Conditions in the Copper Mines of Michigan.

hearings before the United States House Committee on Mines and Mining, Sixty-Third Congress, second session, on Jan. 31, Feb. 9-14, 1914

Publisher: U.S. G.P.O. in Washington

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  • Michigan. -- National Guard,
  • Copper mines and mining -- Michigan,
  • Strikes and lockouts -- Copper mining -- Michigan
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Pagination520 p
Number of Pages520
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Also inquires into role of Michigan National Guard during strikes against mining companies. Feb. hearings were held in Hancock, Michigan. Considers (63) H.

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