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The corpse on Boomerang Road : Telluride's war on labor 1899-1908

Author: MaryJoy Martin
Publisher: Montrose, Colo. : Western Reflections Pub., 2004.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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An account of the war between union organizers and mine operators in turn-of-the-century Telluride, Colorado, unravels the case of the murder of William J. Barney, which had been falsely attributed to the union, demonstrating that the killing was actually the result of a conspiracy between the Telluride Mine Owners' Association and the Pinkerton Detective Agency.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Martin, MaryJoy, 1955-
Corpse on Boomerang Road.
Montrose, Colo. : Western Reflections Pub., 2004
(OCoLC)608927768
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: MaryJoy Martin
ISBN: 1932738029 9781932738025
OCLC Number: 57676138
Description: xi, 377 p. : ill., maps, ports. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Rattling the bones --
A corpse nicely dismantled --
William Julius Barney --Telluride starts a war --
Deputies, scabs, and a dash of curry --
Death stalks the holiday --
A bird with broken wings --
Waltzing on thin ice --
Send in the spies --
The little Napoleon of local politics --
Heroes in the smoke --
Winter sports --
Dead men don't divorce --
Buckshot in the back --
A noose for the saint --
A Pinkerton on every corner --
Peabody sells the militia --
To hell with the constitution --
Reign of terror --
Mob rule --
The goose is cooked --
The fire-eater --
General Wells wants a hanging --
If bones could speak --
Sundown.
Responsibility: by Maryjoy Martin.
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An account of the war between union organizers and mine operators in turn-of-the-century Telluride, Colorado, unravels the case of the murder of William J. Barney, which had been falsely attributed to the union, demonstrating that the killing was actually the result of a conspiracy between the Telluride Mine Owners' Association and the Pinkerton Detective Agency.

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