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Growing Up Hard In Harlan County

Author : G. C. Jones
ISBN : 9780813143507
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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G.C. "Red" Jones's classic memoir of growing up in rural eastern Kentucky during the Depression is a story of courage, persistence, and eventual triumph. His priceless and detailed recollections of hardscrabble farming, of the impact of Prohibition on an individualistic people, of the community-destroying mine wars of "Bloody Harlan," and of the drastic dislocations brought by World War II are essential to understanding this seminal era in Appalachian history.

They Say In Harlan County

Author : Alessandro Portelli
ISBN : 9780199934850
Genre : History
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This book is a historical and cultural interpretation of a symbolic place in the United States, Harlan County, Kentucky, from pioneer times to the beginning of the third millennium, based on a painstaking and creative montage of more than 150 oral narratives and a wide array of secondary and archival matter.

Lore And Language

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ISBN : IND:30000004930370
Genre : English language
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The Register Of The Kentucky Historical Society

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ISBN : UOM:39015075738297
Genre : Kentucky
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Bloody Harlan

Author : Paul F. Taylor
ISBN : UOM:39015017906192
Genre : History
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This book details the classic saga of conflict between labor and management occasioned by the many attempts of the United Mine Workers of America to organize Harlan's miners during the New Deal Era. Harlan County, Kentucky was the last major anti-union bastion in the Appalachian coalfield. The story of the organization of the county's coal mines by the United Mine Workers of America is largely confined to the decade of the 1930's. The most serious union campaigns occurred in 1931-32, after the passage of the National Industrial Recovery Act in 1933, and following the enactment of the National Labor Relations Act in 1935. Finally, after almost a decade of labor strife, the Federal Government intervened following the Supreme Court decision in the case, N.L.R.B. v. Jones & Laughlin Steel Corporation (301 U.S.1), on April 12, 1937 which upheld the National Labor Relations Act. After a year of federal inquiry, culminating in the Mary Helen conspiracy trial at London, Kentucky, Harlan's miners could join the UMWA openly and without fear of recrimination.

The Filson Club History Quarterly

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ISBN : UOM:39015075738305
Genre : Kentucky
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The New York Times Book Review

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ISBN : IND:30000114373206
Genre : Books
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Book Review Digest

Author : Martha T. Mooney
ISBN : 0824209079
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- Excerpts from and citations to reviews of more than 8,000 books each year, from 109 publications. - Electronic version with expanded coverage, and retrospective version available, see p. 5 and p. 31. - Pricing: Service Basis-Books.

Appalachian Journal

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ISBN : STANFORD:36105113217207
Genre : Appalachian Region, Southern
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West Virginia History

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ISBN : UVA:X002102761
Genre : West Virginia
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