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7 edition of Carolina Mine A Northern West Virginia Coal Camp found in the catalog.

Carolina Mine A Northern West Virginia Coal Camp

Trudy Ice Lemley

Carolina Mine A Northern West Virginia Coal Camp

by Trudy Ice Lemley

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Published by McClain Printing Company .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • History / General,
  • United States - State & Local - South,
  • History,
  • Coal miners,
  • Coal mines and mining,
  • Marion County,
  • Mining camps,
  • Social life and customs,
  • West Virginia,
  • History: American

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages120
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11062093M
    ISBN 100870127551
    ISBN 109780870127557
    OCLC/WorldCa81150058

    The Mine Wars tells the overlooked story of the miners in the mountains of southern West Virginia — native mountaineers, African American migrants, and European immigrants — who came together.   During and after World War I, the West Virginia coal fields had expanded enormously. The northern fields were mostly unionized, but organization was completely blocked and union organizers forbidden even to enter the southern counties of the state, whose local governments were under virtually complete control by anti-union mine operators.

    West Virginia covers ab square miles and has a population of about million. 15% of the nation’s total coal production comes from West Virginia. According to the crime index for , West Virginia had the lowest crime rate in the country. West Virginia’s Memorial Tunnel was the first in the nation to be monitored by television. Thermal City Gold Mine is the best recreational gold and gem mining facility in the Eastern United States. For great family fun, Gem Mining in North Carolina, Gold Panning NC, Camping Mining North Carolina and much more, Thermal City Gold Mine is the perfect find!

    The Nine Lives of Charles E. Lively: The Deadliest Man in the West Virginia-Colorado Coal Mine Wars by R.G. Yoho Due out in early April, Fox Run PublishingFollowers: Virginia (along with parts of eastern West Virginia) provided more of this strategic resource than any other Confederate state (Schroeder-Lein, a). But niter was not Virginia's only important mineral contribution to the Confederacy (Boyle, ).File Size: 1MB.


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Carolina Mine A Northern West Virginia Coal Camp by Trudy Ice Lemley Download PDF EPUB FB2

Coal mining has been a big part of West Virginia Industry for over a century and the coal camp is a part of West Virginia history. The camp at Carolina Mine was designed as a model village for that era. Carolina Mine provides a pictorial history beginning in the early days of construction inup to the present time.5/5(1).

CAROLINA, Carolina, West Virginia is a coal mining town in Marion County, built in by Consolidation Coal Co.

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We have new and used copies available, in 1 editions - starting at $ Shop now. Located in Southwestern West Virginia along the Ohio River, Cabell County was created by an act of the Virginia General Assembly on January 2, from part of Kanawha County. It was named in honor of William H.

Cabell (), who served as Governor of Virginia from to   Trudy Ice Lemley and Irene Yuhas Ice, authors of “Carolina Mine: A Northern West Virginia Coal Camp” said the picnic was to celebrate the rich history of the Carolina Mine.

Ice is Lemley’s. Kaymoor, also called Kay Moor, West Virginia was a coal camp that operated from to The town was actually built in two sections, Kaymoor Top and Kaymoor Bottom. Most of the remains of Kaymoor that can be seen today are from Kaymoor Bottom, and it’s come to be regarded as perhaps the most beautiful abandoned town in West : Rachel Whetstone.

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Idamay No. 44 was one of the first mines in the nation to use roof bolts in Although coal mining has ceased, Idamay remains one of the most intact and unique coal camps in Northern West Virginia, and was probably considered a "model" coal company town when it was new.

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The camp at Carolina Mine was designed as a model village for that era. Battle of Blair Mountain A series of clashes culminated in the Battle of Blair Mountain in August and September of More t armed union miners from the northern coalfields of West Virginia marched south to support unionizing efforts amid an anti-union regime in Logan County.

The miners were met with the West Virginia state police and machine gun nests manned by mine. Irene Yuhas Ice, 90, of Carolina, went to be with the Lord on Thursday (J ). She was born Jan. 19, in Carolina, a daughter of the late Clara and Andrew Yuhas. She was the wife of 51 years of the late Guy H.

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