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In this June 10, 2015 photo, a newly installed burial marker at the city cemetery in Herrin, Ill. displays the names of 17 victims of the 1922 Herrin Massacre. The clash between striking coal miners and a group of replacement workers and guards in southern Illinois was one of the nation’s deadliest labor disputes A team of local historians and university scientists spent several years working to identify the location of the previously unmarked graves.

Remembering the Herrin Massacre 100 years later

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