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United Mine Workers of America membership certificate transparency

undated
 Collection
Accession: 1968-028

Abstract

United Mine Workers of America is a labor union that represents coal miners. It was founded in 1890 and continues to be active. This color transparency of the United Mine Workers of America membership certificate that has various images along the boarders that depict coal miners' handshakes and rites of passage.

Dates

  • undated

Extent

2 item(s)

General Physical Description

1 transparency, color, 4 x 5 in. (2 copies).

Historical Note

United Mine Workers of America (UMWA) is a labor union that represents coal miners. It was founded in 1890 as a merger between two groups; the Knights of Labor Trade Assembly No. 135 and the National Progressive Union of Miners and Mine Laborers. The UMWA has played a prominent role in the labor movement in America.

Scope and Content

This color transparency of the United Mine Workers of America membership certificate that has various images along the boarders that depict coal miners' handshakes and rites of passage.

Location

GL Box 2

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research.

Language of Materials

English


Additional Information

Finding Aid & Administrative Information

Title:
United Mine Workers of America certificate transparency
Status:
Date:
2013
Description rules:
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description:
English
Script of description:
Latin

Repository Details

Repository Details

Part of the Audiovisual Collections Repository

Contact:
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