University of Arizona Campus  •  March 10 - 11, 2018  •  9:30am to 5:30pm
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March 10-11, 2018 (9:30am - 5:30pm)

Bisbee Deportation

One hundred years ago, striking mine workers were illegally kidnapped and deported from Bisbee. Historian Flannery Burke and biographer Jane Little Botkin, along with moderator Robert Houston, discuss this historic moment and what it meant to labor and free-speech struggles.

Jane Botkin

Jane Botkin is a retired teacher turned historical investigator and author. After graduating from the University of Texas at El Paso, Jane supervised 15 volumes of the student-publication "A History of Dripping Springs and Hays County," a valuable historical resource for Texas researchers....

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Flannery Burke

Flannery Burke is an associate professor of history at St. Louis University, as well as the author of "A Land Apart: The Southwest and the Nation in the Twentieth Century."

Frank Little and the IWW: The Blood That Stained an American Family
Jane Botkin
History / Biography
University of Oklahoma Press
May 2017
ISBN 9780806155005
456 pages
$34.95, INSTORE
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Franklin Henry Little (18781917), an organizer for the Western Federation of Miners and the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW), fought in some of the early twentieth centurys most contentious labor and free-speech struggles. More/less

A Land Apart
Flannery Burke
History / Biography
University of Arizona Press
May 2017
ISBN 9780816528417
424 pages
$30.00, INSTORE
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"A new kind of history of the Southwest (mainly New Mexico and Arizona) that foregrounds the stories of Latino and Indigenous peoples who made the Southwest matter to the nation in the twentieth century"--Provided by publisher.

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