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The Battle of Blair Mountain: Violent American history you didn’t learn in school

Danger in the Air

The Union Movement

The Baldwin Felts’ “The Death Special”

Baldwin-Felts Agents & “The Death Special”

It was clear the only thing that was going to change anything was something more extreme.

Sid Hatfield & “The Matewan Massacre”

Sid Hatfield (bottom center left) poses with Mother Jones (bottom center right) for union publicity photos

The Assassination

The Miner’s Uprising

The Battle of Blair Mountain

The Aftermath

Erased from History




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