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Jul 1, 2020 Anne T Lawrence
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Transcript of an audio file of an interview with Holden, West Virginia resident Edward Perry. Mr. Perry discusses living conditions in mines, the #22 Holden mine explosion, organizing mine workers in the 1920s and 1930s, and violent incidents during the West Virginia Mining Wars. LAC0006: Anne T. Lawrence Mine Workers Oral History Collection, Special Collections Research Center, George Washington University, Washington, D.C. The finding aid to this collection can be found at...
Topics: LAC0006, Labor unions, Labor unions--Organizing--United States, Coal miners--Labor...
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Jul 1, 2020 Anne T Lawrence
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Audio file of an interview with Holden, West Virginia resident Edward Perry. Mr. Perry discusses living conditions in mines, the #22 Holden mine explosion, organizing mine workers in the 1920s and 1930s, and violent incidents during the West Virginia Mining Wars. LAC0006: Anne T. Lawrence Mine Workers Oral History Collection, Special Collections Research Center, George Washington University, Washington, D.C. The finding aid to this collection can be found at...
Topics: LAC0006, Labor unions, Labor unions--Organizing--United States, Coal miners--Labor...
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Jun 26, 2020 Anne T Lawrence
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Transcripts of of an oral history interview of Ira Hager conducted by Anne T. Lawrence on September 8, 1972. Mr. Hager was a lawyer in Logan County, West Virginia and handled murder cases in addition to preparing affidavits that detailed the violation of miners civil rights. He was part of a Republican coalition organized to break the strength of the coal industry supported Democratic party in the county. LAC0006: Anne T. Lawrence Mine Workers Oral History Collection, Special Collections...
Topics: LAC0006, Labor unions, Labor unions--Organizing--United States, Coal miners--Labor...
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Jun 26, 2020 Anne T Lawrence
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Transcripts of of an oral history interview of Ira Hager conducted by Anne T. Lawrence on September 8, 1972.  Mr. Hager was a lawyer in Logan County, West Virginia and handled murder cases in addition to preparing affidavits that detailed the violation of miners civil rights. He was part of a Republican coalition organized to break the strength of the coal industry supported Democratic party in the county. LAC0006: Anne T. Lawrence Mine Workers Oral History Collection, Special Collections...
Topics: LAC0006, Labor unions, Labor unions--Organizing--United States, Coal miners--Labor...
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Jun 3, 2020 Anne T Lawrence
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Transcripts of of an oral history interview of Camden McDornan conducted by Anne T. Lawrence on October 3, 1972. Camden McDornan discussed his experience fighting in the Battle of Blair Mountain. LAC0006: Anne T. Lawrence Mine Workers Oral History Collection, Special Collections Research Center, George Washington University, Washington, D.C. The finding aid to this collection can be found at https://searcharchives.library.gwu.edu/repositories/2/resources/112.
Topics: LAC0006, Labor unions, Labor unions--Organizing--United States, Coal miners--Labor...
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Jun 3, 2020 Anne T Lawrence
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Audio recording of an oral history interview of Camden McDornan conducted by Anne T. Lawrence on October 3, 1972. Camden McDornan discussed his experience fighting in the Battle of Blair Mountain. LAC0006: Anne T. Lawrence Mine Workers Oral History Collection, Special Collections Research Center, George Washington University, Washington, D.C. The finding aid to this collection can be found at https://searcharchives.library.gwu.edu/repositories/2/resources/112.
Topics: LAC0006, Labor unions, Labor unions--Organizing--United States, Coal miners--Labor...
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May 28, 2020 Anne T Lawrence
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Audio recording of an oral history interview of Dewey Browning conducted by Anne T. Lawrence on July 3, 1972. Dewey Browning discussed the Battle of Blair Mountain and his dual role, both as a miner and employee of the sheriff's department, which allowed him to avoid the violence.  LAC0006: Anne T. Lawrence Mine Workers Oral History Collection, Special Collections Research Center, George Washington University, Washington, D.C. The finding aid to this collection can be found at...
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May 28, 2020 Anne T Lawrence
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Transcript of an oral history interview of Dewey Browning conducted by Anne T. Lawrence on July 3, 1972. Dewey Browning discussed the Battle of Blair Mountain and his dual role, both as a miner and employee of the sheriff's department, which allowed him to avoid the violence.  LAC0006: Anne T. Lawrence Mine Workers Oral History Collection, Special Collections Research Center, George Washington University, Washington, D.C. The finding aid to this collection can be found at...
Topics: LAC0006, Labor unions, Labor unions--Organizing--United States, Coal miners--Labor...
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May 27, 2020 Anne T Lawrence
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Transcript of an interview with Red Poole and Grant Howard conducted on July 19, 1972 by Anne T. Lawrence. Both Poole and Howard were veterans of the union movement in Harlan County, Kentucky and experience the Battle of Evarts firsthand. They spoke about the success, or lack thereof, of union organizing in Harlan County and the 10 year prison sentence Poole served as a result of his actions during the Battle. LAC0006: Anne T. Lawrence Mine Workers Oral History Collection, Special Collections...
Topics: LAC0006, Labor unions, Labor unions--Organizing--United States, Coal miners--Labor...
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May 27, 2020 Anne T Lawrence
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Audio file of an interview with Red Poole and Grant Howard conducted on July 19, 1972 by Anne T. Lawrence. Both Poole and Howard were veterans of the union movement in Harlan County, Kentucky and experience the Battle of Evarts firsthand. They spoke about the success, or lack thereof, of union organizing in Harlan County and the 10 year prison sentence Poole served as a result of his actions during the Battle.  LAC0006: Anne T. Lawrence Mine Workers Oral History Collection, Special Collections...
Topics: LAC0006, Labor unions, Labor unions--Organizing--United States, Coal miners--Labor...
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May 19, 2020 Anne T Lawrence
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Transcript of an audio file of an interview with retired mine worker Willie Epps conducted in 1972 by Anne T. Lawrence. Willie Epps discusses his experience as a mine worker in union and nonunion mines and his experience as a Black man in a mostly White industry.  LAC0006: Anne T. Lawrence Mine Workers Oral History Collection, Special Collections Research Center, George Washington University, Washington, D.C. The finding aid to this collection can be found at...
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May 19, 2020 Anne T Lawrence
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Audio file of an interview with retired mine worker Willie Epps conducted in 1972 by Anne T. Lawrence. Willie Epps discusses his experience as a mine worker in union and nonunion mines and his experience as a Black man in a mostly White industry.  LAC0006: Anne T. Lawrence Mine Workers Oral History Collection, Special Collections Research Center, George Washington University, Washington, D.C. The finding aid to this collection can be found at...
Topics: LAC0006, Labor unions, Labor unions--Organizing--United States, Coal miners--Labor...
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May 11, 2020 Anne T Lawrence
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Transcript of an oral history interview with union organizer Grace Jackson conducted on July 25, 1972 by Anne T. Lawrence. Grace Jackson discusses the strikes of 1912 and 1922 and some of the violence surrounding the West Virginia Mine Wars.  LAC0006: Anne T. Lawrence Mine Workers Oral History Collection, Special Collections Research Center, George Washington University, Washington, D.C. The finding aid to this collection can be found at...
Topics: LAC0006, West Virginia Mine Wars, Labor unions, Labor unions--Organizing--United States, Coal...
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May 11, 2020 Anne T Lawrence
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Audio file of an interview with union organizer Grace Jackson conducted on July 25, 1972 by Anne T. Lawrence. Grace Jackson discusses the strikes of 1912 and 1922 and some of the violence surrounding the West Virginia Mine Wars.  LAC0006: Anne T. Lawrence Mine Workers Oral History Collection, Special Collections Research Center, George Washington University, Washington, D.C. The finding aid to this collection can be found at https://searcharchives.library.gwu.edu/repositories/2/resources/112.
Topics: LAC0006, West Virginia Mine Wars, Labor unions, Labor unions--Organizing--United States, Coal...
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May 7, 2020 Anne T Lawrence
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PDF files of a transcription made of a two-part audio interview with Richard Burgett conducted on September 15, 1972. The interviewer is Anne T Lawrence. Both audio files are also available on Internet Archive.
Topics: West Virginia Mine Wars, Labor unions, Labor unions--Organizing--United States, Coal miners--Labor...
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May 7, 2020 Anne T Lawrence
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Audio files of an interview with retired mineworker Richard Burgett conducted on September 15, 1972 by Anne T. Lawrence. LAC0006:  Anne T. Lawrence Mine Workers Oral History Collection, Special Collections Research Center, George Washington University, Washington, D.C. The finding aid to this collection can be found at https://searcharchives.library.gwu.edu/repositories/2/resources/112. Digital copies created from cassette tapes.
Topics: LAC0006, Labor unions, Labor unions--Organizing--United States, Coal miners--Labor...
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May 1, 2020 Anne T Lawrence
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Audio file of an interview with retired union organizer Sid Conley conducted on September 20, 1972. The interviewer was Anne Lawrence. Mr. Conley discusses his experience working in union and nonunion mines as well as his experience during the Battle of Blair Mountain.
Topics: West Virginia Mine Wars, Labor unions, Labor unions--Organizing--United States, Coal miners--Labor...
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May 1, 2020 Anne T Lawrence
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PDF file of a transcription made of an audio interview with Sid Conley conducted on September 20, 1972. The interviewer is Anne Lawrence. The audio file is also available on Internet Archive.
Topics: West Virginia Mine Wars, Labor unions, Labor unions--Organizing--United States, Coal miners--Labor...