Edward Wieck papers

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Wieck, Edward A. Edward Wieck papers, 1886-1953.

Edward Wieck papers

1886-1953

Correspondence, clippings, reports, memoranda, handbills, minutes, proceedings, notes, and other materials relating to Edward Wieck's activities as a miner and official in the UMWA. Wieck also served as research associate in the Department of Industrial Studies at the Russell Sage Foundation. Includes material relating to: John L. Lewis, Theodore Roosevelt, and Samuel Gompers. Important subjectscovered in the collection are: coal mines and mining, mine safety, and the Flint Sit-Down Strike of 1937.

9 linear feet

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