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A. Philip Randolph, Civil Rights and Labor Leader, Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.1530
Overview Papers of Asa Philip Randolph, a prominent civil rights and labor leader, who founded and edited The Messenger, an influential black radical labor newspaper of the 1920s and who organized and presided over the Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters, the only independent, viable black trade union in the American labor movement. Much of the correspondence deals with raising subscriptions for The Messenger, gaining an International...
Dates: 1919-1937

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

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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 Flint Glass Workers Union, Archives

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Collection Number: A&M.2639
Overview Contracts, correspondence, records, agreements, circulars, reports, proceedings, and pictures of AFGWU Locals 536 and 95 of Morgantown, West Virginia. Some of the material relates to glass workers at the Beaumont Glass Company of Morgantown.
Dates: 1951-1975

American Flint Glass Workers Union, Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.2438
Overview Minutes, proceedings, circulars, agreements, constitutions, bylaws, correspondence, and reports of AFGWU Local 10 (Fostoria Glass), including general wage rate lists, contract increase percentages and wage and move rate lists of the punch tumbler and stemware department. Of interest would be the strike threats and agreements in the late 1950s.
Dates: 1894-1977

American Flint Glass Workers Union Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.2642
Overview Minutes, proceedings, circulars, agreements, constitutions, bylaws, correspondence, and reports of the local union which worked in the stemware and punch tumbler department of Fostoria Glass Company. Addendum of 2013/02/25 includes materials collected by Paul W. Myers (1927-2008), former employee of Fostoria Glass Company and former American Flint Glass Workers Union Representative of Local #10. Includes correspondence, business records, photographs, printed material, ephemera, clippings, an...
Dates: 1878-1986

American Sheet and Tin Plate Company, Court Depositions

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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

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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

Clarence Edwin Smith (1885-1959) Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.1606
Overview Correspondence, business and legal records, account books, news releases, clippings, and family papers and photographs of a U.S. Marshall (1916-1922); editor of the Fairmont TIMES (1925-1959) and Wheeling REGISTER (1933-1935); Democratic politician; member of the National Bituminous Coal Commission (1935-1939); and businessman. Subjects include: Smith's student days at Virginia Military Institute; West Virginia National Guard; Monongah Mine Relief Committee; Associated Press; Association...
Dates: 1787-1957

Clarence Edwin Smith (1885-1959) Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.0258
Overview Correspondence, business and legal records, account books, news releases, clippings, and family papers and photographs of a U.S. marshal (1916-1922); editor of the Fairmont TIMES (1925-1959) and Wheeling REGISTER (1933-1935); Democratic politician; member of the National Bituminous Coal Commission (1935-1939); and businessman. Subjects include: Smith's student days at Virginia Military Institute; West Virginia National Guard; Monongah Mine Relief Committee; Associated Press; Association Against...
Dates: 1787-1957

Coal Miners' March Telegram

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Collection Number: A&M.1716
Overview Two-Page telegram from the Williamson Kiwanis Club to the Prosecuting Attorney of Boone County concerning an armed group of UMWA miners preparing to march through Logan County to Mingo County.
Dates: 1921

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United Mine Workers of America 31
Lewis, John L. (John Llewellyn), 1880-1969 12
Bittner, Van A. (Van Amberg), 1885-1949 10
Neely, Matthew Mansfield, 1874-1958 10
American Federation of Labor 9
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AFL-CIO 7
Congress of Industrial Organizations (U.S.) 7
Cornwell, John J. (John Jacob), 1867-1953 7
Holt, Rush Dew, 1905-1955 7
AFL-CIO. Committee on Political Education 6
Green, William. 6
Jones, Mary. 6
Kilgore, Harley Martin, 1893-1956 6
Kump, Herman Guy, 1877-1962 6
Meadows, Clarence W. 6
Patteson, Okey L. 6
Randolph, Jennings, 1902-1998 6
American Flint Glass Workers' Union 5
Holt, Homer Adams, 1898-1975 5
Democratic Party (U.S.) 4
Edmiston, Andrew. 4
Hatfield, Henry Drury, 1875-1962 4
Johnson, George W. 4
Mooney, Fred, 1888-1952 4
Progressive Mine Workers of America 4
Revercomb, Chapman, 1895- 4
Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945 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
Chilton, William E. (William Edwin), 1858-1939 3
Conley, William G. (William Gustavus), 1866-1940 3
Daniels, Jonathan. 3
Davis, John W. (John William), 1873-1955 3
Dawson, D. Boone. 3
Ellis, Hubert S. 3
Farley, James A. (James Aloysius), 1888-1976 3
Funkhouser, Raymond J. 3
Hillman, Sidney, 1887-1946 3
Johnson, Louis. 3
Kee, John, 1874-1951 3
Kee, Maude Elizabeth, 1895-1975 3
Ku Klux Klan (1915- ) 3
Landis, James M. 3
MacDonald, David J. 3
Marland, William C. 3
National Miners' Union (U.S.) 3
Roosevelt, Eleanor, 1884-1962 3
Smith, Clarence Edwin, 1885-1959. 3
Smokeless Coal Operators Association 3
United States. Congress. Senate 3
United States. National Bituminous Coal Commission 3
United States. National Labor Relations Board 3
United States. Works Progress Administration 3
West Virginia. Legislature 3
Wilson, Woodrow, 1856-1924 3
American Flint Glass Workers' Union, Local 10 (Moundsville, West Virginia) 2
American Legion 2
Armstrong, Glenn. 2
Associated Press 2
Association Against the Prohibition Amendment 2
Baldwin-Felts Detective Inc. 2
Barns, Fleming and Company 2
Barns, James F. 2
Barns, John S. 2
Barns, John S. and Company 2
Barns, Thomas. 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
Collins, Justus, 1857-1934 2
Dawson Colleries (Madisonville, Ky.) 2
Dawson Daylight Coal Company (Madisonville, Ky.) 2
Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926 2
Dixon, Samuel. 2
Eccles, Mariner S. 2
Fairmont Broadcasting Company. 2
Fairmont Newspaper Publishing Company 2
Flat Creek Coal Company (Madisonville, Ky.) 2
Fleming Association 2
Fleming, James R. 2
Fostoria Glass Company 2
Hallanan, Walter S. (Walter Simms), 1890-1962 2
Harriman, W. Averell (William Averell), 1891-1986 2
Haywood, Allan S., 1888-1953 2
Hedrick, Erland H. 2
Humphrey, Hubert H. (Hubert Horatio), 1911-1978 2
Hutchings, Paul R. 2
Jackson Coal Company 2
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