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    • 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...
    • Mother Jones monument

    • Jones, Mother, 1843?-1930; Labor leaders--United States; Women labor leaders--United States; Union Miner's Cemetery (Mt. Olive, Ill.)
    • Dedicated on October 11, 1936, the monument stands 22 ft. high on a 20 ft. x 18 ft. base. It is built of 80 tons of pink Minnesota granite. The name of the sculptor is unknown. The obelisk in the center bears a likeness of Mother Jones and on...

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