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1. "Like a Brilliant Thread" "Like a Brilliant Thread" Fall 2011 Article recounts the December 1921 coal strike in southeast Kansas involving the "Amazon Army"- the wives, mothers, sisters, and friends of the striking mine workers. They led a series of marches to prevent...

2. Fire in the Hole: Missouri's Coal History Fire in the Hole: Missouri's Coal History July 28, 2013 Article describes the history of the coal industry in Missouri. An explosion at Mine No. 6 of the Keith & Perry Coal Company in Rich Hill, Missouri, that resulted in the deaths of over twenty miners on...

3. Mining History For Art: The Story of Wayne Wildcat's ''Solidarity'' Mining History For Art: The Story of Wayne Wildcat's ''Solidarity'' Winter 2004 Story of the "Amazon Army", the wives, mothers, sisters, and daughters of striking coal miners in southeast Kansas in the 1920s. The show of force was in defiance of a new Kansas law that outlawed the...