Skip to main content

Box 13


Contains 1 Result:

Explosion in Orient Number 2 Mine (Illinois), 21 Dec 1951

 File — Box: 13, Folder: 7
Scope and Content From the Collection: The Wieck Collection contains many original documents relating to the early attempts to unionize the coal mining industry. Among these papers are circulars, membership lists and letters of the Knights of Labor and the Progressive Miners of America. The bulk of the collection, including clippings, interviews, correspondence and proceedings, is concerned with the coal mining industry and the history of the miners' unions. Items relating to T. L. Lewis, John Mitchell and John L. Lewis make up...
Dates: 1886 - 1953