Coal Mines and Mining - Macoupin County IL © 1996





Coal Mines and Mining
in
Macoupin County, Illinois






Cahokia Township Mines Pictures and Stories:


Dorchester Township Mine Pictures and Stories:


Gillespie Township Mines Pictures and Stories:


Mt. Olive Township Mines Pictures and Stories:


Nilwood Township Mines Pictures and Stories:


Staunton Township Mines Pictures and Stories:



Virden Township Mines Pictures and Stories:

Virden Coal Mine Riot of 1898 - includes:

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

    Newspaper Articles about the Virden Mine Riot of 1898 donated by Pam Robertson Ripplinger

    Mother Jones Monument

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

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

    "Union Miners' Cemetery 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.

    Virden Tigers Football Team 1917 - team was made up of miners




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Asst County Coordinator Kathleen Mirabella
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