Audio Recording Coal company violence against union organizers in the 1920s.
About this Item
- 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
- - 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)
- American Folklife Center
- Digital Id
- Online Format
SubjectsBlair Mountain (W. Va.)
United Mineworkers of America (Umwa)
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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 December 17, 2017.)
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/>.