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0194: Howard Burton Lee Papers
Marshall University Archives and Special Collections
One of the barrack towns erected to house evicted miners and their families in the northern W.Va. coal fields, ca. 1924 Lee captioned the photo: Barrack town of striking miners in northern field. This was probably in either Marion or Barbour County, WVa. This was the last phase of the WVA mine wars that crushed the UMWA in WVa for decades.Published in"Bloodletting in Appalachia," by Howard B. Lee, p.152
Subject Terms: West Virginia Mine Wars Marion County, W.Va. Strikes Mines (Warfare) Barracks
"Barrack town in northern WVa coal fields, ca. 1924" (1924). 0194: Howard B. Lee Papers, 1902-1976. 20.