Mining Unions and Coal Company Agreements Vertical File Manuscript, 1901-1939 | Southern Illinois University Special Collections Research Center
Agreements, contracts, stop work orders, and scattered correspondence, 1901-1939, between Sahara Coal Co. (and its predecessors, Harrisburg-Saline Collieries Co., later O'Gara Coal Co.) and the United Mine Workers of America, locals 794, 798, 843, and 2650; and the Progressive Miners of America, locals 103, 104, 105, 107, and 152, all of Harrisburg, Illinois. Included is a copy of a memorandum by Gov. Henry Horner, January 27, 1933, concerning union conflicts in Christian Co., Illinois (See inventory for complete list). 66 pieces.
Subjects include: Progressive Mine Workers of America, Locals 103, 104, 105, 107, 152
Christian Co., Illinois
Sahara Coal Co.
O'Gara Coal Co.
Harrisburg-Saline Collieries Co.
Williamson Co., Illinois
Mines and mineral resources - Southern Illinois
United Mine Workers of American, Locals 794, 798, 843, 2650
Labor - Early 20th Century