Welcome The Children of Ludlow
In the early 1900s, the coal miners went on strike for better working conditions, better living conditions, and fair wages. The strike led to a series of violent skirmishes and loss of life. These efforts led to a national overhaul of many workers’ rights which we enjoy today.
Colorado was Colorado Fuel & Iron Company (CF&I) had the most to lose if the strike was successful. The Rockefellers ignored the deadly conditions working in the mines and refused to pay fair wages. This is the story of the Children of Ludlow.