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#TheHistoryProject - The Baldwin-Felts Detective Agency - Strike Breakers: Part 2- The West Virginia Mine Wars


​Part 2 of the West Virginia Mine Wars series examines the Baldwin-Felts Detectives, whose antagonism created the the nearly 10-year struggle.  Famous for their strike breaking, the Baldwin-Felts Detectives' history goes back further to equally loathsome actions that made their names deservedly hated in the Appalachian Mountains and in labor circles around the nation.​​

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