Coal - Smokeless Coal Fields.
Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Collection Number: A&M.4382
Content Description A photographic prospectus of Beckley, West Virginia, published by the city's Chamber of Commerce, advertising the city as the "Smokeless Coal Capital" of the state. Subjects of photographs are Beckley's prominent buildings, including businesses, residences, churches, and schools. The photographs are mainly the exteriors of buildings with a few photographs of interiors.
Dates: ca. 1930s
Collection Number: A&M.2584
Overview Transcript of an interview by Richard Hadsell with Major W.P. Tams, Jr., former mine operator in the Winding Gulf coal mining region. Tams discusses his early days in coal mining, the opening of the Kanawha coal region, and coal operators and union officials such as: E.J. Berwind, Joe Beury, George Collins, Jarius Collins, Justus Collins, John J. Cornwell, Samuel Dixon, Elias Hatfield, Troy Hatfield, Isaac Mann, S.T. Patterson, J.A. Renahan, James O. Watts, and George Wolfe. Other individuals...