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Copper Miners' Strike, Bisbee, Ariz., 1917

View Resource The Bisbee Deportation of 1917

American labor history, like other aspects of social history, is highly contested and often emotionally charged. One particularly compelling event in labor history was the Bisbee Deportation of 1917. The events took place in Arizona, and soon gained national and international currency as a well-known labor dispute between copper mining companies and their workers. As the striking miners at Bisbee...