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What happened after the Ludlow massacre 101 years ago?

One hundred and one years ago today, the Ludlow Massacre in southern Colorado shocked people around the country. Striking coal miners and their families living in a tent city were attacked by company guards, leaving 21 dead. The Ludlow Massacre … Continue reading

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Walsenburg: A Crossroads Town

In the late 1800s, people from around the world flocked to southern Colorado, lured by the prospect of jobs in the coal mines. Many of them settled in Walsenburg, about 50 miles south of Pueblo. Along with gouging hundreds of … Continue reading

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