Document 1: Article from the Detroit Free Press, May 24, 1886, re: The Cigar Makers' International Union and the KOL
Document 2:The KOL General Executive Board to the Members of the KOL, July 2, 1886: The KOL and the CMIU
Document 3 : Article from the New York World, October 22, 1886, re: The KOL and the Unions
Document 4 : John McBride to Terence Powderly, April 2, 1887, re: Conflict between DA 135, the KOL miners' assembly, and the National Federation of Miners and Mine Laborers.
Document 5 : Article from the Journal of United Labor, the KOL newspaper, July 11, 1889. re: Unity conference
Document 6 : Samuel Gompers to Terence Powderly, September 11, 1889, re: Competing unions
Document 7 : Samuel Gompers to Thomas Gruelle, June 19, 1894