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This publication contains papers contributed by the presenting authors during the June 5, 2004, symposium at the Pikes Peak Library District and contributes to the scholarship regarding the events that occurred in the Cripple Creek District during the Colorado Labor Wars. Photographs include Western Federation of Miners (WFM) members who were arrested and held by the Colorado State Militia, then deported from the state as a consequence of their union affiliation.

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