Coal mining - Medical care.
Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source
Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:
Collection Number: A&M.1921
Overview The collection consists of a letter from William N. Page, organizer of the Gauley Mountain Coal Company, concerning dangers in mining; abstracts of land titles granted to Robert Morris in 1795; World War II production statistics for the company; copy of a contract between the company, the United Mine Workers of America, and the Charleston General Hospital for hospitalization of miners and their families; letter outlining the life of Robert Hamilton Morris, director of the American Institute of...
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...
Collection Number: A&M.1527
Overview Minute book, 1906-1923; medical care records, 1902-1922; and miscellaneous papers of a hospital founded at Hansford in 1886 by the Protestant Episcopal Church, Diocese of West Virginia. The hospital, designed to serve the medical and surgical needs of miners and railroad workers and their families, closed in 1923.
Collection Number: A&M.2563
Overview Acme, West Virginia, company which consisted of the Empire, Acme, and Keystone mines, and also had an interest in railroads. The collection contains a letter-book, payrolls, time-books, and coal shipment records. The letter-book has correspondence between T.F. Garrison and John J. Shouk of the Shouk-Garrison Coal Co. Payroll records include deductions from wages for rent, smithing, doctor, and company store accounts.
Collection Number: A&M.3104
Overview The correspondence, travel vouchers and articles of John D. Winebrenner, a regional director of the UMWA Health & Retirement Funds in Tennessee. Papers and publications reflect the problems and contributions of organized medicine and the promotional efforts of the United Mine Workers of America in meeting the diverse medical needs of coal miners, particularly the majority of miners who lived and worked in remote areas. Publications included The Boone Report and Medical Services for Rural...
Collection Number: A&M.2769
Scope and Contents The United Mine Workers of America (UMWA) archives consists of the records of the first industry-wide pension and medical care plans for coal miners and their families in the United States. The archives comprise approximately 156 linear feet of records from the years 1946-1974, and include minutes, resolutions, correspondence, memos, reports, transcribed speeches, lawsuit documents, construction plans, contracts, statistical reports, newspaper clippings, photographs, microfilmed reading files,...
Collection Number: A&M.2680
Overview Minutes, correspondence, grievance case files, and union campaign material of union locals in the New River field. The correspondence concerns implementation of national bituminous coal mine contracts, local 6046's members' benefits, safety and working conditions in the Lochgelly mine, and state and federal legislation sought by the UMW. The minutes of Local 6046 meetings summarize all matters discussed and acted on, including reports from the local's mine and safety committees, expenses,...
Dates: ca. 1933-74