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Progressive Mine Workers of America, Archives

 Collection
Collection Number: A&M.2609
Scope and Contents Records of the Progressive Mine Workers of America.Boxes 1-36 include: convention proceedings, minutes, contracts and agreements, financial records, correspondence, mine inspectors' reports, and grievance files which make up the bulk of the records. In addition there are printed National Industrial Recovery Administration and National Recovery Administration documents on the coal industry and a microfilm copy of the union's newspaper, THE PROGRESSIVE MINER, 1932-53....
Dates: 1932-1965

Teamsters Local 175, Scrapbook and Diary

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Collection Number: A&M.2284
Overview A scrapbook and personal diary of Volney Andrews, one-time president of Local 175, covering the years 1938-1949. There is material on disputes over the legitimacy of the AFL and the CIO especially as it was reflected in state regional labor councils and jurisdictional struggles in West Virginia between the United Mine Workers of America and the Progressive Mine Workers of America. Also mentioned are political concerns such as elections, congressional investigations of labor and foreign trade...
Dates: 1938-1949

United Mine Workers of America, District 6, Records

 Collection
Collection Number: A&M.2819
Overview 20 items relating to union organizing in District 6, UMWA (eastern Ohio). Includes court injunctions against UMWA, 1951; affidavits with complaints against UMWA organizers, 1951; list of loyal UMWA members; a letter, 20 February 1951, transmitting this material from George Waters to Steve Kubic; also two credentials for UMWA conventions, 1949 and 1952.
Dates: 1942-1952

United Mine Workers of America Inventory

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Collection Number: A&M.2982
Overview Preliminary inventory of the archives of the United Mine Workers of America conducted circa 1985. Inventory was conducted by the West Virginia Collection at the request of the UMWA, in order to help the labor organization prepare to send the materials to an archival repository. Collection contains a three-page explanation of the inventory process and the twenty-seven page inventory. Inventory notes types of materials (correspondence, subject files, financial reports, meeting minutes, circulars,...
Dates: circa 1985

United Mine Workers of America, Local Union 6046, Archives

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Collection Number: A&M.2680
Overview Minutes, correspondence, grievance case files, and union campaign material of union locals in the New River field. The correspondence concerns implementation of national bituminous coal mine contracts, local 6046's members' benefits, safety and working conditions in the Lochgelly mine, and state and federal legislation sought by the UMW. The minutes of Local 6046 meetings summarize all matters discussed and acted on, including reports from the local's mine and safety committees, expenses,...
Dates: ca. 1933-74

United Mine Workers of America, Miscellaneous Papers and Union President Election Material Regarding Elijah Wolford

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Collection Number: A&M.2126
Overview Material and campaign literature from the campaign of Elijah Wolford for the presidency of the union, 1969. Includes a letter from a campaign committee, the campaign platform, reprint of remarks by Congressman Ken Hechler in the United States House of Representatives, and a report on "Conspiracy in Coal" by T.N. Bethell.
Dates: 1969

United Mine Workers of America, Miscellaneous Papers, Certificate of Membership in Local No. 90

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Collection Number: A&M.2102
Overview Certificate of membership in Local No. 90 of the United Mine Workers at Watson.
Dates: 1899

United Mine Workers of America, Miscellaneous Papers, Charter for Union Local No. 3934

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Collection Number: A&M.2261
Overview Charter issued to Local 3934 by the United Mine Workers of America, May 13, 1920. M.B. Johnson of Hoard, West Virginia is listed as President of the Local and Loyd Downey of Point Marion, Pennsylvania is listed as Secretary. John L. Lewis, national President, signed the charter.
Dates: 1920

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Coal mining - Labor organization. 15
Coal mining. 7
Coal miners 4
Elections 4
Politics and government. 4
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Unions - UMWA. 4
Coal mining - coal operators associations. 3
Unions - Progressive Mine Workers of America. 3
World War II. 3
Account books 2
Coal mining - Medical care. 2
Coal mining - Safety. 2
Coal mining -- Strikes 2
Labor 2
New Deal, 1933-1939 2
Taxation 2
World War, 1914-1918 2
Advertising 1
Army-McCarthy Controversy, 1954 1
Bluefield (W. Va.) 1
Broadsides. 1
Cabin Creek (W. Va.) 1
Cemeteries -- Union Miners' Cemetery 1
Charleston. 1
Coal - Island Creek Coal Co. 1
Coal - Mine safety. 1
Coal - Solvay Collieries. 1
Coal - coal operators. 1
Coal companies - Island Creek Coal Company. 1
Coal companies - Solvay Collieries. 1
Coal industry. 1
Coal miners - March on Mingo and Logan. 1
Coal miners - Medical care. 1
Coal mining - Illinois. 1
Coal mining - Logan Coal Operators Association. 1
Coal mining - March on Mingo and Logan. 1
Coal mining - Miners' March of 1919. 1
Coal mining - Miners' Treason Trials. 1
Coal mining - West Virginia Coal Association. 1
Coal mining - Working conditions. 1
Coal mining - coal companies. 1
Coal operators associations. 1
Editors - letters and papers. 1
Environmentalism. 1
Fairmont. 1
Farms and farming. 1
Fayette County - Fayette Whiskey Ring. 1
Fayette Whiskey Ring. 1
Gas industry 1
Grafton. 1
Grievance cases - labor unions. 1
Hospitals and sanitariums. 1
Illinois - Coal mining. 1
Kentucky 1
Labor organization - Subversive Activities Control Board. 1
Labor organization - integration. 1
Labor organization - strikes. 1
Labor organization. SEE ALSO Coal mining - labor 1
Labor organizing, UMWA - Ohio. 1
Labor unions 1
Labor unions - Teamsters. 1
Labor unions - grievance cases. 1
Labor unions - pension plans. 1
Logan. 1
March on Mingo and Logan - coal. 1
Matawan Massacre 1
Matewan (W. Va.) 1
Medicine. SEE ALSO Folk medicine. 1
Miners' Treason Trials. 1
Monongalia County (W. Va.) 1
Morgantown (W. Va.) 1
Mount Olive (Ill.) 1
New River (N.C.-W. Va.) 1
Newspaper publishing 1
Newspapers. 1
Ohio 1
Ohio - Labor organizing, UMWA. 1
Paint Creek (Fayette County, W. Va.) 1
Pension plans - labor unions. 1
Physicians - letters and papers. 1
Politicians -- United States 1
Railroads 1
Rivers and river valleys. 1
Solvay Collieries - coal. 1
Solvay Collieries. 1
The Progressive Miner 1
UMWA District 6 - Unions. 1
Unions - National Miners Union. 1
Unions - Teamsters. 1
Unions -- Coal 1
Unions. 1
United States - Census returns. 1
United States -- Politics and government 1
United States Bureau of Mines - Inspectors' reports. 1
United States. Congress. Senate 1
United States. Labor Management Relations Act, 1947 1
Virginia-West Virginia debt controversy. 1
West Virginia - Governors. 1
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Names
Lewis, John L. (John Llewellyn), 1880-1969 5
United Mine Workers of America. Local 3934 (Hoard, W. Va.) 4
United Mine Workers of America. Local 90 (Watson, W. Va.) 4
Wolford, Elijah. 4
American Federation of Labor 3
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Progressive Mine Workers of America 3
Blizzard, William. 2
Hatfield, Henry Drury, 1875-1962 2
Jones, Mary. 2
Ozanic, Joseph 2
Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- ) 2
Andrews, Volney. 1
Archer, Mather. 1
Bachman, Carl G. 1
Baldwin-Felts Detective Inc. 1
Bennett, W.R. 1
Big Sandy-Elkhorn Coal Operators Association 1
Bittner, Van A. (Van Amberg), 1885-1949 1
Blizzard, William M. O. 1
Boyle, William Anthony, 1904-1985 1
Boyle-Titler-Owens 1
Bricker, John W. (John William), 1893-1986 1
Brooks, H.L. 1
Cairnes, Tom. 1
Cairns, Thomas. 1
Chilton, William E. (William Edwin), 1893-1950 1
Congress of Industrial Organizations (U.S.) 1
Conley, William G. (William Gustavus), 1866-1940 1
Connellsville By-Product Coal Corporation 1
Corcoran, Larry. 1
Culp, Charles M. 1
Dawson, William M.O. 1
Democratic Party (U.S.) 1
Dewey, Thomas E. (Thomas Edmund), 1902-1971 1
Dillon, F.J. 1
Dirksen, Everett McKinley 1
Dixon, Samuel. 1
Downey, Loyd. 1
Duddington, E.E. 1
Ellis, Hubert S. 1
Fairless, Benjamin F. (Benjamin Franklin), 1890-1962 1
Fancher, John. 1
Fitzpatrick, Herbert 1
Flynn, Mike J. 1
George, Walter F. (Walter Franklin), 1878-1957 1
Getto, Adam 1
Gieshe, Herman 1
Goddard, Charles A. 1
Green, William. 1
Guyan Eagle Coal Company 1
Hall, Septimus. 1
Hallanan, Walter S. (Walter Simms), 1890-1962 1
Harmer, Harvey W. (Harvey Walker), 1865-1961 1
Highland, Cecil B. 1
Holt, Rush Dew, 1905-1955 1
Hoover, Herbert, 1874-1964 1
Huntington Memorial Hospital 1
Huston, C.H. 1
Hyde, Arthur M. 1
Illinois Miners Examining Board 1
International Brotherhood of Teamsters 1
Island Creek Coal Company 1
Johnson, M. B. 1
Kelley's Creek Colliery Company 1
Kessler-Hatfield Hospital 1
Kilgore, Harley Martin, 1893-1956 1
Kimball, Charles H. 1
Kubic, Steve. 1
Laska, Peter 1
Logan Coal Operators Association 1
Marland, William C. 1
Martin, Joseph W. (Joseph William), 1884-1968 1
McCormick, Robert R. 1
McIntosh family 1
McIntosh family - Genealogy 1
McIntosh, George C. 1
McIntosh, George C. (1868-1935) 1
Meadows, Clarence W. 1
Miners for Democracy 1
Mooney, Fred, 1888-1952 1
Mountaineer Craftsmen's Cooperative Association 1
Myerscough, Tom 1
National Defense Board - World War I. 1
National Miners' Union (U.S.) 1
National Rifle Association 1
Neal, Will. 1
Neely, Matthew Mansfield, 1874-1958 1
New River Coal Company 1
News-Mail Company 1
Northern West Virginia Coal Association 1
Nyden, Paul 1
Ogden, H. C. 1
Patterson, Bob. 1
Patteson, Okey L. 1
Pecik, Joe. 1
Pennington, J.F. 1
Pleska, Vivian. 1
Pocahontas Operators Association 1
Price, Oscar. 1
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