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United Mine Workers of America, Local Union 6046, Archives

Collection Number: A&M.2680
Overview Minutes, correspondence, grievance case files, and union campaign material of union locals in the New River field. The correspondence concerns implementation of national bituminous coal mine contracts, local 6046's members' benefits, safety and working conditions in the Lochgelly mine, and state and federal legislation sought by the UMW. The minutes of Local 6046 meetings summarize all matters discussed and acted on, including reports from the local's mine and safety committees, expenses,...
Dates: ca. 1933-74

United Mine Workers of America, Miscellaneous Papers and Union President Election Material Regarding Elijah Wolford

Collection Number: A&M.2126
Overview Material and campaign literature from the campaign of Elijah Wolford for the presidency of the union, 1969. Includes a letter from a campaign committee, the campaign platform, reprint of remarks by Congressman Ken Hechler in the United States House of Representatives, and a report on "Conspiracy in Coal" by T.N. Bethell.
Dates: 1969

United Mine Workers of America, Miscellaneous Papers, Certificate of Membership in Local No. 90

Collection Number: A&M.2102
Overview Certificate of membership in Local No. 90 of the United Mine Workers at Watson.
Dates: 1899

United Mine Workers of America, Miscellaneous Papers, Charter for Union Local No. 3934

Collection Number: A&M.2261
Overview Charter issued to Local 3934 by the United Mine Workers of America, May 13, 1920. M.B. Johnson of Hoard, West Virginia is listed as President of the Local and Loyd Downey of Point Marion, Pennsylvania is listed as Secretary. John L. Lewis, national President, signed the charter.
Dates: 1920

United Mine Workers of America, Physician Record Books

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

United Mine Workers of America, Slide-Tape Presentation

Collection Number: A&M.2551
Overview A slide-tape presentation of the history of the United Mine Workers of America, produced by the staff of the United Mine Workers Journal, entitled "Proud To Be A Miner". The program deals both with the historical problems that lead to the founding of the union and its early struggles as well as the more recent rank and file movements such as the Miners for Democracy, Black Lung Association, and the wildcat strikes of 1972-76. This collection comprises a set of transparencies, one cassette tape,...
Dates: 1976

United Mine Workers Records at Cornell University

Collection Number: A&M.2991
Overview Guide to the microfilmed records at the Labor Management Documentation Center of Cornell's M.P. Catherwood Library. Includes the early joint conferences of coal miners and operators, 1899-1920, the District 12 (Illinois) conventions, 1899-1916 and grievance adjustment proceedings, 1899-1927. None of Cornell's holdings pertain directly to West Virginia.
Dates: 1899-1927

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

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

Walter R. Thurmond (1881-1967) Papers

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

Winding Gulf Coals, Inc. Records

Collection Number: A&M.1525
Overview The collection consists of ledgers, journals, and cashbooks of the Goodwill Coal and Coke Co., Greenbrier Coal and Coke Co., Gulf Coal Co., Louisville Coal and Coke Co., Winding Gulf Coal and Coke Co., and the Winding Gulf Colliery Co., with some material on the operation of company stores. There is also correspondence (1911-1915) between the managers of mines at Winding Gulf and Davy, West Virginia, discussing production levels, availability of railroad cars and freight rates, New River and...
Dates: 1888-1950

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