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Mingo County (W. Va.)

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

County Highway Maps for West Virginia

Collection Number: A&M.4479
Content Description Highway maps for the 55 counties of West Virginia created in 1937. They are in two tones (blue on white), in varying dimensions (including items in the range of 36 in. x 36 in. to 36 in. x 58 in., etc.), and scaled to 1 inch equaling 1 mile. Features indicated on the maps include: roads (US, primary state roads, secondary state roads); state, county, district, and corporate lines; railroads; streams; parks and forests; highway bridges; county seats; cities and villages; lodges; farms;...
Dates: 1937

Matewan Massacre Records

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 Salstrom, Interviewer, Oral Histories with Lincoln County Residents And Other Material

Collection Number: A&M.3551
Overview Transcribed oral histories taken by Paul Salstrom in 1988 from Ray and Mabel Elkins and Virgie Workman Farley. The oral histories are comprised of: childhood reminiscences; genealogy of the Workman, White, and Elkins families; and the industries and occupations of Lincoln, Logan, Wayne, and Mingo Counties, West Virginia, including farming, timbering, teaching, mining, police work, and the introduction of a railroad into the area. There are also two typed statements, one by Jim Chojnacki and one...
Dates: 1988

Roy H. Keadle Scrapbook

Collection Number: A&M.2873
Overview The scrapbook was kept by Roy H. Keadle (1890-1961), eldest son of N.S. Keadle (1860-1935), first sheriff of Mingo County. Included are: several printed programs and invitations for functions in Williamson, West Virginia; one letter from Virgil A. Lewis, West Virginia State Historian; and a printed "Official Vote of Mingo County" for an election on 3 November 1909. Scrapbook contains photographs, postcards, calling cards, entertainment programs and news clippings. Included are: news clippings...
Dates: ca. 1891-1896, 1900-1938

Samuel Davis Stokes Papers

Collection Number: A&M.2542
Overview Business and financial papers, correspondence and legal files of S.D. Stokes, a Williamson, West Virginia, attorney. The material consists of bills, accounts and receipts; business papers ca.1921-25, reflecting Stokes' interest in farming and his law office files, 1915-25, arranged alphabetically by client's name. Subjects include Mingo County and coal-related court cases.
Dates: ca. 1918-1925

Topographic Maps of West Virginia

Collection Number: A&M.4046
Overview Structural and topographical maps of various locations in West Virginia. Most maps were created by the West Virginia Geological Survey. Counties depicted include Boone, Braxton, Brooke, Calhoun, Clay, Gilmer, Hancock, Lewis, Lincoln, Logan, Mason, Marshall, Mingo, Nicholas, Ohio, Roane, Tyler, Wetzel, and Wirt County. Geological and geographical features depicted include coal, oil, gas, iron ore, and limestone areas; Berea grit/sand and Injun Sand; state roads; railroads; and virgin and...
Dates: 1909-1924, undated

United Mine Workers of America, Physician Record Books

Collection Number: A&M.3237
Overview Three record books of "Deliveries and Information for Birth Certificates" for families of employees of the West Virginia Coal and Coke Company in Omar, West Virginia, dating from June 1948 through July 1950.
Dates: 1948-1950