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Robert G. Kelly Papers

Collection Number: A&M.1959
Overview Correspondence, telegrams, newspaper clippings, reports, and speeches of a Democratic Party official; correspondence and minutes of Democratic State Executive Committee meetings. Subjects include West Virginia gubernatorial campaign of 1932, political patronage, federal relief programs in West Virginia, Rush Holt's senatorial campaign of 1934, the Holt-Kelly feud, and the miners' strike of 1939 Correspondents include Robert G. Kelly, Herman Guy Kump, M.M. Neely, Joe L. Smith, Homer A. Holt,...
Dates: 1932-1941

UMWA, Miners Right To Strike Committee Records

Collection Number: A&M.3660
Overview Records of the Miners Right To Strike Committee, a group affiliated with the United Mine Workers of America (UMWA), documenting a strike against the Bituminous Coal Operators' Association (BCOA) in 1977 that resulted in a 1978 contract. Collection includes bulletins, handbills, newsletters, and other material issued by the Committee. Also includes "Statement of the Bituminous Coal Operators' Association (BCOA), presented at the First Session of the National Bituminous Coal Wage Agreement...
Dates: 1976-1978; Majority of material found within 1977-1978

Van Amberg Bittner (1885-1949) 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

West Virginia Mining Investigation Commission, Records

Collection Number: A&M.2036
Overview The collection contains typescript copies of the proceedings of this Commission at Charleston, West Virginia, 1912, and the military commission at Pratt, 1913, concerning conditions in the Cabin Creek and Paint Creek coalfields. Included are the military commission's orders, clippings from the Charleston LABOR ARGUS, names of individuals appearing before the commissions, and extracts of speeches by persons involved, including five speeches by "Mother" Jones.
Dates: 1912-1913

William E. Glasscock (1862-1925) Papers

Collection Number: A&M.0006
Scope and Contents Papers documenting the governorship of William E. Glasscock (1862-1925), who served West Virginia in the period 1909-1913. These papers include general correspondence, telegrams, photographs, newspaper clippings regarding strikes, and pamphlets, among other material.General correspondence includes many letters touching a variety of phases of the industrial disturbances in the mining regions of the Great Kanawha Valley in 1912-1913, commonly known as the Cabin Creek--Paint Creek...
Dates: 1905-1913

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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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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