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The Bisbee deportation of 1917
A research-based collection of primary and secondary sources for the study of the deportation of over 1,000 striking copper miners from Bisbee, Arizona, on July 12, 1917, and the vigilante action against the allegedly nefarious activities of the Industrial Workers of the World (I.W.W.). Materials are part of the collections of three libraries: The University of Arizona Library, the Arizona Historical Society, Tucson, Arizona, and the Sharlot Hall Museum, Prescott, Arizona.
|Other titles||Bisbee, Arizona, deportation of 1917|
|Contributions||University of Arizona. Library., Arizona Historical Society., Sharlot Hall Museum (Prescott, Ariz.)|
|LC Classifications||HD5325.M73 1917|
|The Physical Object|
|LC Control Number||2003616511|
"Bisbee '17" is a film about a labor strike against Phelps Dodge, a copper mining company based in Bisbee, Arizona, a town seven miles from the Mexican labor action was cut short when 2, strikebreakers and hastily deputized citizens rounded up 1, protesters, many of them members of the radical, sometimes violent Industrial Workers of the World, aka The .
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The Bisbee Deportation was still fresh in Fred Watson's mind when interviewed 60 years later. This is not surprising, because on JWatson and 1, other men were herded into filthy boxcars by an armed vigilante force in Bisbee, Arizona, and abandoned across the New Mexico border.
The Bisbee Deportation of was not only a. Books. Bailey, Lynn Robinson. Bisbee, Queen of the Copper : Westernlore Press, Bird, Stewart, Dan Georgakas, and Deborah Shaffer.
The giant Bisbee Deportation of J It was the second deportation of mine workers in Arizona that month. Phelps Dodge, the giant mining company, was then headed by Walter S.
Douglas, who had vowed to break every union in every mine in Arizona. On Jthe labor union International Workers of the World called a strike in the town of Bisbee.
The morning of JSheriff Harry Wheeler and 2, deputies arrested over a thousand Bisbee men and marched them to a waiting train. A similar event had taken place days earlier in Jerome, AZ.
Bisbee '17 is a historical novel by UA Director of Creative Writing Robert Houston about the Bisbee Deportation. These days, the good people of Bisbee don't talk about the deportation. One hundred years later, it has been relegated to the history books.
The Bisbee Deportation Was NOT Illegal. You have probably read about the deportation and how it violated the rights of the men who were rounded up. However, a thorough study of the facts will reveal that Sheriff Harry Wheeler and the Loyalty League were fully justified in.
Houston's novel re-opens a little acknowledged but troubling aspect of World War I on the American home front; the deporation of copper miners from Bisbee, Arizona in July It was a battle as titanic as any fought by the armies on the Western Front.
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This site is like a library, Use search box in the widget to get ebook that you want. Bisbee Deportation On J1, striking mine workers, their supporters, and citizen bystanders were deported by 2, members of a deputized posse. The action was orchestrated by Phelps Dodge who provided names of workers and others who were to be arrested to the Cochise County Sheriff, Harry C.
Wheeler. Harry Wheeler, the sheriff of Cochise County, Arizona during the Bisbee Deportation ofasked, “Are you an American, or are you not?” Historian Katherine Benton-Cohen returns to this question throughout her book, Borderline Americans: Racial Division and Labor War in the Arizona Borderlands.
She looks at this question specifically in. Perhaps the most infamous event in Arizona labor history is the Bisbee Deportation ofan illegal vigilante action taken against striking copper workers and the residents of Bisbee.
The outbreak of the First World War drove copper prices up and turned the Bisbee mine into a 24/7 operation. On J workers represented by the. Bisbee Deportation likes. is the centennial of one of the most controversial events in Arizona History.
We'll start at Jan. 1, and look at how that year ers: Bisbee, Arizona is a delightful little town. Located at over 5, ft. elevation in the Mule Mountains of Cochise County, its climate is less punishing than that of.
The Bisbee Deportation was still fresh in Fred Watson's mind when interviewed 60 years later. This is not surprising, because on JWatson and 1, other men were herded into filthy boxcars by an armed vigilante force in Bisbee. Arizona History: The Bisbee ‘Deportation’ Of Striking Miners J Albert Vetere Lannon With the controversy today about immigration, it might be worth remembering that, on this date years ago, mine owners, law enforcement and deputized vigilantes rounded up and “deported” some copper miners from Bisbee, Arizona.
The Bisbee Deportation was the illegal deportation of more than 1, striking mine workers (IWW-led strike), their supporters, and citizen bystanders by 2, vigilantes. Striking miners and others being deported from Bisbee on the morning of J Bisbee '17 (also Bisbee ' A Story Told in Six Chapters) is a film, that is partially documentary and partially based on a true story Western.
It was directed by Robert Greene. It reflects on the events of the Bisbee Deportation, years later; it is set in Bisbee, Arizona, both in and 3 Critical ed by: Robert Greene. Bisbee ' Robert Houston (Author) Paperback ($), Ebook ($) Buy.
Bisbee, Arizona, queen of the western copper camps, The protagonists in a bitter strike: the Wobblies (the IWW), the toughest union in the history of the West; and Harry Wheeler, the. Deportation is the expulsion of a person or group of people from a place or term expulsion is often used as a synonym for deportation, though expulsion is more often used in the context of international law, while deportation is more used in national (municipal) law.
Forced displacement or forced migration of an individual or a group may be caused by deportation, for. History of the Bisbee deportations, Unknown Binding – January 1, by William S Beeman (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.
The Amazon Book Review Author interviews, book reviews, editors' picks, and more. Read it now. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download Author: William S Beeman. Get this from a library. The great Bisbee IWW deportation of J [Rob E Hanson; Industrial Workers of the World.].
Bisbee artist Laurie McKenna knew for a long time that she wanted to make work commemorating the Bisbee Deportation of A conceptual artist Author: Margaret Regan.
This year marks the centennial of the Bisbee Deportation, which occurred on J The incident involved the forcible removal of more than 1, Arizona mine workers.
Rounded up by a citizens' posse, the miners were marched to waiting railroad cattle cars and transported to the New Mexico desert, where they were left : Dan Ernst. A traveling writer, George Wharton James, wrote about Bisbee, Arizona inin a book called Arizona the Wonderland.
This book is available from Google books. The following is an excerpt on Bisbee in BISBEE, THE. Bisbee Deportation This led to the deportation of over 1, striking miners from Bisbee on 12 July, A strike started in June,in the copper mining districts of Arizona.
Bisbee Deportation of "How it could have happened in a civilized country I'll never know. This is the only country it could have happened in.
As far as we're concerned, we're still on strike!" ~ Fred Watson * The Bisbee Deportation was still fresh in Fred Watson's mind when interviewed 60 years later.
This is not surprising, because on JWatson and 1, other men. The Bisbee Deportation 12 July ; in: Labor History; In the early hours of July 12th,2, men wearing white armbands gathered in Bisbee, Arizona.
At am, on the sheriff’s command, these newly deputized vigilantes rushed through the desert mining town detaining all men thought to be union sympathizers. The great Bisbee IWW deportation of J a compilation of the events that took place from newspapers, magazines, photographs, official reocrds and the accounts of some of the participants: with an introduction and interpretation: 3.
A documentary on the deportation of striking copper miners in Bisbee, Arizona in July Documentary compiled in by high school students Jacob Case (now Jacob Morrow) and Sharlene Grant. Bisbee Deportation Stormy Chapter in History.
By Jim Steinberg. Special To The Star. It was Jin Bisbee. As the smell of coffee percolated Into the early morning air, 2, deputies Author: Johanna Eubank. A town commemorates the th anniversary of the deportation of 1, immigrant miners.
Bisbee ’17 – POV A town commemorates the th anniversary of the deportation of 1, immigrant ed on: Ma Abstract. This roundtable explores Bisbee ’17 (), a non-fiction feature film about one of the most infamous anti-labor actions in United States history, the so-called “Bisbee Deportation” ofin which a sheriff-led posse of two thousand men forcibly removed twelve hundred striking copper miners from the town of Bisbee, Arizona, and abandoned them in the Author: Kenyon Zimmer.
The roundup began just after dawn on J years ago in Bisbee, Arizona. A posse made up of hastily deputized local residents had a list of striking miners and sympathizers.
They banged on the doors of homes and boarding was the beginning of the Bisbee Deportation — a large-scale kidnapping. While the Southern Arizona town is known now for its.
The Bisbee Deportation of was an event specific to Arizona that influenced the labor movement throughout the United States. What started as a labor dispute between copper mining companies and their workers turned into vigilante action against the allegedly nefarious activities of the Industrial Workers of the World (I.W.W.).
Law of Necessity by James Rhodes is an historical fiction about the Bisbee Deportation of hed inthis book is only available as an eBook or Kindle book. For some of us that might be a problem.
The subject of the. See more of Bisbee Deportation on Facebook. Log In. Collection contains photostats of legal papers and exhibits pertaining to the suit of the State of Arizona vs.
Harry Waters, and the suit of Michael Simmons vs. the El Paso and Southwestern Railroad Company et al. in the Superior Court of Cochise County.
The roundup and deportation of anarchists and illegal strikers, as unpleasant as it was, was the only way to avoid a worse calamity, and the potential loss of hundreds of lives.
If the deportation had not occurred, we would very likely be reading about the “Bisbee Massacre.” Sheriff Wheeler would have been blamed for failure to act.
The Racial Hierarchy of Manliness and the Bisbee Deportation of Katherine Benton-Cohen On July12,three months after the United States entered World War I, a dramatic event in a remote copper-mining town near the Cited by: 3.
The Bisbee deportation occurred on J This was no warning but only this announcement. Early in the morning on the same day – this day in history, the 2, “deputies,” each wearing a white armband for identification and carrying a list of men on strike, dispersed through the town of Bisbee.
"The Bisbee Deportation was the illegal kidnapping and deportation of about 1, striking mine workers, their supporters, and citizen bystanders by 2, members of a deputized posse on J The action was orchestrated by Phelps Dodge, the major mining company in the area, which provided lists of workers and others who were to.
Abstract. This roundtable explores Bisbee ’17 (), a non-fiction feature film about one of the most infamous anti-labor actions in United States history, the so-called “Bisbee Deportation” ofin which a sheriff-led posse of two thousand men forcibly removed twelve hundred striking copper miners from the town of Bisbee, Arizona, and abandoned them in the Author: Katherine Benton-Cohen.Subtitled A Story Told in Six Chapters, the film is as much about the legend of the frontier and narrowly defined notions of American character as it is about the Bisbee movie's.