USA with Music. An Operatic Tragedy, 1930
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Brief Description: Three-act play based upon the Herrin Massacre of 1922, in which, following a deadly assult on three striking Illinois coal miners, miners retaliated, brutally killing nineteen company-employed strikebreakers.  The play was published anonymously by Walter Lowenfels.  This was published by Carrefour in Paris.
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Record Series Number: 1/8/2081
Volume: 1.0 Items
Acquired: 00/00/2017.
Access Restrictions: Unrestricted access.
Subject Index
Herrin (Ill.) - History
Labor unions. - Illinois - History
Strikebreakers - Illinois - Williamson County
Languages of Materials
English [eng]
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Acquisition Notes: Purchased
PreferredCitation: Lowenfels, Walter. USA With Music. An Operatic Tragedy. 1922.  Special Collections Research Center, Southern Illinois University Carbondale.