N. D. Munsey
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This interview is one of series conducted concerning the Oral History of Appalachia. Virgle Nelson discusses: a very brief section on his education; his employment history (including at the Elk River Coal & Lumber Company and the Buffalo Creek and Gauley); his family; detailed information about a strike and violence during that strike; shootings, arrests, and abuse during the strike; the aftermath of the strike; individuals such as Gandy (he is discussed in detail but his full name is omitted), Garland Craft, Bill Blizzard, Jim Foley, Dewey Triplett, & Judge Duffield; medical treatment and medical benefits; some discussion of labor unions; and other topics.
Interview is included in the Marshall University Oral History Collection. The index number is OH64-679.
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Marshall University Special Collections, OH64-679, Huntington, WV.