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IWW members gathered up at Warren Ballpark after the two mile march from downtown Bisbee.

From the archive: Bisbee wound up a week-long commemoration of the forced removal of nearly 1,300 striking miners from their homes 100 years ago. The event, known as the Bisbee Deportation, was "the biggest mass kidnapping in American history" but hasn’t always been well known, even to people who grew up in the area. Read more»

The Bisbee Deportation in July 1917.

Led by Donald Trump, Republican presidential candidates are embracing the policy of deporting some 11 million Hispanics in the country illegally. If implemented, it would be a humanitarian calamity and a stain on the nation. But it wouldn't be the first time "American exceptionalism" took such a cruel turn. Read more»

Documentary director Robert Greene and producer Bennett Elliott were in Phoenix to promote the local release of 'Bisbee ’17.' They plan to show the movie annually in Bisbee so that this chapter in the town’s history is not forgotten.

America had just entered the “war to end all wars” in Europe. Demand for metal ore was rising. Unionists and radical socialists were demanding better wages. That was the backdrop in Bisbee on July 12, 1917, when a mob rousted 1,200 miners from their homes at gunpoint Read more»