Title: Article About Striking Miners
Date: June 29, 1916
Source: Duluth News Tribune
Description: Often considered a "friend to labor," Mayor Power opposed protection for workers who crossed the picket line.
- The council meeting described in this article was arranged to prepare a meeting with other village councils to discuss the strike. What does this tell us about the strike situation at the time?
- On what issue did Mayor Power disagree strongly with his council?
- Why would protecting strikebreakers help the mining companies' case in a strike?
- Why do you think the council would suggest helping the mining companies protect strikebreakers instead of helping the strikers?