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M.H. Ross, Collector, Papers

Collection Number: A&M.2617
Scope and Contents Broadsides, pamphlets, contracts, publications, ledgers, and letters on union activities and radical movements. Subjects included are mine safety, union organizing, and social justice.
Dates: 1930-1974

Miners for Democracy Papers

Collection Number: A&M.2477
Overview The collection consists of the "Proposed Rules of MFD Caucus", from District 3l, UMWA, and the transcribed testimony of Charles M. Culp, a West Virginia miner, given in Washington, D.C., on 18 February 1972 in an investigation of his retention by District 31 as campaign worker for the Boyle-Titler-Owens international slate in 1969. Culp's handwritten statement and other evidence are included with the testimony.
Dates: 1972

Mountain People's Cooperative Archives

Collection Number: A&M.2527
Overview Includes co-op newsletters, circulars, promotional literature, business correspondence, discussions and decisions of the managing committee and daily operating notes from the workers of a Morgantown, West Virginia, grocery store. There are also editorials on liberation movements and trade unionism.
Dates: 1976-78

Ohio Valley Trades and Labor Assembly, Records

Collection Number: A&M.1055
Overview Twelve minute books, 1888-1950. Other materials include secretarial correspondence, rolls and accounts, newspaper clippings, correspondence, financial reports, convention reports, and various constitutions.
Dates: 1888-1951

Painters Local Union, No. 91, Wheeling, Records

Collection Number: A&M.1249
Overview Minute books, account books, and membership and dues records, 1886-1924; typescript minutes, 1941-1954; correspondence, 1886 (1943, 1950, 1952); and receipts, contracts, and pamphlets, 1886-1958.
Dates: 1886-1958

Paul Nyden, Collector, Five Unpublished Manuscripts Dealing with Coal Mining, Miners, and Unions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Overview Five unpublished manuscripts dealing with coal mining, miners, and unions.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

Pocahontas Operators Association, Records

Collection Number: A&M.2796
Overview The minutes, correspondence, and financial records of the Pocahontas Operators Association and of its successors, the Smokeless Operators Association and the Southern Virginias Operators Association. Topics mentioned are foreign competition, environmental legislation, labor strife and union negotiations, and lobbying efforts in Congress and with state legislatures. Special mention is made of the conditions in the coal industry during World War II, the impact of the Taft-Hartley Act on...
Dates: 1941-1973

Progressive Mine Workers of America, Archives

Collection Number: A&M.2609
Scope and Contents Records of the Progressive Mine Workers of America.Boxes 1-36 include: convention proceedings, minutes, contracts and agreements, financial records, correspondence, mine inspectors' reports, and grievance files which make up the bulk of the records. In addition there are printed National Industrial Recovery Administration and National Recovery Administration documents on the coal industry and a microfilm copy of the union's newspaper, THE PROGRESSIVE MINER, 1932-53....
Dates: 1932-1965

Teamsters Local 175, Scrapbook and Diary

Collection Number: A&M.2284
Overview A scrapbook and personal diary of Volney Andrews, one-time president of Local 175, covering the years 1938-1949. There is material on disputes over the legitimacy of the AFL and the CIO especially as it was reflected in state regional labor councils and jurisdictional struggles in West Virginia between the United Mine Workers of America and the Progressive Mine Workers of America. Also mentioned are political concerns such as elections, congressional investigations of labor and foreign trade...
Dates: 1938-1949

United Glass and Ceramic Workers Papers

Collection Number: A&M.2419
Overview Financial records, newsletters, minutes, correspondence and inter-factory memos of Clarksburg Union Local No.2. There are also records of grievances, arbitration, and union attendance.
Dates: 1934-1974

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Moore, Arch A., Jr. (Arch Alfred), 1923-2015 2
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Parkersburg Central Trades & Labor Council 2
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Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- ) 2
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Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945 2
Roosevelt, Franklin D., Jr. (Franklin Delano), 1914-1988 2
Ross, M. H. 2
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Steel Workers Organizing Committee (U.S.) 2
United Mine Workers of America. District 31 2
United States. National Labor Relations Board 2
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Wheeling Typographical Union, No.79 2
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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 - 1904-1908. 1
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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
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