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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 15 Collections and/or Records:

Tennessee Historical Newspapers

Collection Number: A&M 3402

Nineteenth century newspapers published in Tennessee, including, among others: The Western Balance (4/7/1830, Franklin); The Western Cabinet (8/21/1830, Fayetteville); Nashville True Whig (8/26,27/1853); and the Confederate paper Daily Rebel Banner (4/4/1863, Shelbyville).

Dates: 1830-1863

United Mine Workers of America, Health and Retirement Fund, Director John D. Winebrenner, Records

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...
Dates: 1948-1972

Van Amberg Bittner (1885-1949), Labor Leader, Papers

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,...
Dates: 1908-1961

Walter Bledsoe and Company, Archives

Collection Number: A&M 2567

Picture guidebook of a coal distributorship founded in 1910 in Terre Haute, Indiana. Gives a brief history of coal mining in Indiana, Illinois, Kentucky, and Tennessee, and a description of company mines in each state.

Dates: n.d.

William E. Brooks (1875-1960), Collector, Papers

Collection Number: A&M 0485
Overview Civil War materials collected by Dr. Brooks in writing his biographies of Grant and Lee. Included are pamphlets, scrapbooks, newspapers, photographs, and originals and copies of soldiers' letters, journals, and military reports. There are typed copies of a journal, 3 November-2 December 1863, of a civilian observer in Tennessee, who was at Grant's headquarters at the Battle of Chattanooga; letters, 1861-1864, of William Ludwig, a private in the Thirty-fourth Ohio Volunteer Infantry in...
Dates: ca. 1825-1944