Papers, 1890-1943 [microform].


Doyle, Edward Lawrence, 1886-. Papers, 1890-1943 [microform].

Papers, 1890-1943 [microform].

Correspondence, minutes, financial records, proposed agreements, contracts, testimonies, speeches and articles, scrapbook of newspaper clippings. Material chiefly concerns Doyle's association with United Mine Workers of America, especially the period of the Ludlow and Northern Colorado coal strikes 1912-1914. Correspondents include: Samuel Gompers, William Green, Mary Harris "Mother" Jones, Upton Sinclair, Frank P. Walsh, John P. White.

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