Today in the 1913 Copper Strike

Mother Jones and Guy Miller (WFM) lead a labor parade in Calumet.  They are joined by strikers and young boys to show support for all on strike. (Photo courtesy of the MTU Archives, Keweenaw Digital Archive, available here)

Mother Jones and Guy Miller (WFM) lead a labor parade in Calumet. They are joined by strikers and young boys to show support for all on strike. (Photo courtesy of the MTU Archives, Keweenaw Digital Archive, available here)

A parade was held in Calumet today and what a parade it was!  Famed labor activist Mother Jones had arrived in Michigan earlier in the week and she marched proudly with the strikers during the August 10th parade. In the photo above you can see Mother Jones alongside Guy Miller, a representative from the Western Federation of Miners.

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