Coal Mine Riots - Macoupin County IL © 1996-2009



Virden Mine Riot of 1898


Flyer in Birmingham, AL in 1898 from the Virden Mine Management

Newspaper Articles about the Virden Mine Riot of 1898

Mother Jones Monument

DVD For Sale - Mother Jones - a great brief life story of Mother Jones

Picture of Mother Jones, Union Labor Leader buried at Mt Olive, Macoupin Co, IL

ONeil House in Virden, IL - used by Union Miners in the 1898 Strike. Pictures of Kate ONeil, son William and Kate's mother Sarah McCranor

Union Miners' Cemetery in Mt Olive, IL donated by S Joan Miley

Coal Miners' Side of the Story donated by Larry Clark

The Virden and Pana Mine Wars of 1898 article by Victor Hicken

Mine Union Radicalism in Macoupin and Montgomery Counties (IL) by Victor Hicken

Book - Bloody Mine Riot of Virden, Illinois 1898 - Lukins - Ranch 1922 - 1928 Chadwick, MO.

Book - Mother Jones The Miners' Angel, A Portrait

Utica, New York, newspaper reports on the Virden Riot in 1898 - page 1 page 2


Mines Index Page

Macoupin County Main Page


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