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Mine Wars Film at the Grave Creek Mound
January 13, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pmFree
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Second Saturday Film at the Grave Creek Mound Archaeological Complex
Saturday, January 13, 1:00 and 3:00 pm
“Mine Wars” (120 min)
In 1901, when miners in West Virginia began organizing to join a union, coal was the engine that fueled American industrial progress in locomotives, factories, steam ships, electric power plants, and home furnaces. A decades-long struggle between capital and labor turned the coalfields of West Virginia into a war zone where basic constitutional rights and freedoms were violently contested.
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