Labour Studies Index

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We must never forget: remembering the 1931 Estevan strike

Document type Article
Author Anderson, Don
Journal Briarpatch
Volume 26
Date 1997 Jun
ISSN 0703-8968
Pages 14


There was an electric feeling in the air as hundreds of people gathered to honour the strikers and pay tribute to the three miners killed in [Estevan] on Black Tuesday. A Highland Pipe band played while the crowd visited, ate hot dogs and were entertained by a Miners' Choir formed especially for the occasion. The crowd was receptive to all speakers, but saved its loudest applause for [Pete Gemby].