The story of the strike and its aftermath is a complicated one, and many books have been written about Ludlow and the Colorado coal strike. Some of the resources that you can find in our library include:
- Brandstatter, Natasha. "Remembering Ludlow: A Monument for the Masses." Colorado Heritage, July/August 2012.
- Larkin, Karin, and Randall H. McGuire, eds. The Archaeology of Class War: The Colorado Coalfield Strike of 1913-1914. Boulder, CO: University Press of Colorado, 2009.
- McGovern, George S., and Leonard F. Guttridge. The Great Coalfield War. Niwot, CO: University Press of Colorado, 1996.
- Munsell, F. Darrell. From Redstone to Ludlow: John Cleveland Osgood's Struggle Against the United Mine Workers of America. Boulder, CO: University Press of Colorado, 2009.
- Pascoe, Pat. Helen Ring Robinson: Colorado Senator and Suffragist. Boulder, CO: University Press of Colorado, 2011.
- Rees, Jonathan. Representation and Rebellion: The Rockefeller Plan at the Colorado Fuel and Iron Company, 1914-1942. Boulder, CO: University Press of Colorado, 2010.
- Sampson, Joanna. Remember Ludlow!, Denver, CO: Colorado Historical Society, 1999
- Secrest, Clark. "Ludlow: A Colorado Horror." Colorado Heritage, Winter 1992.
- Wolff, David A. Industrializing the Rockies: Growth, Competition and Turmoil in the Coalfields of Colorado and Wyoming, 1868-1914. Boulder, CO: University Press of Colorado, 2003.
The Colorado State Archives has in its collection this and other telegrams to Governor Elias Ammons two days after the Massacre, when strikers retaliated against the troops. "...strike situation absolutely beyond control...men women and children now among dead..."