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Keith Dix, Papers Regarding Labor History

Collection Number: A&M.2800
Overview A collection of typescripts, brochures, pamphlets, books, tape recordings, and assorted ephemeral publications concerning radical political and economic groups and community organizing related to labor history in Appalachia and the United States as compiled by Keith Dix. Organizations and publications represented in the collection include New Directions in Labor (1970-1971), New American Movement (1970-1971), New University Conference (1971), Labor Research Association (1971), Students for a...
Dates: 1923-1976

Labor Argus, Article Transcripts Regarding Cabin Creek and Paint Creek Coal Strikes

Collection Number: A&M.3272
Overview Transcription of articles from The Labor Argus about incidents pertaining to the Cabin Creek and Paint Creek coal strikes. The activities of the Baldwin-Felts detective agency are frequently reported, as well as the imposition of martial law by state authorities.
Dates: 1912-1913

Major W. P. Tams, Jr. Transcript of an Interview

Collection Number: A&M.2584
Overview Transcript of an interview by Richard Hadsell with Major W.P. Tams, Jr., former mine operator in the Winding Gulf coal mining region. Tams discusses his early days in coal mining, the opening of the Kanawha coal region, and coal operators and union officials such as: E.J. Berwind, Joe Beury, George Collins, Jarius Collins, Justus Collins, John J. Cornwell, Samuel Dixon, Elias Hatfield, Troy Hatfield, Isaac Mann, S.T. Patterson, J.A. Renahan, James O. Watts, and George Wolfe. Other individuals...
Dates: 1825-1934

Matewan Massacre Records

Collection Number: A&M.2962
Overview Correspondence between Harold Houston, chief attorney for UMWA District 17 and Floyd Evans of the legal firm of Evans and Sampselle concerning trials after the "Matewan Massacre." Legal affidavits pertaining to the miners' trials of 1922 in Charles Town, West Virginia and to the Red Jacket Coal and Coke Co. and Hitchman Coal and Coke Company's suits against John L. Lewis and John Mitchell of the UMWA. Proclamations of Governor E.F. Morgan concerning the 1921 Mingo County mine strikes. An...
Dates: 1914-1934

Miscellaneous Coal Strike Records

Collection Number: A&M.0960
Scope and Contents A collection of official records of the coal strikes in Kanawha, Boone, Fayette, and Raleigh counties in 1912 and 1913, including transcripts of proceedings of General Court Martial, and Military Commission; briefs of Kanawha County Circuit Court, and WV Supreme Court appeal cases, and court Record of the Provost Marshal listing prisoner's name, charge, date of trial, and remarks; witness and prisoner lists; general orders; summons, and warrants. There are also proclamations by Governor...
Dates: 1912-1914

Miscellaneous Coal Strike Records

Collection Number: A&M.1383
Scope and Contents Records of the U.S. Senate, Record Group 46, consisting of documents from hearings before the Committee on Education and Labor relating to conditions in the Paint Creek Coal Fields of West Virginia, June 2-September 13, 1913. Includes microfilm and paper facsimiles.
Dates: 1912-1913

Miscellaneous Records Regarding History of the Coal Industry

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

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

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

Richard M. Hadsell, Collector, Records Regarding History of Coal Industry

Collection Number: A&M.2122
Overview Correspondence, reports, petitions, agreements, newspaper clippings, and magazine articles relating to the soft coal industry and labor conditions, generally in southern West Virginia. Subjects covered include the eight-hour day; strikes; consolidation of coal operations; freight rates; government contracts for coal; Paint and Cabin creeks, 1912-1913; working conditions in the Polack Cigar Factory, Wheeling, 1914; investigation of the Gay Coal and Coke Company, Logan County, 1917; investigation...
Dates: 1880-1935

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United Mine Workers of America 11
Hatfield, Henry Drury, 1875-1962 5
Jones, Mary. 5
Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- ) 5
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Lewis, John L. (John Llewellyn), 1880-1969 4
Baldwin-Felts Detective Inc. 3
Bittner, Van A. (Van Amberg), 1885-1949 3
Cornwell, John J. (John Jacob), 1867-1953 3
Democratic Party (U.S.) 3
Glasscock, Wm. E. (William Ellsworth), 1862-1925 3
Kump, Herman Guy, 1877-1962 3
Mann, Isaac T. (Isaac Thomas), 1864-1932 3
Mitchell, John. 3
Sutherland, Howard 3
White, John P. (John Phillip), 1870-1934 3
Collins, Jarius. 2
Collins, Justus, 1857-1934 2
Davis, John W. (John William), 1873-1955 2
Dawson, William M.O. 2
Dixon, Samuel. 2
Elkins, Stephen B. (Stephen Benton), 1841-1911 2
Goodykoontz, Wells, 1872-1944 2
Green, William. 2
Hallanan, Walter S. (Walter Simms), 1890-1962 2
Neely, Matthew Mansfield, 1874-1958 2
Patterson, Bob. 2
Robinson, Ira E. 2
Tams, W. P., Jr. (William Purviance), 1883-1977 2
United Fuel Gas Company. 2
Wallace, George Selden, 1871-1963 2
West Virginia. Legislature 2
Wilson, Woodrow, 1856-1924 2
Winding Gulf Operators Association 2
Wolfe, George. 2
Adams, Sherman, 1899-1986 1
Adee, Alvey A. 1
Ailes, Stephen. 1
Alcorn, Meade. 1
American Association for Labor Legislation 1
American Constitutional Association (Charleston, West Virginia) 1
American Constitutional League 1
American Victory Union 1
Appleton, John W. M. 1
Archer, Mather. 1
Atkinson, Geo. W. (George Wesley), 1845-1925 1
Baker, Newton Diehl, 1871-1937 1
Barron, W. W. 1
Beaver Coal Company 1
Ben Lamond Company 1
Bennett, W.R. 1
Berwind, E.J. 1
Beury, Joe. 1
Beury, Joseph L. 1
Beveridge, Albert J. (Albert Jeremiah), 1862-1927 1
Blackberry, Kentucky and West Virginia Coal and Coke Company 1
Blizzard, William M. O. 1
Blizzard, William. 1
Borah, William Edgar, 1865-1940 1
Boreman and Bullocks 1
Boreman, Arthur Inghram, 1823-1896 1
Boswell, Charles E. 1
Bourne Jr., Jonathan 1
Bradley, J. G. 1
Breckinridge, Henry, 1886-1960 1
Burgess, Lillie May (Fowler) 1
Burgess, Walter. 1
Byrd, Harry F. (Harry Flood), 1887-1966 1
Byrd, Robert C. 1
Callahan, James Morton, 1864-1956 1
Canham, Erwin D. 1
Case, Clifford P. (Clifford Philip), 1904-1982 1
Caster, Curran and Bullitt 1
Catt, Carrie Chapman, 1859-1947 1
Chesapeake and Ohio Railway Company 1
Cincinnati Pump Manufacturing Company 1
Collins family 1
Collins, George. 1
Colonial Timber and Coal Corporation 1
Congress of Industrial Organizations (U.S.) 1
Congressional Union for Woman Suffrage (U.S.) 1
Conley, William G. (William Gustavus), 1866-1940 1
Cook, Roy Bird, 1886-1961 1
Coolidge, Calvin, 1872-1933 1
Cooper, John Sherman, 1901-1991 1
Corcoran, Larry. 1
Curtis, Carl T. (Carl Thomas), 1905-2000 1
Daughters of the American Revolution. West Virginia Chapters 1
Davis, Henry Gassaway, 1823-1916 1
Davis, Innis C. 1
Davis, John J. (John James), 1835-1916 1
Davis, T.B. 1
Dawson Coal Company 1
Dawson Colleries (Madisonville, Ky.) 1
Dawson Daylight Coal Company (Madisonville, Ky.) 1
Debar, Joseph Hubert Diss. 1
Democratic Executive Committee 1
Dirksen, Everett McKinley 1
Dix, Keith 1
Donovan, Arthur. 1
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