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Rush Dew Holt (1905-1955) Papers

Collection Number: A&M.0873
Overview Papers of Rush Dew Holt, Sr. (1905-1955) relating to his personal and political activities. Types of material include publications, clippings, correspondence, photographs, and ephemera, among others. The collection is divided into six series: Personal and Political Papers (1840-2000 and undated), Artifacts (1939-1952 and undated), Legislative Records (1920-1955 and undated), Constituent Services (1923-1954 and undated), Press and Media Activity (1925-2003 and undated), and Administrative Files...
Dates: 1840-2003; Majority of material found within 1918-1955

Smokeless Coal Operators Association Records

Collection Number: A&M.1830
Scope and Contents Production statistics and extracts from the historical files of the Smokeless Operators Association (until 1958 the Pocahontas Operators Association) showing the history of coal mining in the Pocahontas field and production, sales, and distribution statistics for the years 1930 and 1933-1961. There are weekly, monthly, and yearly reports on net tons produced, hours, worked, and tonnage lost because of labor problems, mine disability, or lack of market. There are lists of the coal companies...
Dates: 1800 (1952-1961)

Steve Nash, Miner, Pay Statement and UMWA Card

Collection Number: A&M.3010
Overview Two photocopies of material relating to the coal mining career of Steve Nash. The first is a pay statement from the Hitchman Coal & Coke Company, July 1-16, 1912. The other is a United Mine Workers of America transfer card, August 31, 1906, giving a brief statistical description of Nash as well as mentioning the local from which he is transferring.
Dates: 1906-1912

Teamsters Local 175, Scrapbook and Diary

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 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

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

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

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

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

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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Lewis, John L. (John Llewellyn), 1880-1969 10
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Wolford, Elijah. 4
Congress of Industrial Organizations (U.S.) 3
Conley, William G. (William Gustavus), 1866-1940 3
Farley, James A. (James Aloysius), 1888-1976 3
Jones, Mary. 3
Kilgore, Harley Martin, 1893-1956 3
Kump, Herman Guy, 1877-1962 3
Meadows, Clarence W. 3
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United States. National Bituminous Coal Commission 3
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Chilton, William E. (William Edwin), 1858-1939 2
Cornwell, John J. (John Jacob), 1867-1953 2
Davis, John W. (John William), 1873-1955 2
Dawson Colleries (Madisonville, Ky.) 2
Dawson Daylight Coal Company (Madisonville, Ky.) 2
Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926 2
Fairmont Broadcasting Company. 2
Fairmont Newspaper Publishing Company 2
Flat Creek Coal Company (Madisonville, Ky.) 2
Fleming Association 2
Fleming, James R. 2
Harriman, W. Averell (William Averell), 1891-1986 2
Hatfield, Henry Drury, 1875-1962 2
Holt, Homer Adams, 1898-1975 2
Jackson Coal Company 2
Johnson, Hugh S. (Hugh Samuel), 1882-1942 2
Johnson, Louis. 2
Ku Klux Klan (1915- ) 2
MacCorkle, William Alexander, 1857-1930 2
Mallison, Samuel T. 2
McClellan, George B. (George Brinton), 1826-1885 2
McGrath, J. Howard (James Howard), 1903-1966 2
Monongah Mines Relief Committee 2
Ozanic, Joseph 2
Pierpont, Francis Harrison, 1814-1899 2
Pocahontas Operators Association 2
Randolph, Jennings, 1902-1998 2
Reinecke Coal Mining Company (Madisonville, Ky.) 2
Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- ) 2
Rose, Herschel H. 2
Ruckman Coal Company (Madisonville, Ky.) 2
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Smith, Clarence Edwin, 1885-1959. 2
Smith, Clarence L. 2
Smith, Earl H. 2
Smith, Mary Fleming. 2
Smokeless Coal Operators Association 2
Stevenson, Adlai E. (Adlai Ewing), 1900-1965 2
Sutherland, Howard 2
Trio Coal Company (Madisonville, Ky.) 2
Truman, Harry S., 1884-1972 2
United States - Railway Administration. 2
United States National Guard - West Virginia. 2
United States. Congress. Senate 2
United States. National Labor Relations Board 2
United States. National Recovery Administration 2
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Virginia Military Institute 2
Watson, C. W. 2
Watson, James O. 2
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Willey, Waitman T. (Waitman Thomas), 1811-1900 2
Wilson, Woodrow, 1856-1924 2
Aileen Coal Company 1
America First Committee 1
American Constitutional Association (Charleston, West Virginia) 1
Andrews, Volney. 1
Archer, Mather. 1
Bachman, Carl G. 1
Baldwin-Felts Detective Inc. 1
Benham Employees Associations (Benham, Ky.) 1
Bennett, W.R. 1
Big Sandy-Elkhorn Coal Operators Association 1
Black, Hugo LaFayette, 1886-1971 1
Blizzard, William M. O. 1
Boyle, William Anthony, 1904-1985 1
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