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National Guard.jpg
Photo shows either members of the Colorado National Guard or federal troops during the Colorado coal strikes of 1913-1914

James Cardinal Gibbons (1834-1921) was born in Baltimore, the son of Irish immigrants. He was ordained to the priesthood in 1861. In 1868, he was consecrated Apostolic Vicar of North Carolina, and became one of the youngest bishops world. After…

Minnesota Minimum Wage.pdf
This is John A. Ryan's personal copy of a pamphlet discussing the constitutionality of a new law in Minnesota that established a minimum wage in 1913. The pamphlet contains the full text of the Attorney General's opinion, the text of the law itself,…
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