Labor Day longread
The Silverton Strike of 1939
The following is excerpted and adapted from River of Lost Souls: The Science, Politics, and Greed Behind the Gold King Mine Disaster, by Jonathan P. Thompson, Torrey House 2018.
I dreamed I saw Joe Hill last night, alive as you and me, Says I, But Joe you’re ten years dead, I never died, said he, I never died, said he. The copper bosses killed you Joe…
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