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Amalgamated Association of Street and Electric Railway Employees of America, Division 103, Archives

Collection Number: A&M.2536
Overview Records of a local union of street car employees in Wheeling, West Virginia. There are minute books, correspondence, contracts, agreements, boards of arbitration hearings, and financial records, including membership figures and lists of members from the founding of the local to the late 1950s. The correspondence concerns mainly intra-union issues of seniority, transfers of membership, and local union governance, but there are also a few letters about Division 103 support of other organized...
Dates: 1899-1958

American Sheet and Tin Plate Company, Court Depositions

Collection Number: A&M.2808
Overview Depositions in the case of American Sheet and Tin Plate Co. vs. Frank Bowman et al., Circuit Court of the U.S., Northern District of West Virginia. Concerns a labor dispute between the Amalgamated Association of Iron and Steel Workers in July 1909 against the American Sheet and Tin Plate Company. The case was heard in Ohio County, West Virginia and pertained to the company's work in Wheeling, WV.
Dates: 1909

Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen, Ohio Valley Lodge No. 13, Records

Collection Number: A&M.2725
Overview Record books of the Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen Ohio Valley Lodge No.13. Volume one contains membership and financial records; and volume two contains records of meetings, 1914-1918, including attendance and annual election results.
Dates: 1902, 1914-1918

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

Fred Mooney Manuscripts

Collection Number: A&M.1956
Scope and Contents Fred Mooney papers, ca.1935. 1 ms. Box and 1 bundle. Original manuscripts on "The Life of Fred Mooney, By Himself" and a scrapbook and newspaper clippings collected by Mooney. Mooney was a former secretary-treasurer of United Mine Workers District 31. A microfilm copy of the papers was made in 1961 and is filed under A&M 1428.Additional: One folder of correspondence by or to Fred Mooney, 1938-1941. Includes typescript pages of Mooney's early life and family. Correspondents...
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

Glass Workers' Protective League, Records

Collection Number: A&M.2427
Overview Minutes, correspondence, speeches, clippings, printed material, press releases, and other items concerning the Glass Workers' Protective League, which began in 1946 as the Four State Glass Workers' Protective League. It included glass workers from West Virginia, Pennsylvania, Ohio, and Indiana and was concerned with fighting the importation of cheap foreign glass. The papers deal mainly with the Burke-Hartke Bill, Bottle Bills, and national and international trade matters and include statements...
Dates: 1947-1976

Harrison County Labor Federation Archives

Collection Number: A&M.2089
Overview Included are: correspondence, pictures, pamphlets, periodicals, and minutes of meetings. There is material pertaining to all member unions in the county and to the Committee on Political Education (COPE). Microfilm contains the minutes of the Federation's executive board meetings from 1962 to 1968 and the minutes of COPE meetings from 1958 to 1969.
Dates: 1958-1969

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Politics and government. 9
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New Deal, 1933-1939 5
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United States. Labor Management Relations Act, 1947 4
World War II. 4
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Coal mining -- Strikes 3
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Unions - Progressive Mine Workers of America. 3
Wheeling (W. Va.) 3
Broadsides. 2
Coal mining - Medical care. 2
Coal mining - Miners' March of 1919. 2
Coal mining - Miners' Treason Trials. 2
Coal mining - coal companies. 2
Education. SEE ALSO Schools. 2
Fairmont. 2
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African-Americans. SEE ALSO Coal miners - African Americans. 1
Agriculture 1
American Sheet and Tin Plate Company vs. Frank Bowers et al. 1
Army-McCarthy Controversy, 1954 1
Atwater. 1
Barbour County (W. Va.) 1
Barrackville Covered Bridge. 1
Beverage containers -- Recycling -- Law and legislation 1
Beverly-Fairmont Turnpike. 1
Bluefield (W. Va.) 1
Bridges 1
Burke-Hartke Bill. 1
Cabin Creek (W. Va.) 1
California 1
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Coal mining - Illinois. 1
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Lewis, John L. (John Llewellyn), 1880-1969 7
American Federation of Labor 6
AFL-CIO. Committee on Political Education 5
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Congress of Industrial Organizations (U.S.) 5
Neely, Matthew Mansfield, 1874-1958 5
Bittner, Van A. (Van Amberg), 1885-1949 4
Cornwell, John J. (John Jacob), 1867-1953 4
Holt, Rush Dew, 1905-1955 4
Johnson, George W. 4
Jones, Mary. 4
Kilgore, Harley Martin, 1893-1956 4
Meadows, Clarence W. 4
Mooney, Fred, 1888-1952 4
Patteson, Okey L. 4
Randolph, Jennings, 1902-1998 4
Revercomb, Chapman, 1895- 4
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
Andrews, Volney. 3
Biaggi, Mario 3
Bowles, Chester, 1901-1986 3
Cairnes, Tom. 3
Carey, James B. 3
Daniels, Jonathan. 3
Dawson, D. Boone. 3
Edmiston, Andrew. 3
Ellis, Hubert S. 3
Funkhouser, Raymond J. 3
Green, William. 3
Hatfield, Henry Drury, 1875-1962 3
Hillman, Sidney, 1887-1946 3
Holt, Homer Adams, 1898-1975 3
Kee, John, 1874-1951 3
Kee, Maude Elizabeth, 1895-1975 3
Kump, Herman Guy, 1877-1962 3
Landis, James M. 3
MacDonald, David J. 3
Marland, William C. 3
Progressive Mine Workers of America 3
Roosevelt, Eleanor, 1884-1962 3
Armstrong, Glenn. 2
Baldwin-Felts Detective Inc. 2
Barron, W. W. 2
Blizzard, William. 2
Boyle, William M. 2
Boyle, William M. Jr. 2
Buckman, Cecil G. 2
Burnside, Maurice Gwinn, 1902-1991 2
Butler, Paul M. (Paul Mulholland), 1905-1961 2
Byrd, Robert C. 2
Carter, E.A. 2
Dixon, Samuel. 2
Eccles, Mariner S. 2
Haywood, Allan S., 1888-1953 2
Hedrick, Erland H. 2
Humphrey, Hubert H. (Hubert Horatio), 1911-1978 2
Hutchings, Paul R. 2
Maybank, Burnet R. 2
Meany, George, 1894-1980 2
Mollohan, Robert H. 2
Moore, Arch A., Jr. (Arch Alfred), 1923-2015 2
Ozanic, Joseph 2
Parkersburg Central Trades & Labor Council 2
Patterson, Bob. 2
Preston, Rev. David. 2
Ramsay, Robert L. 2
Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- ) 2
Rohrbaugh, E.G. 2
Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945 2
Roosevelt, Franklin D., Jr. (Franklin Delano), 1914-1988 2
Ross, M. H. 2
Schiffler, A.C. 2
Skeen, Ben. 2
Steel Workers Organizing Committee (U.S.) 2
United Mine Workers of America. District 31 2
United States. National Labor Relations Board 2
United States. Works Progress Administration 2
West Virginia Industrial Union Council, CIO. 2
West Virginia Labor Federation, AFL-CIO 2
West Virginia. Legislature 2
Wheeling Typographical Union, No.79 2
Amalgamated Association of Street and Electric Railway Employees of America 1
Amalgamated Association of Street and Electric Railway Employees of America, Division 103 1
Amalgamated Window Glass Workers of America. 1
American Car and Foundry Company 1
American Flint Glass Workers' Union 1
American Sheet and Tin Plate Company 1
Archer, Mather. 1
Bachman, Carl G. 1
Bailey, Cleveland Monroe, 1886-1965 1
Beaver Coal Company 1
Bennett, W.R. 1
Berwind, E.J. 1
Beury, Joe. 1
Beury, Joseph L. 1
Biemiller, Andrew, 1939- 1
Big Sandy-Elkhorn Coal Operators Association 1
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