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Peabody Report

Identifier: LR000000_PR

Scope and Content

"A stenographic report of proceedings of the Advisory Board, appointed by Governor James H. Peabody to investigate and report upon labor difficulties existing in the state of Colorado and more particularly at Colorado City and Denver, 1903."


  • 1903


Language of Materials

Material entirely in English.


Collection is open for research.


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Labor troubles in Colorado City, between mill owners and mill men, prompted Governor Peabody, in 1903, to appoint a five-member board, to "ascertain the facts." This board held public meetings, and heard witnesses from the Western Federation of Miners, a miners' union, from the U.S. Reduction and Refining Company (a mill-owners group), and other witnesses, 46 in all.


.25 Linear Feet (1 microfilm reel)


The Peabody Report was the result of an investigation called by Governor James H. Peabody on labor difficulties in the state of Colorado, particularly Colorado City and Denver. The original report is held by the Idaho Historical Society in the James H. Hawley Papers


Material arranged on 1 microfilm reel in chronological order.

Existence and Locations of Originals

This is a microfilm of the original report, held by the Idaho Historical Society, as a part of the James H. Hawley Papers.

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