United Mine Workers of America Local 5134 (Du Quoin, Ill.) records, 1919-1992 | Southern Illinois University Special Collections Research Center
ID: 4/2/PP 36
Extent: 4.0 Boxes
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Scope and Contents: This collection contains documents, notes, and correspondence of United Mine Workers of America Local 5134 of Du Quoin, Illinois. Much of the information concerns Local President Charles Brosch. It includes documents on the Save the Union movement, which was declared a dual union movement, and the controversial stealing of the official vote count in the 1932 vote on accepting a new contract. The collection contains meeting minutes of Local 5134 from 1969 to 1992 and several issues of a news magazine published by United Electric Coal Company, owner of the mine worked by Local 5134.