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Title
Coal company violence against union organizers in the 1920s.
Contributor Names
Bailey, Dave (Interviewee)
Gunnoe, Dewey (Interviewee)
Hufford, Mary, 1952- (Interviewer)
Created / Published
June 28, 1996
Subject Headings
-  Union organizers
-  United Mineworkers of America (UMWA)
-  Nineteen twenties
-  Open range
-  Labor history
-  Blair Mountain (W. Va.)
-  Evictions
-  Company thugs
-  march on
-  Robert Meadows
-  Stewart, Bob
-  Wiley, King
-  Ethnography
-  Interviews
-  West Virginia -- Raleigh County -- Stickney
Genre
Ethnography
Interviews
Notes
-  Event: Visit to Dewey Gunnoe's home.
-  Dave Bailey took Lyntha Eiler and I to meet his friends and neighbors, Dewey and Dorothy Gunnoe. Dewey, a staunch union man, is now retired from the mines, where he served as shop steward. Our conversation unfolded on Dewey's porch, amid the sounds of traffic and coal trucks on Route 3. From there we surveyed his garden, lush with corn, beans, greens, and tomatoes supported by roof bolts from the mines.
Call Number/Physical Location
AFC 1999/008: CRF-MH-A136
Source Collection
Coal River Folklife Collection (AFC 1999/008)
Repository
American Folklife Center
Digital Id
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.afc/afccmns.136001
Online Format
audio

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Chicago citation style:

Bailey, Dave, Dewey Gunnoe, and Mary Hufford. Coal Company Violence Against Union Organizers in the 1920s. 1996. Audio. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/cmns001904/. (Accessed September 30, 2016.)

APA citation style:

Bailey, D., Gunnoe, D. & Hufford, M. (1996) Coal Company Violence Against Union Organizers in the 1920s. [Audio] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/cmns001904/.

MLA citation style:

Bailey, Dave, Dewey Gunnoe, and Mary Hufford. Coal Company Violence Against Union Organizers in the 1920s. 1996. Audio. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <https://www.loc.gov/item/cmns001904/>.