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This newspaper clipping, from the New York Times, features a fourteen year old girl dubbed "The Joan of Arc of the Coal Fields." The daughter of a coal striker in southeast Kansas, she carried the American flag at the head of 6,000 marchers. The group of protesters marched through the coal fields showing 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: 224859
Call Number: K 331 Clipp. Vol. 1, 1884-1929
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 224859

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