Western Federation of Miners

 Organization

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

The Comstock lode; or a crucible of militant unionism

 Collection
Identifier: 82-14
Abstract The Comstock Lode is a lode of silver ore located under the eastern slope of Mount Davidson, a peak in the Virginia Range in Virginia City, Nevada. Includes a paper from 1982 on the Comstock Lode in Virginia City and the development of labor unions for miners.

Miners' attitudes in Goldfield during the labor troubles of 1906-1908

 Collection
Identifier: 84-19
Abstract Collection contains a seminar paper which analyses the involvement of the United Mine Workers in the Goldfield (Nevada) miners' strike of 1906-1908, the union's part in organizing the International Workers of the World, and whether the principles supported by either organization reflected the aspirations of the workers they represented. Material created by Ann Harvey in 1983.