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1980s Southwest Virginia Coal Miners Strike
 
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1980s Southwest Virginia Coal Miners Strike
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Pittston Coal Strike
 
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An account of a coal strike in Southwest Virginia pitting the UMWA against the mighty Pittston Coal Company.... 1989
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Coal Mining Filth near Clintwood, Virginia
 
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I took this video the day after my mother nearly wrecked coming home at night. The mud was enough to cover her headlights and windshield reducing her visability. Highway 83 is one of the primary routes into Dickenson County, Virignia and to Clintwood from Wise County and US 23. Why should it be so filthy just two miles into the county? Call Paramont Coal @ (276) 679-7020 and ask them to put in truck washes like those up Roda, Virginia.
Views: 10855 ThoughtfulCoalMiner
NBC Coal Strike.wmv
 
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Jackson Bain report on NBC Nightly News Coverage of a violent strike in Southwestern Virginia in 1979
Views: 775 Jackson Bain
Coal Mining Filth near Clintwood, Virginia
 
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I took this video the day after my mother nearly wrecked coming home at night. The mud was enough to cover her headlights and windshield reducing her visability. Highway 83 is one of the primary routes into Dickenson County, Virignia and to Clintwood from Wise County and US 23. Why should it be so filthy just two miles into the county? Call Paramont Coal @ (276) 679-7020 and ask them to put in truck washes like those up Roda, Virginia.
Views: 218 Lavanyalatha k2
Virginia Tech experts share data on coal in SW Virginia
 
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Coal's decline will impact the region, say experts from the Office of Economic Development
Views: 591 vtoutreachvideo
Coal Strike In America (1941)
 
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Unused / unissued material - dates unclear or unknown. United States of America (USA). Various shots, strikers, trades union members, agitators hanging around pit-head. There are a few shots of people throwing stones. Some of the strikers are African Americans, mainly however they are white. MS Group of miners entering cage and descending into coal mine. GV Silent pit-head. GV Over smoky industrial area. MS Party of miners coming out of cage at end of shift. MS shot of row of buildings with flames coming from roof top chimneys - not clear what these are. N.B. Paperwork suggests this is material from a coal strike in the US in December 1941. FILM ID:596.04 A VIDEO FROM BRITISH PATHÉ. EXPLORE OUR ONLINE CHANNEL, BRITISH PATHÉ TV. IT'S FULL OF GREAT DOCUMENTARIES, FASCINATING INTERVIEWS, AND CLASSIC MOVIES. http://www.britishpathe.tv/ FOR LICENSING ENQUIRIES VISIT http://www.britishpathe.com/ British Pathé also represents the Reuters historical collection, which includes more than 120,000 items from the news agencies Gaumont Graphic (1910-1932), Empire News Bulletin (1926-1930), British Paramount (1931-1957), and Gaumont British (1934-1959), as well as Visnews content from 1957 to the end of 1979. All footage can be viewed on the British Pathé website. https://www.britishpathe.com/
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Moonshine in Southwest Virginia
 
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Franklin County, VA. Some call it the Moonshine capitol of the world. Some would disagree, but whether it's made in Franklin Co. or Smyth Co., you can still say the best moonshine is made in Southwest Virginia. Trust me, I know. :P Nothin' like that good ol' white lightnin'!
Views: 6497 TheBoxingButterfly
1984-85 Coal Miners Strike.
 
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This was hardest year of my life, My ex wife kicked me out and I was homeless with no money but thanks to People who support striking mines I had a house & moved in with only a Mattress to sleep on and survived on food parcel's for a year.
Views: 455 Clive Worth
Justice in the Coalfields trailer
 
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an Appalshop film by Anne Lewis about the Pittston coal strike. It's the 20-year anniversary of a strike that rings out as an example of worker and community solidarity. More than 1,700 coal miners in southwest Virginia and West Virginia walked out after the company revoked the health care of pensioners, disabled miners and their families, and widows. There were 4,000 arrests for nonviolent civil disobedience. Issues include the demand for universal health care, global energy, lay offs, and the Right to Work law.
Views: 3720 Anne Lewis
The Coal Town System
 
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West Virginia coal operators built small, company-owned towns for their miners to live in. The coal towns were almost always unincorporated; there were no elected officials, no independent police forces. Owners hired private detective agencies to watch over their workforce. Company towns were also untethered from the free market competition owners usually championed. "The Mine Wars" premieres January 26, 2016 on American Experience PBS.
Views: 10635 AmericanExperiencePBS
Our Coal in Southwest Virginia....
 
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I couldn't help but record Norfolk Southern Trains hauling our Coal through Richlands, VA...This is what our region of Southwest Virginia depends on to feed our families...We are coal miners...
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1958 Mine explosion kills 22 in Bishop, Va.
 
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10/28/58 At Bishop, Virginia meanwhile------(start film)------officials of the Pocahontas Fuel Company say yesterdays blast that killed 22 miners-----(show film)------apparently was caused by an improperly placed dynamite fuse. The official, who declined to be identified, accompanied rescue parties into the explosion torn mine yesterday. He said the physical situation in the blast area and the way the bodies were found inducated the cause. Company officials, West Virginia Bureau of Mines representatives, and United Mine Workers officials probed the blast area today seeking the cause of the blast which occurred near the point where 37 miners died in February, 1957. The sheet wrapped bodied of the 22 killed yesterday were brought to the surface late yesterday. A grim-faced crowd of some 5000 persons milled around the entrance to the min as rescue operations proceeded. The mine at Bishop is about 25 miles southwest of Bluefield. The Chief of the West Virginia Bureau of Mines, Crawford Wilson called to the surface that the 22 trapped men were all dead. The bodies were badly burned. 188 men were working in that part of the tunnel when the blast occurred. 166 walked out safely. Women fainted...and children looked on.....as the pitifil scene illegible/ It took four rescue teams to bring the bodies out of the mine. Wilson called the tragedy "shocking". The Bureau of Mines will later issues the official statement listing the cause of the blast. And while the investigation continues.....the WSLS-TV newsfilm crew is at this moment standing by at Summersville, awaiting the word on the latest blast in an area coal mine. Reporter Ed Thomas and Photographer John Gilbert had barely returned to Roanoke, when the second such disaster in two days sent them sourrying tillegible/ another grisly scene of hopeful waiting....waiting for word on the fate of miners trapped beneath the surface.
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Drawing the Line At Pittston
 
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News You Can Use: Fall 1990 #42 This program chronicles the year-long miners strike against the Pittston Mine Company in western Virginia. Though a landmark event in the history of labor (one of the largest labor disputes in the last fifty years), this working people's strike garnered little attention in the mainstream media. Using interviews with striking miners and their families, members of the clergy, labor leaders, students, and others affected by the strike this program documents the gradual political awakening of a community whose livelihood is threatened by corporate greed. Run time 28:00 Produced by Paper Tiger TV (NY, NY)
Views: 1206 Deep Dish TV
ASAC Coalition Supports Southwest Virginia Program that Helps Coal Miners Beat Substance Abuse
 
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Dont let substance abuse cost you your right to work in a Virginia coal mine.
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Virginia Program Helps Coal Miners Beat Substance Abuse
 
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Dont let substance abuse cost you your right to work in a Virginia coal mine.
Views: 801 Virginia Government
Ten days after a West Virginia coal mine explosion killed 29 miners President Barack
 
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Ten days after a West Virginia coal mine explosion killed 29 miners President Barack Obama ordered immediate inspections of US mines with bad safety records.
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VAMineRescue
 
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The Virginia Department of Mines, Minerals and Energy started a mine rescue team in 2016. It is the first state team in the Commonwealth's history and will provide emergency response to all underground coal mines in Virginia. Services will also be offered to mineral mines.
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Two New Coal Mines to Be Built in West Virginia and Virginia
 
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According to coal developers, a $90 million investment will open two new mines in West Virginia and Virginia at some point in 2017. On Tuesday, Kentucky-based Ramaco Development announced that it has completed a $90 million deal with two private equity firms to build the mines. In a statement, Ramaco said the mines will extract metallurgical coal, the type used for steel production. The company's CEO Randall Atkins told The AP following the announcement that the mines will create over 400 jobs in regions that have seen unemployment numbers recently rise. http://hosted2.ap.org/APDEFAULT/386c25518f464186bf7a2ac026580ce7/Article_2016-09-06-US--New%20Coal%20Mines/id-11cab5324e9f4622bf02ec88ec6222cb http://www.wochit.com This video was produced by YT Wochit Business using http://wochit.com
Views: 1459 Wochit Business
Best Coal Mine Roof Rock Fall After Pillaring
 
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Rock fall while pillaring inside a mine in Southwest Virginia. 11/14
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Trailer - V I  Coal Miners` Strike 1912 - 1914
 
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http://micbery.wix.com/mthepodcast#!film/v18k5
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Coal Town - Pocahontas, Virginia
 
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Journey back to the beginning of coal mining in the Appalachians and the beginning of a new culture of people. Through oral histories, the film profiles the history and culture of the people. It features historic landmarks, such as the 70 year old exhibition mine, the 1883 company store, the 125 year old cemetery, the 1895 Opera House and various churches and buildings throughout town. In addition to the interviews of area residents, there are interviews with college professors, a local congressman, and local leaders. "Our hope is that people come away from watching and feel like we did when we first visited Pocahontas. The buildings are incredible, the history is fantastic, but neither compare to the real hidden treasures of the area, the stories of the people." Dan McCoig Own this 2011 remixed version DVD (includes a slide show with nearly 100 behind the scene and historical photos) https://www.createspace.com/302829 Will be available soon at the Pocahontas Mine in Pocahontas, Virginia Visit http://www.pocahontasva.org/
Views: 62878 Dan Traveling
UMWA members take to the streets of Washington, D C  to save health benefits
 
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Thousands of coal miners from the Southeast including dozens from Southwest Virginia are in Washington, D.C. for a march. The United Mine Workers of America are staging the protest to convince federal lawmakers to pass a bill that will insure health benefits for retirees remain in place. The bill has been a contentious point amongst GOP members. The union contends the end of those benefits is not possible after legislation passed by President Harry Truman in 1946 that guarantees lifetime care. Coal companies have cut the health insurance of many retirees, both union and non union, because of massive losses in the global coal market that some in the industry blame on EPA over-regulation of the industry.
Coal Mining In Appalachia Kentucky and Virginia
 
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Coal Mining In Appalachia Kentucky and Virginia West Virginia
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Coal mine workers and dairymen battle with troops during their strike in United S...HD Stock Footage
 
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Link to order this clip: http://www.criticalpast.com/video/65675054995_industrial-strike_National-Relief-Administration_miners-strike_dairymen-injured Historic Stock Footage Archival and Vintage Video Clips in HD. Coal mine workers and dairymen battle with troops during their strike in United States. Coal mine workers' strike in Brownsville, Pennsylvania, and the dairymen clash with State troopers in Boonville, New York. Brownsville, Pennsylvania : Several tents in view. The guards move in the area. The miners during the strike in the Fayette Country coal-fields. The miners stand in a group near a building. The National Guardsmen set up machine guns and patrol the area. A truck arrives along a road. Men beside the truck. National Relief Administration personnel discuss with miners and employees to settle the dispute. Several vehicles in a line move along the road. Boonville, New York : Farmers prevent milk deliveries to wholesale shippers until prices are raised. A farmer pours out the milk from a can in a dairy farm. A few cows in front of a building. Two dairymen, injured during the clash with the State troopers. Location: Brownsville Pennsylvania. Date: August 7, 1933. Visit us at www.CriticalPast.com: 57,000+ broadcast-quality historic clips for immediate download. Fully digitized and searchable, the CriticalPast collection is one of the largest archival footage collections in the world. All clips are licensed royalty-free, worldwide, in perpetuity. CriticalPast offers immediate downloads of full-resolution HD and SD masters and full-resolution time-coded screeners, 24 hours a day, to serve the needs of broadcast news, TV, film, and publishing professionals worldwide. Still photo images extracted from the vintage footage are also available for immediate download. CriticalPast is your source for imagery of worldwide events, people, and B-roll spanning the 20th century.
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Southwest Virginians Depend on Coal
 
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The people of Southwest Virginia explain how their lives rely on coal.
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Forced
 
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"Coal is a way of life here in Southwest Virginia, and my family has been mining for four generations. But Tim Kaine stands with a 'War on Coal' that is causing power plants to close down, costing our neighbors thousands of jobs and raising our electricity costs. George Allen is the leader we can count on to stand up for Southwest Virginia. George Allen is for us." -- Jay Swiney
Views: 774 GeorgeAllenVA
Coal Mine Explosion Kills 13, Traps 20 in Southwest China
 
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Thirteen miners have been confirmed dead as of Monday night, after an explosion at a coal mine in southwest China's Chongqing Municipality that morning. A total of 35 miners were working underground at the privately-owned Jinshangou Coal Mine in Laisu Township when the gas explosion occurred at 11:30. Two miners escaped, while 20 others remain unaccounted for, the Chongqing Municipal Coal Mine Safety Inspection Bureau said on Monday night. The bureau ordered all coal mines in the municipality to stop production and complete safety checks. Hundreds of rescuers including firefighters, armed police, and mining workers are at the site searching for the missing miners. Chongqing Mayor Huang Qifan visited the site on Monday night and inspected the rescue operations. According to its license, the mine has a designed capacity 60,000 tons of coal per year. http://www.cctvplus.com/news/20161101/8035581.shtml#!language=1 Subscribe us on Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/c/CCTVPlus CCTV+ official website: http://www.cctvplus.com/ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/cctv-news-content Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/NewsContent.CCTVPLUS Twitter: https://twitter.com/CCTV_Plus
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Virginia Coal Mine Coke Ovens And Railroad Spur Line
 
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A photo & video compilation made of the historic Virginia Coal Mine coke ovens site and the Birmingham Mineral Railroad spur line that connected to it. The Virginia Coal Mine was originally owned and operated by Gulf States Steel in the 1890's and later purchased by the Republic Steel Company in the early 1900's. The coal mine site has long since been wiped away but the coke ovens nearby are still accessible. The Louisville & Nashville Railroads Birmingham Mineral Division built a spur line to the coal mine in the 1890's off of its Blue Creek line to connect with it and transport the coal & coke to the blast furnaces at the Thomas Blast Furnace in Birmingham. Today the trestle remains can be seen on Johns Road in southwest Jefferson County and the trestle remains over Valley Creek are accessible during winter months. Hopefully more exploring can be done then of this historic site.
Views: 49 MrTropics64
1989 STRIKE + alex-state.mov
 
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My State NHD 2011 documentary. I was in Junior Individual. I did not make it to Nationals because of some technical difficulties with the college's computers.
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Don Blankenship Laughs: 'That's A Lot Of Coal For A Strike'
 
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In a 1986 documentary, Massey Energy CEO Don Blankenship -- then head of its Rawls subsidiary -- laughs at how easy it is to bust a union strike in Blackberry Creek, WV, since the profits from coal far outweigh the damages the union miners can inflict. For information on the film, "Mine War on Blackberry Creek," contact Anne Lewis at [email protected]
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First Coal Miners' Strike in Decades?
 
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New Coal Mines After $90M Investment
 
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Ramaco Development appears to be bucking the overall downward trend in the coal industry by opening up two new mines. Though the rest of the coal industry is reporting closed mines and bankruptcies, the Kentucky-based company has picked out these new mines and will be investing $90 million in getting them opened. West Virginia's Elk Creek Mine and Virginia's Berwind Mine are expected to operate for around 17 years. The mines will provide over 400 jobs in areas where the unemployment rate is at least triple the national average. Ramaco plans to start shipping coal from these mines by 2018, noting that they are already talking to potential buyers and seeking out contracts. http://hosted2.ap.org/APDEFAULT/386c25518f464186bf7a2ac026580ce7/Article_2016-09-06-US--New%20Coal%20Mines/id-4f5dbdcd3c1d427cb60b66fd15ee890b http://www.wochit.com This video was produced by YT Wochit News using http://wochit.com
Views: 187 Wochit News
Pocahontas Mine tour pt1
 
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Mining tour at the museum at Pocahontas Virginia
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Coal Miners Strike 1949
 
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Coal Miners Strike 1949
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coal mining west va
 
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7/7/2009
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TCB NPR Massey Coal Interview
 
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My interview with Noah Adams on NPR's All Things Considered about the AT Massey coal strike in West Virginia, circa 1985
Views: 301 Thomas Buell Jr.
CONSOL Energy selling 5 W.Va. coal mines
 
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CONSOL Energy has struck a $3.5 billion deal to sell all five of its longwall coal mines in West Virginia, as well as its river and dock operations, which includes 600 barges and 21 towboats.
Views: 769 WTAE-TV Pittsburgh
New details to be revealed in 28-year-old Southwest Virginia murder case
 
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Southwest Virginia cold case
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West Virginia coal miners protest NRA manipulation
 
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CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Union leaders say a National Rifle Association film crew tried to coerce West Virginia miners into bad-mouthing presidential hopeful Barack Obama on camera, and that the union plans a brief work stoppage in protest. The United Mine Workers will call for the stoppage at Consol's Blacksville No. 2 mine next week, union President Cecil Roberts said Monday at a news conference with representatives of Obama's West Virginia campaign in Charleston. Roberts said the union, which has endorsed Democrat Obama for president, is unhappy that Consol allowed the camera crew to ask miners leading questions about the candidate such as: "What do you think about losing your Second Amendment rights?" "This, I think, is an attempt to try to twist the facts here," he said. "We're just hoping people aren't misled." ... She tried to lead me into how to word the answers," Toothman said. "I ended the conversation about that point." Foyles never went on camera after watching the crew coach a co-worker's answers about her "concerns" about Obama. "It was my impression they wanted me to bash Barack Obama," Foyles said. A Consol spokesman did not immediately return a call seeking comment. Roberts called Obama a "great defender" of the right to keep and bear arms and said running mate Joe Biden is a gun owner. "None of us believe that Barack Obama is going to take anyone's guns," Roberts said. A UMW official said the union represents 450 of the 500 employees at the mine in Monongalia County. UMW contracts allow "memorial periods," which halt production by allowing members an unpaid day off.
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Mine Workers Union and Families Sue to Open Massey Coal Mine Probe
 
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Mine Workers Union and Families Sue to Open Federal Probe Into Deadly Massey Coal Mine Explosion Just a few weeks before the April 20th explosion on BP's Deepwater Horizon rig in the Gulf, 29 coal miners died after an explosion at Massey Energy's Upper Big Branch Mine in West Virginia. Although the Mine Safety and Health Administration has launched an investigation into the disaster, unlike the open federal investigation into the BP oil spill, the probe into Massey is taking place entirely behind closed doors. The United Mine Workers of America and families of victims killed in the West Virginia coal mine explosion recently filed suit in federal court to open up the federal investigation. We speak to journalist Jeff Biggers.
Views: 312 mediagrrl9
KY Coal Strikers
 
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Marvin Lutes, Deputy U.S. Marshal (ret), recounts his time in Eastern Kentucky during the coal mine strikes of the late 1970s.
Appalachian coal country
 
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When Notre Dame de Namur Sr. Kathleen O'Hagan and St. Joseph Sr. Gretchen Shaffer arrived in Mingo County, West Virginia, in 1976, nearly everyone was economically poor.
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Good Ole SouthWest VA
 
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TRIBUTE TO THE WV MINERS
 
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THIS IS A VIDEO TRIBUTE FOR FAMILIES FRIENDS LOVED ONES WHO LOST THEIR FALLEN WEST VIRGINIA COAL MINER
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1937 Coal Miners Hold Sit-Down Strike 250001-61 | Footage Farm
 
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If you wish to acquire broadcast quality material of this reel or want to know more about our Public Domain collection, contact us at [email protected] 1937 - Depression Strikes 01:53:12 Pit head, crowd of women & children watch, MCU. 01:53:16 Miners go down in cage, wheels turning. Underground, miners wearing helmets stage sit-in. Playing cards. Sleeping. Miners cheer. CUs. 1937 Organized Workers; Unions; Depression; Illinois Coal Mining; NOTE: Miners of PMA Local 1 staged sit-down street for nine days in Mine #4.
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