George W. Harltein, (Secretary, District 9) United Mine Workers of America president John Mitchell, and Mr. Barrett, a reporter for Scranton Truth, Scranton, PA,  May 7, 1902.
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Men walk down a city street. Left to right:  George W. Harltein, (Secretary, District 9) John Mitchell, Mr. Barrett (Reporter, Scranton Truth) May 7, 1902.

Credit: Courtesy of The Catholic University of America, Department of Archives, Manuscripts, and Museum Collections,

The national coal strike of 1902 brought national attention to northeastern Pennsylvania, and was only ended after the intervention of President Theodore Roosevelt.

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