Working American: The Human Experience of the Colorado Coalfield Strike of 1913-1914


Ludlow Tent Colony, Courtesy Denver Public Library, Western History Collection, Photograph by Lewis Dold. Z-193.


Company Towns

Row of four-room square homes at Berwind 1915, Courtesy History Colorado, Welborn Collection Scan # 20005002, CHS.X5002.



Women and Children                                  Daughters of a striking coal miner, Courtesy, Denver Public Library, Western History Collection, X-60385.


Companies and Unions

United Mine Workers of America Strike, Courtesy Colorado Coalfield War Project



The Strike

Labor activist Mother Jones marching on behalf of striking miners, Trinidad 1914, Courtesy Colorado Coalfield War Project.



The Ludlow Massacre

Ruins of Ludlow Tent Colony, Courtesy Library of Congress, Prints & Photographs Division, LC-B2-3035-3.



Archaeology of the Coalfield Strike

The Ludlow Tent Colony site today, Courtesy of the Colorado Coalfield War Project.



Labor Today

Capsule used to rescue Chilean miners


Special Thanks