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Edgar B. Rowe Papers

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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.

Edward M. Steel, History Professor, Mother Jones Research Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.3339
Overview Contains papers compiled by History Professor Edward Steel of West Virginia University regarding labor activist Mother Jones. These records were created to support Steel's research and publication projects. Boxes 1-8 include facsimiles (photocopied), transcripts, and notes of archival and published material regarding Mother Jones contemporary to her time. Also includes drafts of articles. Boxes 9-10 include miscellaneous unsorted research notes.

Frank Stadlbauer, Collector, Records

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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...

Fred Mooney Manuscripts

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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....

Fred Mooney Manuscripts

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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...

George C. McIntosh (1868-1935) Typed Document

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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...

Henry Drury Hatfield (1875-1962) Papers and Correspondence

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Collection Number: A&M.1661
Scope and Contents Correspondence, farm records, legal and financial records, speeches, medical files, photographs, and newspaper clippings of Governor (1913-17) and United States Senator (1929-35) Henry D. Hatfield, who was also chief surgeon and founder of the Huntington Memorial Hospital.Subjects include West Virginia and national politics, 1928-35; 1944-57; National Republican Conventions of 1912, 1928, 1932, 1944, 1948, and 1952; criticism of the New Deal and the Fair Deal; the NRA; the West...

Homer Adams Holt (1898-1975) Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.1450
Overview Correspondence, messages, and state papers of West Virginia's twentieth governor, 1937-1941, and manuscript drafts of WEST VIRGINIA: A GUIDE TO THE MOUNTAIN STATE, 1941.

Howard Burton Lee (1879-1985) Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.2139
Overview Correspondence and photographs used by Lee, who was a lawyer and attorney general of West Virginia, in the writing of his book, BLOODLETTING IN APPALACHIA, 1969, concerning the coalfields of West Virginia and the attempts by miners to unionize. The photographs show individuals, coal camps, mine guards, and scenes from the Paint Creek-Cabin Creek area in 1912-1913, Matewan, and Monongalia County during the 1925-1929 period. Correspondents include Gordon C. Felts, Coleman A. Hatfield, Henry D....

Joseph Ozanic Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.2482
Overview Joe Ozanic went to work in the coal mines of Mt. Olive, joining in 1909, UMW Local 728. After serving briefly in the army during World War I, Ozanic returned to work in the mines at Mt. Olive. In 1932, Ozanic joined the Progressive Mine Workers of America, a rival organization to the United Mine Workers, serving both as president of PMWA District 1 and as national president. During the 1940s, Ozanic was an organizer for the American Federation of Labor. These papers reflect Ozanic's involvement...

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United Mine Workers of America 21
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Jones, Mary. 5
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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
American Federation of Labor 3
Bittner, Van A. (Van Amberg), 1885-1949 3
Blizzard, William. 3
Neely, Matthew Mansfield, 1874-1958 3
Progressive Mine Workers of America 3
Revercomb, Chapman, 1895- 3
Baldwin-Felts Detective Inc. 2
Congress of Industrial Organizations (U.S.) 2
Cornwell, John J. (John Jacob), 1867-1953 2
Democratic Party (U.S.) 2
Dixon, Samuel. 2
Green, William. 2
Holt, Rush Dew, 1905-1955 2
Jones, Mother, 1837-1930 2
Kump, Herman Guy, 1877-1962 2
Mitchell, John. 2
Patterson, Bob. 2
Powderly, Terence Vincent, 1849-1924 2
Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- ) 2
Steel Workers Organizing Committee (U.S.) 2
United Mine Workers of America. District 31 2
United States - National Recovery Administration. 2
United States. Congress. Senate 2
United States. National Labor Relations Board 2
West Virginia. Legislature 2
Allen, Walter. 1
America First Committee 1
American Association for Labor Legislation 1
Archer, Mather. 1
Bachman, Carl G. 1
Beaver Coal Company 1
Bennett, W.R. 1
Berwind, E.J. 1
Beury, Joe. 1
Beury, Joseph L. 1
Big Sandy-Elkhorn Coal Operators Association 1
Black, Hugo LaFayette, 1886-1971 1
Blizzard, William M. O. 1
Boyle-Titler-Owens 1
Bradley, J. G. 1
Bricker, John W. (John William), 1893-1986 1
Brooks, H.L. 1
Burgess, Lillie May (Fowler) 1
Burgess, Walter. 1
Caster, Curran and Bullitt 1
Chilton, William E. (William Edwin), 1893-1950 1
Collins, George. 1
Collins, Jarius. 1
Collins, Justus, 1857-1934 1
Conley, William G. (William Gustavus), 1866-1940 1
Connellsville By-Product Coal Corporation 1
Corcoran, Larry. 1
Coughlin, Charles E. 1
Culp, Charles M. 1
Davis, John W. (John William), 1873-1955 1
Dawson, William M.O. 1
Dayton, Alston Gordon 1
Dewey, Thomas E. (Thomas Edmund), 1902-1971 1
Dirksen, Everett McKinley 1
Dix, Keith 1
Downey, Loyd. 1
Duddington, E.E. 1
Edmiston, Andrew. 1
Ellis, Hubert S. 1
Fairless, Benjamin F. (Benjamin Franklin), 1890-1962 1
Fancher, John. 1
Farley, James A. (James Aloysius), 1888-1976 1
Farrington, Frank. 1
Felts, Gordon C. 1
Fitzpatrick, Herbert 1
Flynn, Mike J. 1
George, Walter F. (Walter Franklin), 1878-1957 1
Getto, Adam 1
Gieshe, Herman 1
Goddard, Charles A. 1
Goodwill Coal and Coke Company 1
Greenbrier Coal and Coke Company 1
Gulf Coal Company 1
Guyan Eagle Coal Company 1
Hadsell, Richard. 1
Hall, Septimus. 1
Hallanan, Walter S. (Walter Simms), 1890-1962 1
Harmer, Harvey W. (Harvey Walker), 1865-1961 1
Hatfield, Coleman A. 1
Hatfield, Elias. 1
Hatfield, Troy. 1
Hayes, Frank J. 1
Hess, J.W. 1
Highland, Cecil B. 1
Hodge, C.W. 1
Holt, Helen Louise Froelich, 1913-2015 1
Holt, Homer Adams, 1898-1975 1
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