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Ludlow Massacre

An image from the Ludlow Massacre (credit: umwa.org)

United Mine Workers Mark Ludlow 100th Anniversary

Descendants of coal miners who went on strike against John D. Rockefeller will be among those gathering for another ceremony remembering the 100th anniversary of the Ludlow Massacre.

05/18/2014

An image from the Ludlow Massacre (credit: umwa.org)

Easter Service Marks Colorado Massacre Centennial

A line of mourners are passing a flame from candle to candle, starting a service marking the anniversary of a tragedy that became a rallying cry for unions.

04/20/2014

An image from the Ludlow Massacre (credit: umwa.org)

Ludlow Massacre Spurred New Deal Labor Reforms

A century ago this Sunday, 11 children and two women died in a fire that followed a shootout between the Colorado National Guard and striking coal miners at a tent camp in southern Colorado.

04/18/2014

An image from the Ludlow Massacre (credit: umwa.org)

Ludlow Massacre 100th Anniversary Service Planned

The Ludlow Massacre 100th anniversary will be commemorated on April 20 with a Greek Orthodox Easter service at the site of the Ludlow Memorial south of Walsenburg.

04/02/2014

An image from the Ludlow Massacre (credit: umwa.org)

Commission To Spread Awareness Of Ludlow Massacre

A new commission aims to spread awareness of the Ludlow Massacre, the fight between miners and Colorado National Guard members on April 20, 1914, that led to the deaths of more than 20 people, including women and children.

04/20/2013