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Coal mining -- Strikes

 Subject
Subject Source: Local Lc

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Richard M. Hadsell, Collector, Records Regarding History of Coal Industry

 Collection
Collection Number: A&M.2122
Overview Correspondence, reports, petitions, agreements, newspaper clippings, and magazine articles relating to the soft coal industry and labor conditions, generally in southern West Virginia. Subjects covered include the eight-hour day; strikes; consolidation of coal operations; freight rates; government contracts for coal; Paint and Cabin creeks, 1912-1913; working conditions in the Polack Cigar Factory, Wheeling, 1914; investigation of the Gay Coal and Coke Company, Logan County, 1917; investigation...
Dates: 1880-1935

Robert G. Kelly Papers

 Collection
Collection Number: A&M.1959
Overview Correspondence, telegrams, newspaper clippings, reports, and speeches of a Democratic Party official; correspondence and minutes of Democratic State Executive Committee meetings. Subjects include West Virginia gubernatorial campaign of 1932, political patronage, federal relief programs in West Virginia, Rush Holt's senatorial campaign of 1934, the Holt-Kelly feud, and the miners' strike of 1939 Correspondents include Robert G. Kelly, Herman Guy Kump, M.M. Neely, Joe L. Smith, Homer A. Holt,...
Dates: 1932-1941