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Alabama coal miners

Alabama coal miners

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Published by Northwest Alabama Pub. Co. in Jasper .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Alabama
    • Subjects:
    • Coal miners -- Alabama -- Biography.,
    • Lungs -- Dust diseases.,
    • Alabama -- Social conditions.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes indexes.

      Statementas told to Carl Elliott, Sr. ; Susan Crittenden, editor.
      ContributionsElliott, Carl, 1913-, Crittenden, Susan.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD8039.M62 U6113
      The Physical Object
      Paginationv. :
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4438969M
      LC Control Number79100141

      The Alabama coal strike, or the Alabama miners' strike, was a statewide strike of the United Mine Workers of America against coal mine operators. The strike was marked by racial violence, and ended in significant defeat for the on: Walker County, Alabama. : It is Union and Liberty: Alabama Coal Miners, () and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at great prices.

      29 Coal jobs available in Alabama on Apply to Supervisor, Underground Miner, Yard Supervisor and more! This history of Alabama's coal miners documents the struggle not only between labor and management but also between interracial unionism and white supremacy. Much of Alabama's labor history is written in its coal fields. This book records the critical contribution that District 20 of the United Mine Workers of America played in the state's.

        BOLES: Coal miners have tested positive for COVID in at least two Alabama coal mines and one in Pennsylvania.   The Coal Mining Massacre America Forgot The mountains of southern West Virginia are riddled with coal—and bullets Child coal miners with mules in Gary, West Virginia in Author: Lorraine Boissoneault.


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Letwin's carefully crafted study of Alabama coal miners reminds us that organized labor had many options open to it even when it operated in the most forbidding of environments. His book adds significantly to a growing body of literature treating the enormously complex interplay of class and race in the making of the modern labor movementCited by: Letwin's carefully crafted study of Alabama coal miners reminds us that organized labor had many options open to it even when it operated in the most forbidding of environments.

His book adds significantly to a growing body of literature treating the enormously complex interplay of class and race in the making of the modern labor movement.—Price: $ The Story of Coal and Iron in Alabama, is a comprehensive and scholarly work portraying in attractive style the growth of the mineral industries in its relation to the development of the state and of the South, in preparation of which the author spent more than five years.” - Cited by: Friends Of Coal-Alabama.

10, likes 94 talking about this. ALABAMA COAL MINERSFollowers: 11K. Much of Alabama's labor history is written in its coal fields. This book records the critical contribution that District 20 of the United Mine Workers of America played in the state's labor.

The faces in these photographs of Coal Miners in and around Birmingham, Alabama reflect the difficulty of their job. These coal miners from Birmingham and Walker County, Alabama had no idea that when they went to work one cold morning in February of that their pictures would be taken by photojournalists, Arthur Rothstein and preserved in the Library of Congress forever.

This bibliography includes newspaper articles and books about mine accidents that occurred in Alabama. This is a "work-in-progress" and will be expanded as time allows.

Most resources listed are available at the Birmingham Public Library. Depending on who you talk to, there are five bituminous coalfields in Alabama: CAHABA COALFIELD (St. Clair, Jefferson, Shelby, and Bibb Counties) COOSA COALFIELD (St.

Clair and Shelby Counties) LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN COALFIELD (Dekalb, Cherokee, & Etowah Counties; and Dade, Walker, & Chatooga Counties, GA). Jefferson County Coal Miners The discovery of coal along Alabama's rivers can be traced back towhen several veterans of the Battle of New Orleans made their way into present-day central Alabama.

One group of early settlers, led by Major Jonathan Mahan, found a. Alabama Mining Accidents NAME Race DATE MINE fatal/ nonfatal Age CAUSE Page ABBOTT, GEORGE b Dec31 Coal Valley No F fall of rock 44 3 ABEL, W H AUG28 Sayreton No.2 F explosion gend X ABEL, W H Aug28 Sayreton No.2 F gas explosion usmra2 ABEL, W H AUG29 SAYRETON F 67 4 ABERCROMBIE, Anderson b NOV16 FLAT TOP F 35 76 3.

Discordance: The Cottinghams (Volume 1) – A novel inspired by the experiences of the Cottingham family who immigrated from the Eastern Shore of Virginia to Bibb County, Alabama. APPIP ERROR: amazonproducts [ TooManyRequests|The request was denied due to request throttling.

Coal is intertwined with her family history, making the stories of mining in Walker County dear to her heart. Through images contributed by Horace DeFore, the Library of Congress, the National Archives, the Mine Safety and Health Administration, the Alabama Department of Archives, and countless Walker County natives, she re-creates scenes from Brand: ArcadiaPublishing.

The Challenge of Interracial Unionism book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. This study explores a tradition of interracial union /5(5). Filed under: Coal miners -- Alabama -- Fiction.

Black Earth (New York: Hillman-Curl, ), by Thomas Rowan (page images at HathiTrust) Items below (if any) are from related and broader terms. Filed under: Coal miners. The Miners' International (Geneva, 2nd to 6th August, ), by International Labour Office (multiple formats at ).

Coal miners -- Alabama -- Fiction; Filed under: Coal miners -- Alabama -- Fiction. Black Earth (New York: Hillman-Curl, ), by Thomas Rowan (page images at HathiTrust) Items below (if any) are from related and broader terms.

Filed under: Coal miners. The Miners' International (Geneva, 2nd to 6th August, ), by International Labour Office. Book reveals how black inmates entered bondage for Birmingham's mines, plants Updated ; Posted By Thomas Spencer -- The Birmingham News.

New Alabama coal miners have high hopes as they head underground for first time. Updated ; Posted Underground coal mine training course at Bevill State. The Alabama Surface Mining Commission is the primary regulatory authority for Surface and Underground Coal Mining Operations for the State of Alabama under the Federal Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of Our office is located on the second floor of the Pinnacle Bank Building at 2nd Avenue, Jasper Alabama.

Coal mine production tables ("Fielding Data"), Employment and accident tables for metal mines, coal mines, coke ovens, quarries, and metallurgical plants, ( volumes). Microfilm copy of accident reports, ( rolls).

Reports on coal mine fatalities, The Alabama Coal Mine Fatalities Database consists of records compiled by the staff of the Government Documents Department using available annual reports of Alabama mine inspectors from through "Year of Report" refer to the year of the annual report in which a specific miner's death was listed.

In some cases, the death may have occurred in the days, weeks, or months following. Related: Alabama steel and coal producers hit with layoffs, cuts in production. Two of these locations—the No.4 and No. 7 mines in Tuscaloosa County—are the two largest coal mines in Alabama.

This history of Alabama's coal miners documents the struggle not only between labor and management but also between interracial unionism and white supremacy. Much of Alabama's labor history is written in its coal fields. This book records the critical contribution that District 20 of the United Mine Workers of America played in the state's Pages: The Alabama Coal Association was formed in by a small number of surface mining companies who recognized the need for a unified voice to cope with the modern-day issues that impact so dramatically on the mining industry.

In July,ACA merged with the Alabama Mining Institute, a 75 year old consortium of underground and surface mining.