Miners' Treason Trials. Records 1921-1923
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Title: Miners' Treason Trials. Records
Creator: Jefferson County, West Virginia. Circuit Court
Inclusive dates: 1921-1923

Extent: 6 reels of microfilm
The collection consists of case papers for the trials of coal miners and UMWA leaders, indicted for treason in connection with the armed march into Logan County, West Virginia, during August and September, 1921. The main part of the papers concern the trials of Walter Allen, William Blizzard, C. Frank Keeney, Rev. J.E. Wilburn, and John Wilburn. There are also photocopies of an indictment dated 17 September 1921 and an indictment dated 12 January 1922, as well as other court records concerning the trials, collected by Prof. Festus P. Summers of West Virginia University.

Call number: A&M No.: 979
Language: The materials are in English
Repository: West Virginia & Regional History Collection