Butte Miners

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  • The men who were no longer members of the Butte Miners' Union went on to create smaller craft organizations.
  • Only six years earlier, in 1914, the Butte Miners Union Hall had been destroyed.
  • He started his professional baseball career in 1908 with the Northwestern League's Butte Miners.
  • World War I had undermined the power of the Butte Miners Union and the mines around the town were open shops.
  • But strong opposition to his continuing presidency had emerged in the powerful Butte Miners' Union, Local 1 of the WFM.
  • That year the union reorganized as the Butte Miners' Union (BMU), spinning off all non-miners to separate craft unions.
  • Some wore the northern mackinaw in spite of the balmy April morning, others were dressed like ranch hands on circus day, and a few with the ornateness of Butte miners on parade. Cited from The Silver Horde, by Rex Beach
  • The strike and massacre were the last major labor conflict in the area until the 1934 passage of the National Recovery Act allowed outside support to help rebuild the weakened Butte Miners Union.
  • His best season as a pitcher was 1903 when he won 22 games and lost nine with 137 strikeouts for the Butte Miners in the Pacific National League.
  • McGinnity sold the Tigers and purchased the Butte Miners of the Northwestern League in 1916, serving as player-manager and bringing with him several players from Tacoma.
  • In a study of Butte miners from 1916-1919 it was determined that 42% of the workers suffered from miners' consumption.
  • Three years after Frank Little was lynched, a strike by Butte miners was suppressed with gunfire when deputized mine guards suddenly fired upon unarmed picketers in the Anaconda Road Massacre.
  • According to "Big Bill" Haywood, the Butte Miners' Union had the potential to take control over the entire Montana political structure had it not been for internal dissension between the Cornish and Irish Miners.
  • During the confrontation, the Coeur d'Alene miners received considerable assistance from the Butte Miners' Union in Butte, Montana, who mortgaged their buildings to send aid.
  • The Butte Miners' Union, formerly known as the Butte Workingmen's Union, was formed in 1878 as a reaction to working conditions in the mines of Butte, Montana.
  • In March 1885, the Butte Workingmen's Union decided to reorganize and renamed itself the Butte Miners' Union (BMU) while simultaneously disaffiliating itself anyone in the BWU who was not a miner.
  • Dr. McGill pathology work related to Butte miners and the Butte community's ongoing battle with tubercolosis which prompted her to work with Montana's antituberculosis organizations; the Montana Tuberculosis Association and an organizer of the Butte Anit-Tuberculosis Society.