|Camp and Plant|
Camp and Plant was published weekly, from 1901-1904, by the CF&I Sociological Department. Its purpose was to inform employees about the various activities and happenings at the company’s steel mill, coal mines, iron mines and quarries. It contains reports contributed by correspondents from the mining towns and the steel mill in Pueblo. It also contains numerous photographs, maps, and advertisements. Indicative of the multinational composition of the company workforce, some articles in Camp and Plant were written in German, Spanish, Italian and Slovenian.
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Volume 1: Dec. 14, 1901 – June 28, 1902, contains 29 issues with the following themes:
Introduction to Camp and Plant; Christmas In the Kindergartens; Pueblo and the Minnequa Works; The New Mexico Camps; Berwind and Tabasco; Work of the Sociological Department; Fremont; The Medical Department of the Colorado Fuel and Iron Company; Coal Creek and Brookside; The Iron Mines at Sunrise, Wyoming; Laramie, Wyoming and Its Industries; Social Betterment in the Rocky Mountains; Rouse and Hezron; Condition of the Iron Industry in the U.S.; Sopris: Its Mines, Coke Ovens, and People; The Gallup District of New Mexico; Walsen and Robinson Mines; Sunlight and Gulch; Orient Iron Mines; Crested Butte, Colorado and the Coal Properties There; Starkville, Colorado and the Starkville Mine; Cardiff and the Cardiff Ovens; El Moro; Fierro and the Fierro Mines; Camp Engle or Engleville; The George Junior Republic; Pictou, Colorado: A Rich Mine of Domestic Coal; Public School Gardens.
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Volume 2: July 5, 1902 –December 27, 1902, contains 27 issues with the following themes:
The Limestone Quarries at Lime; Menaces to Our Forests; Where Iron Ore Comes From; Hollywood Inn Club at Yonkers, New York; New Minnequa Hospital of CF&I Co.; Tercio, Colorado: The Most Recent of CF&I Camps; Personnel of the Medical Department; Sociological Department's Year's Work; Sociological Work of the Colorado Fuel and Iron Company; CF&I Co. Medical Department; Coalbasin, Colorado; Pueblo's School Gardens; Madrid New Mexico and the Los Cerrillos Mines; Steel Works in Old Times; Up Las Animas Canon; The Minnequa Works Today; Primero, Colorado; What a Blast Furnace Is and How It Works; The Works at Pueblo; Construction and Improvements at CF&I Co. Plants; CF&I Kindergartens and Their Work; Minnequa Steel Works Water Supply; Dr. Adolf Lorenz of Vienna; Camp & Plant's First Year; Christmas in CF&I Camp Kindergartens; Open Hearth Furnaces and How They Make Steel ; Construction and Improvements at CF&I Co. Plants.
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Volume 3: January 3, 1903 – July 4, 1903, contains 26 issues with the following themes:
The Mountain Telegraph Co.; The Crystal River Railroad; Wire Making and the CF&I Wire Mill; Hard Coal Mine at Anthracite; Abstract of the President's Report; The Juvenile Court and the Probation of Juvenile Offenders; The Colorado and Wyoming Railway; Suggestions for Beautifying Home and Camp; Coal Article; Industrial Training of Children; Modern Trained Nursing; The Shops and Their Functions; Story of George S. Simpson and Simpson's Rest; Tree Planting by Railways; Methods of Keeping Payrolls and Paying Employees; Segundo, Colorado and the Segundo Coke Ovens; The Pueblo Normal and Industrial School; The Tin Plate and Sheet Steel Department; The Little Grande Manganese Mine; Los Penitentes; The Pipe Foundry and the Casting of Iron Pipe; The Engineering Department at the Minnequa Works, Pueblo; Pueblo: Its Resources, Its Industries, Its Present Greatness; How Coal is Mined; The Dispensary System; The American Institute of Social Service of New York City
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Volumes 4- 5 will be available soon!