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 - HARLAX, Ky., April 26--(UP)-The 26--(UP)-The...
HARLAX, Ky., April 26--(UP)-The 26--(UP)-The beautiful mountains, streams and woodlands that surround this notorious southeastern Kentucky town give no suggestion of the long-standing labor warfare that has advertised it throughout the nation as "Bloody Harlan." Harlan, a modestly progressive town of 8.000, is the county seat a community where for years human human life has been held in such slight regard that it is possibly the nearest modern approach to the wild west days of Red Dog Dead Man's Gulch. It is located on the Kentucky- Virginia line in the Cnriberland mountains, the heart of one of country's outstanding scenic attractions. attractions. The current senate committee investigation of Harlan county mining operations has focused attention attention on the wholesale aspect murder and intimidation here. facte brought out by investigators are somewhat hideous to the thousands of Harlan residents .have been able to raise their families in an atmosphere of good schools, churches and the same recreational facilities enjoyed by most other towns of comparable size. Murder Still a Problem

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  1. Logansport Pharos-Tribune,
  2. 26 Apr 1937, Mon,
  3. Page 7

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