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Columbia Hotel Bomb Scene, Montpelier, Indiana

Description: A 1923 strike forced two Montpelier factories to bring in strikebreakers and house them at the Columbia Hotel. On January 9, 1924, strikers detonated a bomb outside the hotel, injuring one. The factories closed and the unemployed strikers left town.
Origin: 1924
Publisher: Digital Image © 2009 Indiana Historical Society. All Rights Reserved.
Source: http://images.indianahistory.org/cdm/ref/collection/P0391/id/1082
Collection: Postcards of Indiana the Jay Small Collection
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