beams

    • Three miners stand near a burro that is loaded with wood beams possibly in Las Animas County, Colorado. The beams are milled wood and some are shaped and notched. The men wear work clothes. Some of the miners may be Hispanic or Italian. A dog...
    • Donkeys--Colorado--1880-1900.; Lumber--Colorado--1880-1900.; Miners--Colorado--1880-1900.; Mining--Colorado--1880-1900.; Pack animals--Colorado--1880-1900.
    • [between 1880 and 1900?]
    • Hard rock miners

    • A group of miners pose near the mouth of a mine possibly in Las Animas County, Colorado. The miners wear work clothes and hats. Some of the men hold candles in their hands. A sign over the mine entrance reads: "Elisa, Tunnel No. 5." Snow covers the...
    • Miners--Colorado--1870-1900.; Mining--Colorado--1870-1900.
    • [between 1870 and 1900?]
    • Emmett Mine, Leadville

    • A Colorado National Guardsman stands on a hill and looks over the Emmett Mine in Leadville (Lake County), Colorado. The soldier guards the mining property during a labor dispute between mine owners and miners who belonged to the Western Federation...
    • Colorado. National Guard.--1890-1900.; Western Federation of Miners--Strikes--1890-1900.; Emmett Mine (Lake County, Colo.)--1890-1900.; Leadville (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Guards--Colorado--Leadville--1890-1900.;...
    • 1896
    • Miners Union store, Victor

    • Exterior view of Miners Union Hall, also called Donnelley Mercantile building, 412 West Victor Avenue, Victor, Colorado, a two-story commerical building with brick masonry and decorative frieze. Second-story on right side has tall, narrow windows...
    • Victor (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Commercial buildings--Colorado--Victor--1900-1910.; Miners' unions--Colorado--Victor--1900-1910.
    • [1904]
    • Is Colorado in America?

    • Poster published by the Western Federation of miners in Colorado. Shows an American flag listing the grievances of the union; a union miner, Henry Maki, shackled to a telephone pole in Telluride; and an appeal for donations to the union.
    • Miner's strikes--Colorado--1900-1910.; Miners--Colorado--1900-1910.; Maki, Henry.; Western Federation of Miners.; Strikes and lockouts--Miners--Colorado.
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    • Actual photographs taken at Goldfield during bloody strike of 1904

    • A crowd of striking miners, temporarily deputized by City Marshall Michael O'Connell, stand at the corner of Victor Avenue and Fourth Street in Victor (Teller County), Colorado. The men are members of the Western Federation of Miners labor union....
    • Western Federation of Miners--Strikes--1900-1910.; Cripple Creek Strike, Cripple Creek, Colo., 1903-1904.; Cripple Creek (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Miners' strikes--Colorado--Victor--1900-1910.; Mining--Colorado--Victor--1900-1910.;...
    • [1904 June 6]
    • Ludlow strike

    • Coal miners marched into Trinidad from Ludlow to confront the federal troops during the UMW labor strike against CF&I, Las Animas County, Colorado. Shows men, with rifles, boys, and tents in camp San Rafael.
    • Colorado Fuel and Iron Company--Strikes--1910-1920.; United Mine Workers of America--Strikes--1910-1920.; Coal Strike, Colo., 1913-1914.; Trinidad (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Children--Colorado--Trinidad--1910-1920.; Miners'...
    • 1913 or 1914
    • Resting on the bank of Miners Creek, Miners Basin, La Sal Mts, Utah

    • A gold miner squats and dips water from a stream identified as Miners Creek in Miners Basin in the La Sal Mountains, Grand County, Utah. A man with a shovel and a man with a pick are near the creek. Shows a gold washing pan.
    • Grand County (Utah)--1890-1900.; Miners Basin (Grand County, Utah : Valley)--1890-1900.; Gold miners--Utah--Grand County--1890-1900.; Gold mining--Utah--Grand County--1890-1900.; Hydraulic mining--Utah--Grand County--1890-1900.; Mining--Utah--Grand...
    • 1897 Aug. 10
    • Coal miners in the Columbine Mine

    • Miners work in a tunnel of the Columbine Mine near Erie (Weld County), Colorado. They wear hats and miner's lights.
    • Columbine Mine (Weld County, Colo.)--1930-1940.; Erie (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Coal mining--Colorado--Erie--1930-1940.; Interiors--Colorado--Erie--1930-1940.; Miners--Colorado--Erie--1930-1940.; Mining--Colorado--Erie--1930-1940.
    • [between 1933 and 1940]
    • Miners at Sopris

    • A group of miners pose near a tipple at the Colorado Fuel and Iron Company Sopris Mine near Sopris in Las Animas County, Colorado. The men lean on a coal car and wear work clothes that include overalls, gloves, boots, and hats. Some of the miners...
    • Colorado Fuel and Iron Company--People--1910-1920.; Sopris (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Sopris Mine (Las Animas County, Colo.)--1910-1920.; Coal mining--Colorado--Sopris--1910-1920.; Miners--Colorado--Sopris--1910-1920.
    • 1915
    • Baldwin Felts detective agency's steel car used for company attacks on miners

    • Members of the Baldwin-Felts Detective Agency pose with an improvised armored steel reinforced car known by striking UMWA miners as the Death Special, probably in Ludlow (Las Animas County), Colorado. The automobile was constructed from the body of...
    • Baldwin-Felts Detectives, Inc.--People--1910-1920.; Ludlow (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Armored vehicles.; Detectives.; Strikebreakers.
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    • Woman miner, right, works along side male counterpart on "jumbo" drill sharing equally...

    • Miners, a man and a woman, work with a pneumatic drill in a tunnel of the Henderson Mine in Clear Creek County, Colorado. They wear hard hats with miners' lights.
    • AMAX, Inc.--Branches, chapters, etc.--1970-1980.; Henderson Mine (Colo.)--1970-1980.; Drilling & boring machinery--Colorado--Clear Creek County--1970-1980.; Miners--Colorado--Clear Creek County--1970-1980.; Mining--Colorado--Clear Creek...
    • [between 1976 and 1980]
    • Western Federation of Miners

    • Unidentified members of the Western Federation of Miners pose for a group photo.
    • Western Federation of Miners--People--1900-1910.; Miners--1900-1910.
    • [between 1900 and 1910]
    • Trinidad news boys

    • UMWA coal miners and their sons pose holding newspapers reading: "Trinidad Free Press," with headlines about the strike against CF&I in Ludlow. The Trades Assembly Hall, Trinidad, Las Animas County, Colorado, is in the background.
    • Colorado Fuel and Iron Company--Strikes--1910-1920.; United Mine Workers of America--Strikes--1910-1920.; Coal Strike, Colo., 1913-1914.; Ludlow (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Children--Colorado--Ludlow--1910-1920.; Coal mining--Colorado--Ludlow--1910-1920.;...
    • 1913 or 1914
    • Workers load powder into drilled holes via hose using compressed air

    • Miners (a man and a woman) load explosives into the wall of a tunnel at the Henderson Mine in Clear Creek County, Colorado. They wear hard hats with miners' lights.
    • AMAX, Inc.--Branches, chapters, etc.--1970-1980.; Henderson Mine (Colo.)--1970-1980.; Explosives--Colorado--Clear Creek County--1970-1980.; Miners--Colorado--Clear Creek County--1970-1980.; Mining--Colorado--Clear Creek County--1970-1980.;...
    • [between 1976 and 1980]
    • Breast of tunnel

    • Miners stand with an electric drill, pickax, and chisolm shovel, in a narrow tunnel of an unidentified mine in probably Colorado.
    • Drills (Equipment)--Colorado--1880-1910.; Miners--Colorado--1880-1910.; Mining--Colorado--1880-1910.
    • [between 1880 and 1910?]
    • Going to work, Miners Basin, La Sal Mt's.

    • Miners pose with tools in Miners Basin in the La Sal Mountains (Grand County), Utah. Shows pickaxes, a rifle, a shovel, a metal pan, and trees.
    • Grand County (Utah)--1890-1900.; La Sal Mountains (Utah)--1890-1900.; Miners Basin (Grand County, Utah : Valley)--1890-1900.; Miners--Utah--Grand County--1890-1900.; Mining--Utah--Grand County--1890-1900.; Trees--Utah--Grand County--1890-1900.
    • 1897 August 10
    • Main entry

    • Miners pose on and near a mine car near the entry to a Colorado mine. Two men wear miners' lamps on their hard hats.
    • Mine railroads--Cars--Colorado--1900-1920.; Miners--Colorado--1900-1920.; Mining equipment--Colorado--1900-1920.; Mining--Colorado--1900-1920.
    • [between 1900 and 1920]
    • Municipal Facts: Volume 11 Numbers 1 and 2, 1928 January-February

    • Newsletter produced every two months by the City of Denver highlighting the civic, administrative, and informational aspects of government within the City.
    • Local government--Colorado--Denver.; Cities and towns--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1928 January-February
    • Gold Pan Pit showing timbering

    • Miners work on timber supports near a crane at the Gold Pan Pit near Breckenridge (Summit County), Colorado. Other miners aim monitors or nozzles at the ground nearby.
    • Breckenridge (Colo.)--1900-1920.; Gold Pan Mine (Summit County, Colo.)--1900-1920.; Hoisting machinery--Colorado--Breckenridge--1900-1920.; Holes--Colorado--Breckenridge--1900-1920.; Hydraulic mining--Colorado--Breckenridge--1900-1920.;...
    • [between 1900 and 1913]
    • Western Federation of Miners

    • Unidentified members of the Western Federation of Miners pose for a group photo.
    • Western Federation of Miners--People--1900-1910.; Miners--1900-1910.
    • [between 1900 and 1910]
    • Trade Dollar Mine of Silver City Idaho

    • Miners who include Bill Haywood pose outdoors near the Trade Dollar Mine in Idaho. Some men hold miner's candles.
    • Owyhee County (Idaho)--1880-1900.; Trade Dollar Mine (Owyhee County, Idaho)--1880-1900.; Miners--Idaho--Owyhee County--1880-1900.; Mining--Idaho--Owyhee County--1880-1900.; Haywood, Big Bill, 1869-1928.
    • [between 1940 and 1960]
    • Unidentified mine

    • Shows the wood building of an unidentified mine near Holy Cross City in Eagle County, Colorado. Miners stand next to the the buildings. Horses or donkeys stand near a cabin; other miners stand on the porch.
    • Eagle county (Colo.)--1890-1910.; Miners--Colorado--Eagle County--1890-1910.; Mining--Colorado--Eagle County--1890-1910.
    • [between 1890 and 1910]
    • Joe Olson

    • Union carpenter Joe Olson assists the coal miners during the UMW labor strike against CF&I, in Ludlow, Las Animas County, Colorado. He holds a rifle, a pistol in his ammunition belt and wears a kerchief in support of the strikers.
    • Colorado Fuel and Iron Company--Strikes--1910-1920.; United Mine Workers of America--Strikes--1910-1920.; Coal Strike, Colo., 1913-1914.; Ludlow (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Miners' strikes--Colorado--Ludlow--1910-1920.;...
    • 1913 or 1914
    • Anaconda Mine Turret Colo.

    • Miners pose near the head frame and shaft house of the Anaconda Mine near Turret (Chaffee County), Colorado. A sign on the shaft house reads: "Anaconda". Miners' cabins are nearby.
    • Anaconda Mine (Chaffee County, Colo.)--1890-1910.; Turret (Colo.)--1890-1910.; Miners--Colorado--Turret--1890-1910.; Mining--Colorado--Turret--1890-1910.
    • [between 1950 and 1970]
    • Exchequer, Colo.

    • A false front building in Exchequer, a mining camp in Saguache County, Colorado, has a sign which reads, "Rathvon & Co., Hardware, Groceries & Miners' Supplies." Posed in in front of the store are miners with shovels, packed burrows, a child on a...
    • Exchequer (Colo.)--1860-1880.; Miners--Colorado--Exchequer--1860-1880.
    • [between 1860 and 1880?]
    • Depot after explosion, Independence, Colo.

    • View of the Independence train depot of the Florence and Cripple Creek Railroad company following an explosion that killed thirteen non-union miners in Independence (Teller County), Colorado. Remnants of the platform are scattered on the ground....
    • Florence and Cripple Creek Railroad Company--Buildings--1900-1910.; Cripple Creek Strike, Cripple Creek, Colo., 1903-1904.; Independence (Teller County, Colo.)--1900-1910.; Explosions--Colorado--Independence--1900-1910.; Miners'...
    • 1904 June 6
    • Tabasco, coke machine

    • Miners work at the coke ovens in the Colorado Fuel & Iron Company Tabasco Mine at Tabasco (Las Animas County), Colorado. A machine is positioned near a bee-hive oven where miners unload processed coke to be loaded onto a railroad car.
    • Colorado Fuel and Iron Company--1900-1920.; Coke-ovens--Colorado--Tabasco--1900-1920.; Tabasco (Colo.)--1900-1920.; Tabasco Mine (Las Animas County, Colo.)--1900-1920.; Coal miners--Colorado--Tabasco--1900-1920.; Coal...
    • [between 1902 and 1920?]
    • Miner's dug out

    • Miners pose near a stone and mud-plastered dugout house (duplex) built into a hillside, two wear caps with miners lights, one smokes a pipe. Men in suits pose near a sawhorse and wood planks.
    • Dugout houses--1880-1900.; Miners--1880-1900.
    • [between 1882 and 1900?]
    • Idaho mining fatalities: 1913-1940

    • List of fatal mining accident victims in 1913-1919, 1921-1924, and 1927-1940, taken from the Annual report of the mining industry of Idaho, produced by the State Inspector of Mines or, after about 1916, the Inspector of Mines. Gives name and age of...
    • Mine accidents--Idaho--Indexes.
    • 2007
    • Miners at home

    • View of five miners and dog at log cabin with dirt roof, Colorado.
    • Log cabins--Colorado--1880-1900.; Miners--Colorado--1880-1900.
    • [between 1882 and 1900?]
    • Miners Eloy Cruz and Leandro Vigil

    • Coal miners Eloy Cruz (left) and his brother-in-law Leandro Vigil pose near the entrance to the Frederick Mine in Valdez (Las Animas County), Colorado. Eloy wears a jacket, a cap with a battery operated lantern, safety boots and holds a bucket and...
    • Hispanic Americans--Colorado--1920-1930.; Mexican Americans--Colorado--1920-1930.; Frederick Mine (Las Animas County, Colo.)--1920-1930.; Las Animas County (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Coal miners.; Cruz, Eloy--Pictorial works.; Vigil, Leandro--Pictorial...
    • [1920?]
    • Gold Run pit

    • Gold Run Mine, a gold placer mine near Breckenridge, Summit County, Colorado; miners operate hydraulic nozzles (monitors) fitted with rock counterbalances, miners with shovels stand inside the wash.
    • Gold Run Mine (Breckenridge, Colo.)--1880-1890.; Breckenridge (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Gold mining--Colorado--Breckenridge--1880-1890.; Hydraulic Mining--Colorado--Breckenridge--1880-1890.; Mining--Colorado--Breckenridge--1880-1890.
    • [between 1880 and 1890?]
    • Group of miners and hunters, Miners Basin

    • Three men stand as one holds the reins of a horse nearby, another has a rifle over his shoulder, another has a pick ax on his shoulder; and, two men and one woman sit in the grass by blankets and a saddle in Miners Basin in the La Sal Mountains,...
    • Grand County (Utah)--1890-1900.; Miners Basin (Grand County, Utah : Valley)--1890-1900.; Hunters--Utah--Grand County--1890-1900.; Horses--Utah--Grand County--1890-1900.; Meadows--Utah--Grand County--1890-1900.; Miners--Utah--Grand...
    • 1897 Aug.17
    • Hubert Mine, Nevadaville, Colo - miners in bucket @ 850 feet

    • Interior view of the Hubert Mine in Nevadaville (Gilpin County), Colorado; shows miners with ore buckets and hats with lamps.
    • Hubert Mine (Gilpin County, Colo.)--1890-1900.; Nevadaville (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Interiors--Colorado--Nevadaville--1890-1900.; Men--Colorado--Nevadaville--1890-1900.; Miners--Colorado--Nevadaville--1890-1900.; Mining...
    • 1895, February
    • Arastra in Buckskin Gulch above Alma

    • View of an arrastre (or arrastra) by Buckskin Creek, Park County, Colorado; shows a man kneeling by a water-filled, circular hole, used by miners for grinding ore.
    • Buckskin Creek (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Park County (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Grinding wheels--Colorado--Park County--1920-1930.; Mining equipment--Colorado--Park County--1920-1930.; Mining--Colorado--Park County--1920-1930.; Streams--Colorado--Park...
    • [between 1920 and 1930?]

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