Photo, Print, Drawing United Mine Workers of America (UMWA) local, housed in former church
About this Item
- United Mine Workers of America (UMWA) local, housed in former church
- Contributor Names
- Pritt, Charlotte (Depicted)
- Eiler, Lyntha Scott (Photographer)
- Created / Published
- January 31, 1996
- Subject Headings
- - Year-round work
- - Mining
- - Winter
- - January
- - Signs
- - Evacuations
- - UMWA local in former church
- - United Mineworkers of America (UMWA)
- - Photographs
- - Ethnography
- - West Virginia -- Raleigh County -- Marfork
- - West Virginia -- Raleigh County -- Packsville
- - When Marfork Coal company, a subsidiary of Massey Coal Services, opened a non-union mine at Marfork, just above Packsville, the local union opened an outpost at the church. The signs on the church register the church's support for the UMWA and the UMWA's support for Charlotte Pritt, the Democratic candidate for governor in 1996, who lost to Governor Underwood, the Coal industry's candidate.
- 35 mm Color Slide
- Call Number/Physical Location
- AFC 1999/008: CRF-LE-C065-06
- Source Collection
- Coal River Folklife Collection (AFC 1999/008)
- American Folklife Center
- Digital Id
- Online Format
FormatPhoto, Print, Drawing
ContributorsEiler, Lyntha Scott
Umwa Local in Former Church
United Mineworkers of America (Umwa)
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Pritt, Charlotte, and Lyntha Scott Eiler. United Mine Workers of America UMWA local, housed in former church. Marfork Packsville Raleigh County West Virginia, 1996. Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/cmns000178/. (Accessed May 25, 2017.)
APA citation style:
Pritt, C. & Eiler, L. S. (1996) United Mine Workers of America UMWA local, housed in former church. Marfork Packsville Raleigh County West Virginia, 1996. [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/cmns000178/.
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Pritt, Charlotte, and Lyntha Scott Eiler. United Mine Workers of America UMWA local, housed in former church. Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <https://www.loc.gov/item/cmns000178/>.