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This newspaper clipping, from the New York Times, features a group of women marching in protest during a coal mine strike in southeast Kansas. Dubbed the" Amazon Army," the women marched through the coal fields carrying large American flags to show their support for better wages and improved working conditions for their family members who worked in the camps.

Creator: New York Times
Date: December 25, 1921

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Item Number: 224855
Call Number: K 331 Clipp. Vol. 1, 1884-1929
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 224855

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