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Mary "Mother" Jones Letter

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Collection Number: A&M.1823
Overview Letter from Mary "Mother" Jones to T.V. Powderly, Department of Labor, Washington, D.C. "Mother" Jones introduces Fred Mooney, secretary-treasurer of the United Mine Workers, District 17, asks Powderly to get him a passport, and says she does not know when she will leave for Mexico.
Dates: 1920

Mary Williams, Musician, Scrapbook

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Collection Number: A&M.3200
Overview A scrapbook preserved by the Woman's Music Club and its successor organization, the Morgantown Music Club. Its contents are about the rise of Mary Williams, a Morgantown resident and West Virginia University graduate, as a singer.
Dates: 1924-1928

Max Mathers Collection Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.2386
Overview Correspondence, financial papers, diaries, scrapbooks, newspaper clippings, and photographs relating to the Max Mathers family and Monongalia County, West Virginia. The activities of Anna DeGant Mathers, wife of Max Mathers, and Margaret Mathers Barrick, his daughter, as well as of Margaret's two sons, William Mathers Barrick and George Milton Barrick, Jr. are well represented in the family papers. Max Mather's own papers document his personal life, Republican party activities, genealogical and...
Dates: 1821-1957

Morgantown Female Collegiate Institute, Degree for Martha Brock

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Collection Number: A&M.2812
Overview A.B. degree awarded to Martha Brock in 1861 by the Morgantown Female Collegiate Institute in Morgantown, West Virginia. Degree is signed by the president and professors from the institute. This is an oversize item.
Dates: 1861

Mother Jones Typescript Memoir

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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

Mrs. James R. Moreland, Director of Women's Work, Records Regarding Monongalia County Relief Administration, Civil Works Administration, and Federal Emergency Relief Administration

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Collection Number: A&M.0890
Overview Correspondence, reports, and other records of the Monongalia County Relief Administration, the Civil Works Administration, and the Federal Emergency Relief Administration, from the office of the Director of Women's Work, Mrs. James R. Moreland. There are also two volumes of daily reports of the Lynchburg Coal and Coke Company, January-November, 1938.
Dates: 1933-1937

Mrs. Otto Worthington Ladwig (b.1882) Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.1812
Overview Papers of Mrs. O.W. Ladwig of Clarksburg and Wilsonburg, Harrison County, West Virginia. She was president of the Clarksburg Women's Club, 1931-1932, and this collection consists of letters and materials addressed to Mrs. Ladwig. Subjects include the West Virginia Federation of Women's Clubs, the National Council of Women of the U.S., Inc., the George Washington Bicentennial Committee, the CLUBWOMAN, Federated Garden Clubs of West Virginia, the General Federation of Women's Clubs, Chicago...
Dates: 1899-1943

Nat T. Frame (1877-1948) Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.2631
Overview This collection consists of letters, pamphlets, reports and similar materials collected by Nat Terry Frame for use in preparing his history of West Virginia Agricultural Extension Work, entitled, WEST VIRGINIA AGRICULTURE AND RURAL LIFE. Subjects discussed in the work include regional development groups in West Virginia, Pennsylvania, and Ohio; rural life and community development experiments of the 1930s; American Country Life Association ideology and activities; improvement of small farm...
Dates: 1914-1948

National Organization for Women, West Virginia Chapter, Records

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Collection Number: A&M.3247
Overview Administrative records of the National Organization for Women (NOW), West Virginia Chapter, including records of task forces on the Equal Rights Amendment, abortion, and discrimination. There are also records of efforts to lobby the state legislature on behalf of women, as well as papers documenting relations with other civic groups on issues of economics, education, labor, and racism.
Dates: 1970-1990

Opal Jones and Beth Curry, Folklore, Lewis County Manuscript

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Collection Number: A&M.0364
Overview A collection of folk sayings, medicinal remedies, and words of songs collected in Lewis County by Opal Jones and Beth Curry through personal interviews with old residents.
Dates: n.d.

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