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The Resource Thunder in the mountains : the West Virginia mine war, 1920-21, Lon Savage

Thunder in the mountains : the West Virginia mine war, 1920-21, Lon Savage

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Thunder in the mountains : the West Virginia mine war, 1920-21
Title
Thunder in the mountains
Title remainder
the West Virginia mine war, 1920-21
Statement of responsibility
Lon Savage
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The West Virginia mine war of 1920-21, a major civil insurrection of unusual brutality on both sides, even by the standards of the coal fields, involved thousands of union and nonunion miners, state and private police, militia, and federal troops. Before it was over, three West Virginia counties were in open rebellion, much of the state was under military rule, and bombers of the U.S. Army Air Corps had been dispatched against striking miners. The origins of this civil war were in the Draconian rule of the coal companies over the fiercely proud miners of Appalachia. It began in the small r
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
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1928-
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Savage, Lon
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Pittsburgh series in social and labor history
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  • Coal Strike (West Virginia : 1920-1921)
  • Coal Strike, W. Va., 1920-1921
  • BUSINESS & ECONOMICS
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • West Virginia
  • Grève du charbon (Virginie-Occidentale, États-Unis ; 1920-1921)
  • Grèves et lock-out
Label
Thunder in the mountains : the West Virginia mine war, 1920-21, Lon Savage
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published: Elliston, Va. :Northcross House, 1986
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 183-188) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Foreword; Introduction; Acknowledgments; 1. ""On to Mingo""; 2. Everyone called him ""Sid""; 3. The Battle of Matewan; 4. ""We have organized all the camps""; 5. ""The most complete deadlock of any industrial struggle""; 6. It's good to have friends""; 7. ""Our citizens are being shot down like rats""; 8. "". . . to clean up Mingo County""; 9. ""You saw nothing wrong in that?""; 10. ""Don't shoot him any more!""; 11. ""There can be no peace""; 12. ""We'll hang Don Chafin to a sour apple tree!""; 13. ""No armed mob will cross Logan County""; 14. ""It's your real Uncle Sam""
  • 15. ""By God, we're goin' through""16. ""We wouldn't revolt against the national guv'ment""; 17. ""The thugs are coming""; 18. ""There was a different feeling""; 19. ""I, Warren G. Harding ... do hereby command""; 20. ""Bring your raincoats and machine guns""; 21. ""Bullets were hissing back and forth""; 22. ""Things slacked off after we ate""; 23. ""These strange new craft""; 24. ""The miners have withdrawn their lines""; 25. ""It was Uncle Sam did it""; Epilogue; Notes; Bibliography; lndex
Control code
ocn887803602
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xix, 195 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780822971429
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
illustrations, map
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  • 22573/ctt6b53ch
  • ab29f743-2bd2-42f8-a822-ecbd857da56c
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not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)887803602
Label
Thunder in the mountains : the West Virginia mine war, 1920-21, Lon Savage
Publication
Note
Originally published: Elliston, Va. :Northcross House, 1986
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 183-188) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Foreword; Introduction; Acknowledgments; 1. ""On to Mingo""; 2. Everyone called him ""Sid""; 3. The Battle of Matewan; 4. ""We have organized all the camps""; 5. ""The most complete deadlock of any industrial struggle""; 6. It's good to have friends""; 7. ""Our citizens are being shot down like rats""; 8. "". . . to clean up Mingo County""; 9. ""You saw nothing wrong in that?""; 10. ""Don't shoot him any more!""; 11. ""There can be no peace""; 12. ""We'll hang Don Chafin to a sour apple tree!""; 13. ""No armed mob will cross Logan County""; 14. ""It's your real Uncle Sam""
  • 15. ""By God, we're goin' through""16. ""We wouldn't revolt against the national guv'ment""; 17. ""The thugs are coming""; 18. ""There was a different feeling""; 19. ""I, Warren G. Harding ... do hereby command""; 20. ""Bring your raincoats and machine guns""; 21. ""Bullets were hissing back and forth""; 22. ""Things slacked off after we ate""; 23. ""These strange new craft""; 24. ""The miners have withdrawn their lines""; 25. ""It was Uncle Sam did it""; Epilogue; Notes; Bibliography; lndex
Control code
ocn887803602
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xix, 195 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780822971429
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
illustrations, map
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 22573/ctt6b53ch
  • ab29f743-2bd2-42f8-a822-ecbd857da56c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)887803602

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