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Richard L. Davis and the color line in Ohio coal : a Hocking Valley Mine labor organizer, 1862-1900 / Frans H. Doppen.

Author:
Doppen, Frans H., 1957- [Browse]
Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
[Jefferson, North Carolina: McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, 2016, , ©2016]
Description:
vii, 184 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 23 cm.
Series:
  • Contributions to southern Appalachian studies ; 41 [More in this series]
  • Contributions to Southern Appalachian studies ; 41
Summary note:
"Richard Davis wrote the first of many letters to the National Labor Tribune. One of the few African Americans at the founding convention of United Mine Workers of America in 1890, he served as one of the union's National Executive Board members. This biography provides a detailed portrait of one of America's more influential labor leaders"-- Provided by publisher.
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 153-179) and index.
Contents:
Introduction -- Richard L. Davis -- Rendville -- The Great Hocking Valley Strike -- A year to remember -- The road to prominence -- A year of transition -- National recognition -- A private in the ranks -- A life of devotion.
Subject(s):
ISBN:
  • 9781476667393 (softcover ; alk. paper)
  • 147666739X (softcover ; alk. paper)
  • (ebook)
LCCN:
2016035363
OCLC:
951509732
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