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This interview is one of a series conducted concerning West Virginia coal mining. Mr. Thornbury worked in the coalfields of Logan County, West Virginia, for forty-three years. He relates information about coal companies, early Logan, and mining techniques. The Blair Mountain War of 1921 is discussed, as is his autobiographical information and unionization of the mines.
Interview is included in the Marshall University Oral History Collection. The index number is OH64-141.
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Marshall University Special Collections, OH64-141, Huntington, WV.