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Clarence Edwin Smith (1885-1959) Papers

Collection Number: A&M.1606
Overview Correspondence, business and legal records, account books, news releases, clippings, and family papers and photographs of a U.S. Marshall (1916-1922); editor of the Fairmont TIMES (1925-1959) and Wheeling REGISTER (1933-1935); Democratic politician; member of the National Bituminous Coal Commission (1935-1939); and businessman. Subjects include: Smith's student days at Virginia Military Institute; West Virginia National Guard; Monongah Mine Relief Committee; Associated Press; Association...
Dates: 1787-1957

Clarence Edwin Smith (1885-1959) Papers

Collection Number: A&M.0258
Overview Correspondence, business and legal records, account books, news releases, clippings, and family papers and photographs of a U.S. marshal (1916-1922); editor of the Fairmont TIMES (1925-1959) and Wheeling REGISTER (1933-1935); Democratic politician; member of the National Bituminous Coal Commission (1935-1939); and businessman. Subjects include: Smith's student days at Virginia Military Institute; West Virginia National Guard; Monongah Mine Relief Committee; Associated Press; Association Against...
Dates: 1787-1957

Dawson Coal Company Collection

Collection Number: A&M.2659
Overview Folder 1: pamphlet, OUTLINE OF WORK OF STATE BUREAU OF NEGRO WELFARE AND STATISTICS; broadside, AMERICA FIRST! YOUR GOVERNMENT, American Constitutional Association, Charleston, WV; catalogue of Cincinnati Pump Mfg. Co., n.d.; affidavits certifying ages of young men for employment; miscellaneous company correspondence concerning provision of non-union miners, job applications, engineering problems, and other mine business, including a letter from the Clarksburg Ku Klux Klan regarding activities...
Dates: 1917-1948

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

Louis Horacek, Collector, Papers

Collection Number: A&M.2651
Overview United Mine Workers membership card and certificate; broadside and newsletters concerning protest of Marcus Garvey imprisonment by Universal Negro Improvement Association and UNIA membership certificates; NAACP organizing flier; 1886 printed poem TO THE PUPILS OF ROWLESBURG SCHOOL....; printed show ticket, undated.
Dates: 1920s, 1886

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Lewis, John L. (John Llewellyn), 1880-1969 10
Bittner, Van A. (Van Amberg), 1885-1949 5
American Federation of Labor 4
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Holt, Rush Dew, 1905-1955 4
Neely, Matthew Mansfield, 1874-1958 4
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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
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
National Miners' Union (U.S.) 3
Patteson, Okey L. 3
Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945 3
United States. National Bituminous Coal Commission 3
American Legion 2
Associated Press 2
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Barns, Fleming and Company 2
Barns, James F. 2
Barns, John S. 2
Barns, John S. and Company 2
Barns, Thomas. 2
Blizzard, William. 2
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
Smith, Alfred Emanuel, 1873-1944 2
Smith, Clarence Edwin Jr. 2
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
United States. Works Progress Administration 2
Virginia Military Institute 2
Watson, C. W. 2
Watson, James O. 2
West Virginia. Legislature 2
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
Boyle-Titler-Owens 1
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