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Destroyed coal works near Lattimer, Luzerne County, PA, September, 1897.
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Girls stand in front of Lattimer ruins burning

Credit: Courtesy of The Pennsylvania Anthracite Heritage Museum, Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission

After the Lattimer massacre, outraged miners and their families shut down and destroyed coal works, attacked the home of Wilkes-Barre Coal Company mine superintendent Gomer Jones, and demanded the prosecution of Sheriff Martin and his deputies.

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