Skip to main content

Illinois Digital Archives

Add or remove other collections to your search:



You've searched: All Collections

  • All fields: Labor movement--United States
(5 results)



Display: 20

    • Letter from Mother Jones

    • Jones, Mother, 1843?-1930; Women labor union leaders--United States; Women labor leaders--United States; Labor leaders--United States; Women in the labor movement--United States; Working class women--United States
    • Letter to the miners of Mount Olive, Illinois.Text of the letter:
      "Chicago, November 19, 1923. A Special Request to the Miners of Mt. Olive, Illinois: When the last call comes for me to take my final rest, will the Miners see that I get a...
    • United Mine Workers of America badge

    • Labor unions--United States; United Mine Workers of America; Labor movement--United States
    • Example of a United Mine Workers of America union badge, from Local 728, Mount Olive, Illinois. Features a celluloid bar at the top, with the UMW logo of clasped hands. A celluloid plaque hangs on a chain below the bar. depicted on this plaque are...
    • United Mine Workers of America badge

    • Labor unions--United States; United Mine Workers of America; Labor movement--United States
    • Example of a United Mine Workers of America union badge from Local 125, Mount Olive, Illinois. Features a celluloid bar at the top, with the UMW logo of clasped hands and the date of April 1st, 1898, advocating the 8-hour work day.
    • Monument to miners killed in the Virden Massacre

    • Riots--Illinois--Virden; Labor movement--United States; Coal miners--Illinois--Macoupin County--Mount Olive; Union Miner's Cemetery (Mt. Olive, Ill.)
    • Postcard of the monument to the miners from Mount Olive that were killed in the Virden Massacre, October 12, 1898. Note on verso: 'Erected by Sub Districts 5 & 6 to the memory of the miners killed at the Virden Massacre.' Monument is located in the...

QuickView

Display a larger image and more item information when the pointer pauses over a thumbnail
 

Layout options:

Select the collections to add or remove from your search
A
B
C
D
E
F
G
H
I
J
K
L
M
N
O
P
Q
R
S
T
U
V
W
X
Y
Z
 
OK
Select the collections to add or remove from your search
A
B
C
D
E
F
G
H
I
J
K
L
M
N
O
P
Q
R
S
T
U
V
W
X
Y
Z
 
OK