Thomas R. Tull
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This interview is one of a series conducted concerning West Virginia coal mining. Taking a political theme, Mr. Payne discusses the role of Van A. Bitner in the United Mine Workers and West Virginia state politics. Such notables in West Virginia and UMW politics as Harley M. Kilgore, Homer Holt, Rush D. Holt, Clarence Meadows, John Easten, Homer Hanna, Joe Kenna, Ben Moore, Ned Smith, Fred Mooney, and Percy Tetlowe are mentioned.
Interview is included in the Marshall University Oral History Collection. The index number is OH64-172.
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Marshall University Special Collections, OH64-172, Huntington, WV.