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A Union Man: The Life Of C. Frank Keeney, Charles Belmont Keeney Iii Jan 2000

A Union Man: The Life Of C. Frank Keeney, Charles Belmont Keeney Iii

Theses, Dissertations and Capstones

The problem with West Virginia is that it is not controlled by West Virginians. For over a century coal operators, who do not make this state their home but rather the source of their income, have controlled the destiny of West Virginia and its people. The native mountaineers, unaware of the wealth beneath their feet, were either scattered throughout the state or became coal miners themselves. Since that time all West Virginians, not merely coal miners or former land owners, have been subjected to the will of out of state companies because they not only control the mines and the ...


0697: Archibald Debow Norris Diaries, 1861-1863, Marshall University Special Collections Jan 2000

0697: Archibald Debow Norris Diaries, 1861-1863, Marshall University Special Collections

Guides to Manuscript Collections

This collection consists of copies and transcriptions of three diaries, spanning January 1861- April 1863, of Private, later Captain, Archibald D. Norris of the 7th Regiment, Tennessee Infantry, Co. K during the Civil War, ending with the Fredericksburg campaign. The diaries are extensive, and cover details about the war and specific battles as well as camp life. There are also entries about Norris’ evolving feelings about the state of the union. According to a note in the collection, there are a significant proportion of West Virginia related content in the diaries.


0698: W.Va. Chapter Daughters Of Founders And Patriots Of America Records, 1983-2000, Marshall University Special Collections Jan 2000

0698: W.Va. Chapter Daughters Of Founders And Patriots Of America Records, 1983-2000, Marshall University Special Collections

Guides to Manuscript Collections

This collection consists primarily of scrapbooks and correspondence created by the W.Va. Chapter Daughters of Founders and Patriots of America between 1971 and 2000. Scrapbooks contain photographs of members, many identified, as well as clippings about group activities. Also in the collection are treasurer records, member applications, minutes, and yearbooks and member lists from this time period.


0689: Associated Press Bulletins, Marshall University Special Collections Jan 2000

0689: Associated Press Bulletins, Marshall University Special Collections

Guides to Manuscript Collections

This collection contains copy read on the air by newscasters at WSAZ-TV, the local NBC affiliate in Huntington, West Virginia on Nov. 22 and 23, 1963, during coverage of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. The bulletins are based on Associated Press news reports. Also included are two wire photographs of Lee Harvey Oswald being shot and John F. Kennedy Jr. at the funeral of John F. Kennedy.


0690: James Wilson Papers, 1842-1854, Marshall University Special Collections Jan 2000

0690: James Wilson Papers, 1842-1854, Marshall University Special Collections

Guides to Manuscript Collections

This collection contains a color copy of a bill of sale (1842) for two slaves and receipt (1854) for one slave, livestock, and other purchases by James Wilson, Cabell Couny, Virginia (now West Virginia) farmer. Individuals mentioned in the collection include Thomas M. Shelton, John M. Rece, and James C. Wilson, Celia (no age listed, 1854 document), Minerva (18 years old?, 1842 document), and Edmund (13 years old, 1854 document).