|Title||Bodies of Walsenburg shooting victims Celestino Martinez and Klementi Chevaz, Colorado, January 12, 1928 |
|Notes||The Walsenburg shooting occurred at the Walsenburg IWW Hall on January 28, 1928 amidst the Colorado Mine Strike of 1927-1928.|
Caption on verso: Bodies of Celestino Martinez age 15 (first) and Klementi Chevaz age 41 murdered Jan. 12th 1928 Walsenburg Colorado. Martinez was shot in back, bullet leaving body at mid rib. Was shot one block distant from hall. Chevas [sic] had entire upper left portion of head blown off. The Spectator.
PH Coll 922.59
|Contextual Notes||The Colorado Mine Strike was organized by the IWW, resulting in the shutdown of 113 of 125 Colorado coal mines between 1927 and 1928. The strike led to the successful unionization of the mine workers and subsequent recognition by the Rocky Mountain Fuel Company. |
|Subjects (LCTGM)||Dead persons--Colorado--Walsenburg |
|Subjects (LCSH)||Martinez, Celestino; Chevaz, Klementi |
|Location Depicted||United States--Colorado--Walsenburg |
|Digital Collection||Society and Culture Collection|
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|Repository||University of Washington Libraries. Special Collections Division. |
|Repository Collection||Industrial Workers of the World photograph collection. PH Coll 922 |
|Object Type||Photograph |
|Digital Reproduction Information||Scanned from a photographic print using a Microtek Scanmaker 9600XL at 100 dpi in JPEG format at compression rate 3 and resized to 768x512 ppi. 2012 |