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Paul Nyden, Collector, Five Unpublished Manuscripts Dealing with Coal Mining, Miners, and Unions

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Collection Number: A&M.2628
Overview Five unpublished manuscripts dealing with coal mining, miners, and unions. (1) Tom Myerscough, BLOODY HELL IN KENTUCKY, ca.1932. (2) Adam Getto, AUTOBIOGRAPHY, 1975. (3) Miriam Schultz, BREAD UPON THE WATERS, ca.1970. (4) Miriam Schultz, Larry Corcoran, ca.1970. (5) Tony Sabo, STRIPPED NAKED IN PUBLIC, ca.1971.
Dates: ca. 1970, 1971, 1975

United Mine Workers of America, Health and Retirement Funds, Records

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Collection Number: A&M.2769
Scope and Contents The United Mine Workers of America (UMWA) archives consists of the records of the first industry-wide pension and medical care plans for coal miners and their families in the United States. The archives comprise approximately 156 linear feet of records from the years 1946-1974, and include minutes, resolutions, correspondence, memos, reports, transcribed speeches, lawsuit documents, construction plans, contracts, statistical reports, newspaper clippings, photographs, microfilmed reading files,...
Dates: 1935-1989

Van Amberg Bittner (1885-1949), Labor Leader, Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.1698
Overview UMWA international representative and organizer, member of the Steel Workers Organizing Committee, director of the CIO Organizing Committee, and vice-chairman of the CIO Political Action Committee Correspondence, legal papers, diaries, clippings, and other papers relate to Bittner's early career in the western Pennsylvania coal fields; his presidency of District 5, UMWA, 1911-1916; and his organizational activities in southeastern Kentucky, Tennessee, Alabama, northern West Virginia, Oklahoma,...
Dates: 1908-1961

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