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Mine Operators of Storey County agreement and letter

Identifier: NC223

Agreement between the mine operators, Virginia City Miners' Union no. 46, and the Gold Hill Miners' Union no. 54 setting wages of miners at $5 per day during World War I (1918); and a letter from the mine operators to the unions rescinding the previous wage agreement, mentioning I. W. W. influence among agitators, and threatening to halt all mining if lower wages were not accepted (1919).

Dates: 1918-1919

Agreements of Miners' Unions of Storey and Lyon Counties

Identifier: NC1159

Notice to the presidents of the miners' unions signed by F. F. Osbiston, Aug. 29, summarizing an agreement between the Committee of Comstock Superintendents and Miners' Unions regarding unionizing of mine workers; and letter of Sept. 5, 1877 from the Miners' Unions stating that the Gold Hill, Silver City, and Virginia [City] Miners' Unions had ratified that agreement.

Dates: August 29 and September 5, 1877

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  • Repository: University of Nevada, Reno. Special Collections Department X
  • Subject: Mines and mineral resources -- Nevada X
  • Names: Virginia City Miners' Union no. 46 (Virginia City, Nev.) X

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