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Labor: A Brief History of the United Mine Workers of America (UMWA)

Here's a recounting of the story of the coal miners' union beginning with its founding in 1890, that includes discussions of significant events in UMWA history (such as the Ludlow and Lattimer massacres), profiles of the organizations' presidents, and a gallery of portraits of John L. Lewis (left), the union's leader for 40 years beginning in 1920. <>