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Papers of Anthony L. Asher, who served as a U. S. Army explosives instructor staff officer in France during World War I and later organized and commanded Company K, 150th Infantry, West Virginia National Guard during the West Virginia mine wars. Includes correspondence relating to Company K, 150th Infantry, West Virginia National Guard (and to military charges brought against Asher for theft and unauthorized absence) and photographs.
This photograph album includes images of coal mining operations and related industries within West Virginia and Virginia.
Geological Map of a Portion of the Flat-Top Coal Field Showing the Approximate Outcrop of the Pocahontas or No. 3 Coal Bed in McDowell County, West Virginia
Map shows the coal beds at Flat-Top Coal Fields in McDowell County, West Virginia. It contains an index of openings in the coal bed, and a scale of sections, as well as a key to limestone and shale locations.
Map shows Pocahontas Coal Field, with index of mines and their owners. Map is bordered by images of the mines listed on the map.
The Mullens Smokeless Coal Company Records consist mainly of ledgers and cash books which detail company accounts, coal buyers, and billings. Also included are certificates of capital stock, Mining Laws from the West Virginia Legislature, and various publications pertaining to coal mining. Based in Mullens, West Virginia, the Mullens Smokeless Coal Company was owned by Harry Meade and also known as Harmco Smokeless Coal Company.
Typescript drafts and research materials--including photocopies of interview transcripts, court documents, and printed materials--for Lon Savage's book, Thunder in the Mountains: the West Virginia Mine War, 1920-21.
Map shows the Great Kanawha Coal Field, in West Virginia. In addition to the map, which identifies title claimants and contains some hand-written annotations, the map provides navigational and distance charts, descriptions of rail and water communication, improvements to the area, and geological descriptions, especially regarding coal deposits.