Zinc Mine Strike

Labor Unions in the Mining District

Terry Humble will share his personal history and experience with labor unions in the Mining District. The 1950 strike at the Empire Zinc Mine northeast of Silver City grabbed state, national and international attention. Humble experienced the strike as a child, and spent the bulk of his career working at the Chino Mine. Following his comments, audience members will join in a conversation about how labor unions impact local working conditions today. Presented by Silver City Museum and WILL. In person at the Silco Theater and online via Zoom and Facebook.


Saturday, October 22, 2022


11:00 am - 12:30 pm


The Silco Theater


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