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0194: Howard Burton Lee Papers
Marshall University Archives and Special Collections
Baldwin-Felts detectives killed in the Matewan Massacre, May 19, 1920 Lee captioned this picture as: Baldwin-Felts mine guards killed in Matewan Massacre: Top row, l to r: C. T. Higgins, Albert Felts and Lee Felts Bottom row, l to r: C. B. Cunningham, A.J. Boorher, E. C. Powell, and J. W. Ferguson (he appears to have misspelled two of the names: Boorher should be Booher and E. C. Powell should be E. O. Powell) An original of this collage is in the Eastern Regional Coal Archives at Bluefield, W.Va., with a page stating that copies were prepared and given to the families of these seven victims.Published in"Bloodletting in Appalachia," by Howard B. Lee, p.56
People: Felts, Albert; Felts, Lee; Higgins, C. Troy; Cunningham, C. B.; Booher, A. J.; Powell, E. O.; Ferguson, J. W.
Subject Terms: West Virginia Mine Wars Matewan, W.Va. Matewan Massacre Baldwin-Felts Detective Agency Strikes Mines (Warfare)
"Baldwin-Felts detectives killed in the Matewan Massacre, May 19, 1920" (2021). 0194: Howard B. Lee Papers, 1902-1976. 12.