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0194: Howard Burton Lee Papers
Marshall University Archives and Special Collections
Logan County,WVa Sheriff Don Chafin (center, front row) with his "company-paid" deputies or mine guards, ca. 1921 Lee captioned this photo as: Don Chafin (marked X) and a group of his company-paid deputy sheriffs, known as mine guards. (They were subsidized by the Logan County Coal Operators Association) This photo was taken on the Logan County courthouse steps in Logan.Published in"Bloodletting in Appalachia," by Howard B. Lee, p.88
People: Chafin, Don
Subject Terms: West Virginia Mine Wars Logan County, W.Va. Logan, W. Va. Mine guards Strikes Mines (Warfare)
"Logan County Sheriff Don Chafin & his paid mine guards, ca. 1920" (1921). 0194: Howard B. Lee Papers, 1902-1976. 17.