Item: The Molly Maguires pamphlet, 1876

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Record Number: 12393
Call number: VoS* 1
Volume: 1
Manufacturer: Eveland & Harris Publishers
Publisher: Eveland & Harris Publishers
Address: Tamaqua, PA
Date of Original: 1876
Original Format: Printed Matter
Image description: Pamphlet written from the perspective of law enforcement, depicting the Molly Maguires, an Irish-American secret society, as bloodthirsty criminals connected with several murders in Pennsylvania coal country. It concentrates on the history of Pennsylvania coal mining, and the Mollie's influence in the area, with a profile of noted Molly, "Jimmy" Kerrigan.