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Coal mining -- Strikes

 Subject
Subject Source: Local Lc

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

Dawson Coal Company Collection

 Collection
Collection Number: A&M.2659
Overview Folder 1: pamphlet, OUTLINE OF WORK OF STATE BUREAU OF NEGRO WELFARE AND STATISTICS; broadside, AMERICA FIRST! YOUR GOVERNMENT, American Constitutional Association, Charleston, WV; catalogue of Cincinnati Pump Mfg. Co., n.d.; affidavits certifying ages of young men for employment; miscellaneous company correspondence concerning provision of non-union miners, job applications, engineering problems, and other mine business, including a letter from the Clarksburg Ku Klux Klan regarding activities...
Dates: 1917-1948

George C. McIntosh (1868-1935) Typed Document

 Collection
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...
Dates: 1895-1920

Justus Collins (1857-1934) Papers

 Collection
Collection Number: A&M.1824
Scope and Contents Justus Collins was an entrepreneur who opened his first coal mine in the Pocahontas- Flat Top coal field of Southern West Virginia, and thereafter operated mines in the New River, Tug River, and Winding Gulf coal fields. He headed a coal sales agency, speculated in coal and timber lands, headed a cement company, and was interested financially in rubber, oil, and gas companies. He played an important role in organizing the Tug River Coal Operators Association, the Winding Gulf Operators'...
Dates: 1896-1934

Matewan Massacre Records

 Collection
Collection Number: A&M.2962
Overview Correspondence between Harold Houston, chief attorney for UMWA District 17 and Floyd Evans of the legal firm of Evans and Sampselle concerning trials after the "Matewan Massacre." Legal affidavits pertaining to the miners' trials of 1922 in Charles Town, West Virginia and to the Red Jacket Coal and Coke Co. and Hitchman Coal and Coke Company's suits against John L. Lewis and John Mitchell of the UMWA. Proclamations of Governor E.F. Morgan concerning the 1921 Mingo County mine strikes. An...
Dates: 1914-1934

Paul Nyden, Collector, Five Unpublished Manuscripts Dealing with Coal Mining, Miners, and Unions

 Collection
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

UMWA, Miners Right To Strike Committee Records

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Collection Number: A&M.3660
Overview Records of the Miners Right To Strike Committee, a group affiliated with the United Mine Workers of America (UMWA), documenting a strike against the Bituminous Coal Operators' Association (BCOA) in 1977 that resulted in a 1978 contract. Collection includes bulletins, handbills, newsletters, and other material issued by the Committee. Also includes "Statement of the Bituminous Coal Operators' Association (BCOA), presented at the First Session of the National Bituminous Coal Wage Agreement...
Dates: 1976-1978; Majority of material found within 1977-1978

Van Amberg Bittner (1885-1949) Papers

 Collection
Collection Number: A&M.1698
Overview UMWA international representative and organizer, member of the Steel Workers Organizing Committee, director of the CIO Organizing Committee, and vice-chairman of the CIO Political Action Committee Correspondence, legal papers, diaries, clippings, and other papers relate to Bittner's early career in the western Pennsylvania coal fields; his presidency of District 5, UMWA, 1911-1916; and his organizational activities in southeastern Kentucky, Tennessee, Alabama, northern West Virginia, Oklahoma,...
Dates: 1908-1961

Winding Gulf Coals, Inc. Records

 Collection
Collection Number: A&M.1525
Overview The collection consists of ledgers, journals, and cashbooks of the Goodwill Coal and Coke Co., Greenbrier Coal and Coke Co., Gulf Coal Co., Louisville Coal and Coke Co., Winding Gulf Coal and Coke Co., and the Winding Gulf Colliery Co., with some material on the operation of company stores. There is also correspondence (1911-1915) between the managers of mines at Winding Gulf and Davy, West Virginia, discussing production levels, availability of railroad cars and freight rates, New River and...
Dates: 1888-1950