West Virginia

Media and Memory The Battle of Blair Mountain

“Logan County Bristles with Machine Guns… Gaunt Hollow-eyed Men hold Ridges…Every Path is Guarded.” On September 1st, 1921, Washington Times announced that headline.

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Labor History

Join Us in Celebrating and Sustaining the West Virginia Mine Wars Museum

The West Virginia Mine Wars Museum has just finished its third year open in Matewan, and what a year it was. Louis Martin

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The Elk River Spill — Capitalism at its “best”

On the morning of Thursday, January 9, 2014, 7500 gallons of a coal cleaning chemical known as Crude MCHM (principally composed of 4-methylcyclohexanemethanol).

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