WEST VIRGINIA:  A HISTORICAL RESOURCE GUIDE
PART THREE: KING COAL

Coal Mines and Mining

Barb, John M.. "Strikes in the Southern West Virginia Coal Fields, 1912-1922," Thesis, West Virginia University, 1949.

Cohen, Stan. King Coal: A Pictorial Heritage of West Virginia Coal Mining. Charleston: Pictorial Histories Publishing Co., 1984.

Corbin, David. Life, Work, and Rebellion in the Coal Fields: The Southern West Virginia Miners, 1880-1922. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1981.

Hadsell, Richard M. and William E. Coffey.. "From Law and Order to Class Welfare: Baldwin-Felts Detectives in the Southern West Virginia Coal Fields," West Virginia History 40 (Spring 1979): 268-286.

Lynch, Lawrence R.. "The West Virginia Coal Strike," Political Science Quarterly 29 (1914): 626-663.

Mooney, Fred, 1888-1952. Struggle in the Coal Fields; The Autobiography of Fred Mooney. Morgantown: West Virginia University Library, 1967.

Munn, Robert. "The Development of Model Towns in the Bituminous Coal Fields," West Virginia History 40 (Spring 1979): 243-253.

Tams, W. P. The Smokeless Coal Fields of West Virginia: A Brief History. Morgantown: West Virginia University Library, 1963.

Thomas, Jerry B. "Coal Country: The Rise of the Southern Smokeless Coal Industry and Its Effect on Area Development, 1872-1910," Thesis, University of North Carolina, 1971.

Toothman, Fred R. Great Coal Leaders of West Virginia. Huntington: Vandalia Book Co., 1988.
 

Accidents

Greer, Guy E. "A Study of Mine Explosions in West Virginia., Thesis, West Virginia University, 1916

Haas, Frank. The Explosion at Monongah Mines, Fairmont Coal Company. Fairmont: Free Press Printing Co., 1908. (Fairmont Coal Co. Bulletin no. 11)

"The Monongah Catastrophe," Illustrated Monthly West Virginian. (January 1908): 13-15, 87.

Monongah Mines Relief Committee. History of the Monongah Mines Relief Fund in Aid of Sufferers from the Monongah Mine Explosion, Monongah, West Virginia, December 6, 1907. Fairmont: n.p., 1910.

 

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