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Miners' Treason Trials, Records

 Collection
Collection Number: A&M.0979
Overview The collection consists of case papers for the trials of coal miners and UMWA leaders, indicted for treason in connection with the armed march into Logan County, West Virginia, during August and September, 1921. The main part of the papers concern the trials of Walter Allen, William Blizzard, C. Frank Keeney, Rev. J.E. Wilburn, and John Wilburn. There are also photocopies of an indictment dated 17 September 1921 and an indictment dated 12 January 1922, as well as other court records concerning...
Dates: 1921-1923

United Mine Workers of America, Physician Record Books

 Collection
Collection Number: A&M.3237
Overview Three record books of "Deliveries and Information for Birth Certificates" for families of employees of the West Virginia Coal and Coke Company in Omar, West Virginia, dating from June 1948 through July 1950.
Dates: 1948-1950

Walter R. Thurmond (1881-1967) Papers

 Collection
Collection Number: A&M.2141
Overview Operator in the Logan coalfield for many years, collector of Internal Revenue for West Virginia, and president of the state Board of Control, 1937-1941. Thurmond returned to the coal industry in 1941 and helped organize the Southern Coal Producers' Association, serving as its secretary until his retirement in 1958. The collection consists of correspondence, speeches, scrapbooks, and other papers, including Thurmond's diaries for 1938-1967. Subjects include labor relations, taxes, mine safety,...
Dates: 1938-1967

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