The following books and articles relating to miscellaneous coal conflict can be found at the Archives and History Library.


Bailey, Kenneth R. "Hawk's Nest Coal Company Strike, January, 1880." West Virginia History 30, no. 4 (Charleston, WV: Archives and History, Culture and History, July 1969): 625- 34.

__________. "'Tell the Boys to Fall into Line': United Mine Workers of America Strikes in West Virginia, January-June, 1894." West Virginia History 32, no. 4 (Charleston, WV: Archives and History, Culture and History, July 1971): 224-37.

Bruce, Robert V. 1877: Year of Violence, Indianapolis, New York, Bobbs-Merrill Company, 1959.
331.892 B83.

Cole, Merle T. "Martial Law in West Virginia and Major Davis as 'Emperor of Tug River'." West Virginia History 43, no. 2 (Charleston, WV: Archives and History, Culture and History, Winter 1982): 118-144.

Committee on Interstate Commerce. Conditions in the Coal Fields of Pennsylvania, West Virginia and Ohio, Washington DC, Printing Office, Volume 1, 2, 1928.
331.8928 U58p.

Constitutional Government Overthrown, The Coal Miners of West Virginia Plundered, Profaned and Disinherited, Present Their Case at the Bar of the Nation's Conscience, Charleston, West Virginia, McClure and Fisher Printers, n. d.
331.8928 C758c.

Corbin, David Alan. The West Virginia Mine Wars: An Anthology, Charleston, West Virginia, Appalachian Editions, 1990.
331.89 W521c.

Featherling, Dale. Mother Jones, The Miners' Angel: A Portrait, Carbondale, Illinois, Southern Illinois University Press, 1969.
331.88 F43

Hadsell, Richard M. and William E. Coffey. "From Law and Order to Class Warfare: Baldwin-Felts Detectives in the Southern West Virginia Coal Fields." West Virginia History 40, no. 3 (Charleston, WV: Archives and History, Culture and History, Spring 1979): 268-86.

Hess, J. W. Struggle in the Coal Fields, The Autobiography of Fred Mooney, West Virginia University Foundation, Parsons, West Virginia, McClain Printing Company, 1967.
331.881 M77.

Lee, Howard Burton. Bloodletting in Appalachia: The Story of West Virginia's Four Mine Wars and Other Thrilling Incidents of its Coal Fields, Morgantown, West Virginia, West Virginia University, 1969.
331.89 L51.

Lunt, Richard D. Law and Order vs. the Miners: West Virginia, 1907-1933, Charleston, West Virginia, Appalachian Editions, 1979.
331. 881 L964.

McCormick, Charles H. "The Death of Constable Riggs: Ethnic Conflict in Marion County in the World War I Era." West Virginia History 52 (Charleston, WV: Archives and History, Culture and History, 1993): 33-58. [online]

Mulcahy, Richard P. A Social Contract for the Coal Fields: The Rise and Fall of the United Mine Workers of America Welfare and Retirement Fund, Knoxville, Tennessee, University of Tennessee Press, 2000.
362.1088 M954.

Report and Proceedings of Widen Strike Committee. Appendix-Journal of House of Delegates, 51st Legislature of West Virginia, Regular Session, 1953.
Z9 W5 1953.

Robertson, Thomas J. and Ronald L. Lewis. "Conflict at Coal River Collieries: The UMWA vs. the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers." West Virginia History 52 (Charleston, WV: Archives and History, Culture and History, 1993): 73-90. [online]

Savage, Lon. Thunder in the Mountains: The West Virginia Mine War, 1920-21, Pittsburgh, University of Pittsburgh Press, 1990.
331.89 S264

Scholten, Pat Creech, "The Old Mother and Her Army: The Agitative Strategies of Mary Harris Jones." West Virginia History 40, no. 4 (Charleston, WV: Archives and History, Culture and History, Summer 1979): 365-74.

Sullivan, Ken. The Goldenseal Book of the West Virginia Mine Wars: Articles Reprinted From the Goldenseal Magazine, 1977-1991, Charleston, West Virginia, Pictorial Histories Publishing, 1991.
331.892 G618s

Toothman, Fred R. Great Coal Leaders of West Virginia, Huntington, West Virginia, Vandalia Book Company, 1998.
331.8928 T672.

United States Senate, Subcommittee on Education and Labor, Conditions in the Paint Creek District, West Virginia. Washington, Governnment Printing Office, 1913.
331.8928 U58c

Urwin, Cathy Kunzinger. "The Coal Strikes of 1943." West Virginia History 45 (Charleston, WV: Archives and History, Culture and History, 1984): 91-107.


Even the Heavens Weep: The West Virginia Mine Wars [videorecordings], Lou Buttino, writer. Institute, West Virginia: The Humanities Council of West Virginia, WPBY. [video can be viewed in-house] or purchase a copy from Educational Broadcasting Authority.


"1894 Eagle Mine War Recalled; Noose Escaped by Newsman," Charleston Daily Mail, 3- 9-1941.
"Lewis Won Wartime Strike at Price of Wrath of U. S. ," Charleston Gazette, 5-15- 1950.
"New Book Tells of Bloody Mine Wars," Beckley Post-Herald, 11-17-1969.
"Operators Cave In, 82-Day Walkout Yields Nearly All Miners Wanted," Welch Daily News, 2-25-1978.
"West Virginia Hard Hit by Long Coal Strike That Idles Almost 10% of State's Workers," Wall Street Journal, 11-11-1971.
"West Virginia Miners Work as Moore Backs Down," United Mine Workers Journal, March 16-31, 1974.

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