New book on W. Virginia coal wars from James Green

newly published - Prof. Jim Green's book on the West Virginia Coal miners and their struggles "The Devil is here in these Hills" From before the dawn of the twentieth century until the arrival of the New Deal, one of the most protracted and deadly labor struggles in American history was waged in West Virginia. … Continue reading New book on W. Virginia coal wars from James Green

From Allihies to Butte, Montana

Main engine house at the Mountain Mine at Allihies, built 1862. Photo (c) Nigel Cox and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons licence   Tadhg O’Sullivan, Vice chairperson of the Allihies Copper Mine Museum will speak of the tradition of mining at the old Allihies Copper mines and the exodus of the miners in … Continue reading From Allihies to Butte, Montana