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World War, 1939-1945 -- Labor

Subject Source: Local Lc

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Pocahontas Operators Association, Records

Collection Number: A&M 2796
Overview The minutes, correspondence, and financial records of the Pocahontas Operators Association and of its successors, the Smokeless Operators Association and the Southern Virginias Operators Association. Topics mentioned are foreign competition, environmental legislation, labor strife and union negotiations, and lobbying efforts in Congress and with state legislatures. Special mention is made of the conditions in the coal industry during World War II, the impact of the Taft-Hartley Act on...
Dates: 1941-1973

West Virginia Ordnance Works, Publisher, Employee Newsletter "The Echo"

Collection Number: A&M 4383
Content Description

Six issues of "The Echo", a newsletter published by the employees of the West Virginia Ordnance Works. Content of the newsletters includes introductions of new employees; recognition of exceptional performances; updates regarding the facility; and news regarding the progress of the war, particularly the role of ordnance. The West Virginia Ordnance Works (WVOW) was a United States Army ammunition manufacturing facility located in Point Pleasant, West Virginia that operated from 1942-1945.

Dates: 1945