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  1. The Truth About Bisbee

    The Truth About Bisbee was written by Samuel Morse and gives an account of the deportation of over 1,100 mining workers and I.W.W. sympathizers from Bisbee to Columbus, NM on July 12, 1917. The collection contains a typescript account compiled from legal ...

    castanoe - 2020-10-15 18:04

  2. Grand Canyon Lime and Cement Company photograph album

    An album of photographs documenting life at and around the Grand Canyon Lime and Cement Company in rural Arizona at the turn of the century. The first page opens with a series of images which are captioned in ink. Album contains approximately 163 ...

    mnboyer - 2021-05-05 09:26

  3. Bisbee Deportation Legal Papers and Exhibits

    The city of Bisbee, AZ was considered a boom town with its economy heavily controlled by the local mining companies in 1917. Union activity grew and the Industrial Workers of the World (I.W.W.) actively recruited miners in the area and in June of 1917 ...

    castanoe - 2021-07-16 09:25