UMWA Strike Meeting, Bantley Place, Scalp Level, PA, September, 1922.
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This publicity photo of several thousand Windber miners, and some of their children, was taken in an open field soon after their decision to continue the strike for union.

Credit: Courtesy Archives Department, Rochester and Pittsburgh Coal Company Records, Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

In late September, 1922, a photographer took this picture for the "United Mine Workers Journal" at a meeting of more than 3,000 striking coal miners held near Windber, PA. Windber was, according to the journal, "the hotbed" of Somerset county, District No. 2.

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