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Edgar B. Rowe Papers

Collection Number: A&M.1482
Overview This collection consists of correspondence, decisions, and briefs of the umpire for the Northern West Virginia Coal Association, Big Sandy-Elkhorn Coal Operators Association, Western Pennsylvania Coal Operators Association, and the United Mine Workers of America.
Dates: 1950-1957

Frank Stadlbauer, Collector, Records

Collection Number: A&M.1818
Overview Coal miner of Monongalia County, West Virginia. The collection includes pay envelopes and records from the Rosedale Coal Co., Connellsville By-Product Coal Corp. and Kelley's Creek Colliery Co. There also are certificates of appointment for a second-class mine foreman and a check weighman, an official tally sheet for a UMWA election, bylaws of the Mountaineer Craftsmen's Cooperative Association, a grievance blank, production statistics (1920-1921) for the Rosedale Coal Co.'s No.2 mine, and...
Dates: 1919-1937

Fred Mooney Manuscripts

Collection Number: A&M.1428
Scope and Contents Typescript and manuscript drafts of “The Life of Fred Mooney,” by himself, and a manuscript copy of "Shootin Straight" by J. F. Pennington. Mooney, one-time Secretary-Treasurer of the West Virginia United Mine Workers, relates his experience in the West Virginia labor movement, He covers the disturbances at Cabin and Paint Creek, 1912-1913; the abortive Miners March of 1919; the Matawan massacre of the Baldwin Felts detectives; the Miners Treason Trials in 1922; and a later dispute with John L....
Dates: ca. 1935

George C. McIntosh (1868-1935) Typed Document

Collection Number: A&M.2599
Overview Memoirs of a retired newspaperman, editor, and Republican state house representative (1898-1901). McIntosh supported the Republican party and coal operator interests through his newspapers and periodicals, which included: HUNTINGTON GAZETTE, HUNTINGTON SUNDAY GAZETTE, HINTON FREE LANCE, FAYETTE JOURNAL, NEWS-MAIL CO., RALEIGH HERALD, and company magazines for the Island Creek Coal Company and Solvay Collieries. McIntosh discusses: his early employment on the railroads as census taker and...
Dates: 1895-1920

Henry Drury Hatfield (1875-1962) Papers and Correspondence

Collection Number: A&M.1661
Scope and Contents Correspondence, farm records, legal and financial records, speeches, medical files, photographs, and newspaper clippings of Governor (1913-17) and United States Senator (1929-35) Henry D. Hatfield, who was also chief surgeon and founder of the Huntington Memorial Hospital.Subjects include West Virginia and national politics, 1928-35; 1944-57; National Republican Conventions of 1912, 1928, 1932, 1944, 1948, and 1952; criticism of the New Deal and the Fair Deal; the NRA; the West...
Dates: 1913-1958

Joseph Ozanic, Labor Leader, Papers

Collection Number: A&M.2482
Overview Joe Ozanic went to work in the coal mines of Mt. Olive, joining in 1909, UMW Local 728. After serving briefly in the army during World War I, Ozanic returned to work in the mines at Mt. Olive. In 1932, Ozanic joined the Progressive Mine Workers of America, a rival organization to the United Mine Workers, serving both as president of PMWA District 1 and as national president. During the 1940s, Ozanic was an organizer for the American Federation of Labor. These papers reflect Ozanic's involvement...
Dates: 1932-1974

M.H. Ross, Collector, Papers

Collection Number: A&M.1936
Scope and Contents Material (1931-1957) of a labor organizer including correspondence, reports, handbills, pamphlets, broadsides, newspapers, instruction posters, political and labor buttons. There are court reports involving labor cases for the period 1940-1956. Subjects include Subversive Activities Control Board, integration in labor movement, labor during WW II, labor in southern U. S., communism in labor movement, union constitutions and agreement between industry and unions. See inventory for listing of...
Dates: 1931-1957

Miners for Democracy Papers

Collection Number: A&M.2477
Overview The collection consists of the "Proposed Rules of MFD Caucus", from District 3l, UMWA, and the transcribed testimony of Charles M. Culp, a West Virginia miner, given in Washington, D.C., on 18 February 1972 in an investigation of his retention by District 31 as campaign worker for the Boyle-Titler-Owens international slate in 1969. Culp's handwritten statement and other evidence are included with the testimony.
Dates: 1972

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

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

Pocahontas Operators Association, Records

Collection Number: A&M.2796
Overview The minutes, correspondence, and financial records of the Pocahontas Operators Association and of its successors, the Smokeless Operators Association and the Southern Virginias Operators Association. Topics mentioned are foreign competition, environmental legislation, labor strife and union negotiations, and lobbying efforts in Congress and with state legislatures. Special mention is made of the conditions in the coal industry during World War II, the impact of the Taft-Hartley Act on...
Dates: 1941-1973

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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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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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