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Miners for Democracy Papers

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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

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

Miscellaneous Records Regarding History of the Coal Industry

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Collection Number: A&M.3836
Overview This collection contains miscellaneous records regarding history of the coal industry. Types of records include correspondence. See "Scope and Content Note" for additional information regarding material within the collection.
Dates: 1934-1937

Mother Jones Typescript Memoir

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Collection Number: A&M.2778
Overview Typescript memoir of the life of Mother Jones, entitled "Mother Jones: the Life Story of the Irish Immigrant Girl Who Became the Most Unique Character in the American Labor Movement, Living Past 100 Years," written by Lillie May Burgess of Hyattsville, Maryland, and copyrighted 8 February 1938. The manuscript is in two parts, several pages of which are missing. The first part (241pp.) is entitled "The Life Story of Mother Jones: American Labor's Joan of Arc," and is a narration of events in...
Dates: 1938

Panoramic Photographs Collection

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Collection Number: A&M.4168
Overview Collection of over 110 panoramic photographs documenting soldiers and military camps, conventions and meetings, West Virginia University (WVU), businesses, railroads, family reunions, and more. Types of image include group portraits, landscapes, and building photographs. Conventions and meetings include the WV Delegates to Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) Convention, the 13th Annual Meeting of the WV Dairymen's Association, the Democratic National Convention, the WV State Federation...
Dates: 1890-2008; Majority of material found within 1890-1960

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

Pocahontas Operators Association, Records

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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

Progressive Mine Workers of America, Archives

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Collection Number: A&M.2609
Scope and Contents Records of the Progressive Mine Workers of America.Boxes 1-36 include: convention proceedings, minutes, contracts and agreements, financial records, correspondence, mine inspectors' reports, and grievance files which make up the bulk of the records. In addition there are printed National Industrial Recovery Administration and National Recovery Administration documents on the coal industry and a microfilm copy of the union's newspaper, THE PROGRESSIVE MINER, 1932-53....
Dates: 1932-1965

Progressive Mine Workers of America, Records

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Collection Number: A&M.2715
Overview Four contracts, constitutions, and wage agreements from archives of the Progressive Mine Workers of America: 1) "Agreement Between Wisconsin Steel Co. and Benham Employees Association, 1937-38"; 2) "Constitution of District No. 1 PMWA, 1942"; 3) "Contract Between PMWA District 5 and the following: Providence Coal Mining Co.; Meador, Young & Holt Co.; Lick Creek Coal Co.; Williams Coal Co.; Norton Coal Corp.; Sixth Vein Coal Co.; Hart Coal Corp.; Ruckman Coal Co.; Dawson Daylight Coal Co.;...
Dates: 1937-1942

Rush Dew Holt (1905-1955) Papers

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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

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Coal mining - Labor organization. 21
Union names. 18
Unions. SEE ALSO Labor organization. 18
Coal mining. 16
Coal miners 11
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Unions - UMWA. 10
Politics and government. 9
Account books 8
Coal mining -- Strikes 8
Coal mining - coal companies. 7
Elections 7
Coal mining - coal operators associations. 6
New Deal, 1933-1939 6
Unions. 6
Coal mining - Safety. 5
Taxation 5
World War II. 5
Coal mining - Medical care. 4
Diaries and journals. 4
Labor 4
Labor organization. SEE ALSO Coal mining - labor 4
Mills and mill-work 4
Railroads 4
Unions - Progressive Mine Workers of America. 4
World War, 1914-1918 4
Coal mines and mining 3
Editors - letters and papers. 3
Fairmont. 3
Hospitals and sanitariums. 3
Kentucky 3
Labor unions 3
Lawyers - letters and papers. 3
Logan County. 3
Marion County (W. Va.) 3
Morgantown (W. Va.) 3
Mountain Lake Park (Md.) 3
Physicians - letters and papers. 3
Academies (Private schools) 2
Agriculture 2
Bluefield (W. Va.) 2
Broadsides. 2
Coal - Mine safety. 2
Coal - coal operators. 2
Coal - labor disputes. 2
Coal industry. 2
Coal miners - Medical care. 2
Coal miners' trials. 2
Coal mining - Miners' Treason Trials. 2
Coal mining - Strikes - West Virginia mines. 2
Coal mining - Working conditions. 2
Coal mining - disasters. 2
Education 2
Gas industry 2
General stores 2
Health services. 2
Judges - letters and papers. 2
Mabscott (W. Va.) 2
Maps. 2
Medicine. SEE ALSO Folk medicine. 2
Miners' Treason Trials. 2
Mingo County (W. Va.) 2
Monongalia County (W. Va.) 2
Politicians -- United States 2
Socialism 2
Unions -- Coal 2
United States -- Politics and government 2
Women's history -- 1850-1899 2
Women's history -- 1900-1929 2
Advertising 1
African-Americans. SEE ALSO Coal miners - African Americans. 1
Alabama 1
Army-McCarthy Controversy, 1954 1
Benham, Ky. -- Benham Employees Associations 1
Blankenship vs. Boyle. 1
Bridges, Styles, 1898-1961 1
Builders and contractors. 1
Cabin Creek (W. Va.) 1
Cemeteries -- Union Miners' Cemetery 1
Charleston. 1
Church buildings 1
Churches -- Roman Catholic 1
Clarksburg (W. Va.) 1
Coal - Island Creek Coal Co. 1
Coal - Logan County. 1
Coal - Miners for Democracy. 1
Coal - Solvay Collieries. 1
Coal - company stores. 1
Coal - labor relations. 1
Coal - problems. 1
Coal Mining - Tug River field 1
Coal companies - Island Creek Coal Company. 1
Coal companies - Solvay Collieries. 1
Coal miners - March on Mingo and Logan. 1
Coal miners' spouses 1
Coal mines and mining -- Electric equipment 1
Coal mining - Illinois. 1
Coal mining - Logan Coal Operators Association. 1
Coal mining - March on Mingo and Logan. 1
Coal mining - Miners' March of 1919. 1
Coal mining - New River field. 1
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