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0194: Howard Burton Lee Papers
Marshall University Archives and Special Collections
Defendants in the trials for the killings in the Matewan Massacre, 1920-1921. Lee captioned this picture as: Defendants in Matewan Massacre trials: l to r: (standing) Jim Maggard, jury foreman that acquitted defendants, Reece Chambers, C. H. Kisser, Fred Burgraph, Sid Hatfield, Nat Atwood, Ed Chambers, Lee Toller, and Clare Overstreet l to r: (kneeling) Bouser Coleman, Ben Mounts, Bill Bowman, Van Clay, Art Williams, and Hallie Chambers All were found not guilty. (Several spellings in the caption in his book differ from what is written on back of photo)Published in"Bloodletting in Appalachia," by Howard B. Lee, p.61
People: Chambers, Reece; Kisser, C. H.; Burgraph, Fred; Hatfield, Sid; Atwood, Nat; Chambers, Ed; Toller, Lee; Overstreet, Clare; Coleman, Bouser; Mounts, Ben; Bowman, Bill; Clay, Van Williams, Art; Chambers, Hallie
Subject Terms: West Virginia Mine Wars Matewan, W.Va. Matewan Massacre Strikes Mines (Warfare) Trials
"Defendants in the trials for the killings in the Matewan Massacre, 1920-1921." (1920). 0194: Howard B. Lee Papers, 1902-1976. 13.