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"Eugene V. Debs in West Virginia, 1913: A Reappraisal" By Roger Fagge

"'Committee Condemns W. Va. Mine Owners': Debs, Germer and Berger Report"

"Debs's Visit Challenged in Historical Interpretation" By David A. Corbin and Roger Fagge

"The Death of Constable Riggs: Ethnic Conflict in Marion County in the World War I Era" By Charles H. McCormick

"When the Socialists Ran Star City" By Stephen Cresswell

"Conflict at Coal River Collieries: The UMWA vs. The Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers" By Thomas J. Robertson and Ronald L. Lewis

"'The Nearly Perfect State': Governor Homer Adams Holt, the WPA Writers' Project and the Making of West Virginia: A Guide to the Mountain State" By Jerry B. Thomas

"Labor-Management Conflict in the Eastern Panhandle: Perfection Garment Company Battles the ILGWU" By Jerra Jenrette

"A Struggle for Recognition: Marshall University Students for a Democratic Society and the Red Scare in Huntington, 1965-1969" By John Hennen

Book Reviews

Why the Confederacy Lost, ed. by Gabor S. Boritt. Reviewer Gary L. Conway

A Woman's Civil War: A Diary, With Reminiscences of the War, From March, 1862, by Cornelia Peake McDonald, ed. by Minrose C. Gwin. Reviewer Tim McKinney

Lee and Jackson: Confederate Chieftains, by Paul D. Casdorph. Reviewer Debra Basham

Abandoned by Lincoln: A Military Biography of General John Pope, by Wallace J. Schutz and Walter N. Trenerry. Reviewer Monty Baker

Dubious Victory: The Reconstruction Debate in Ohio, by Robert Sawrey. Reviewer Stephen Cresswell

Let Us Have Peace: Ulysses S. Grant and the Politics of War and Reconstruction, 1861- 1868, by Brooks D. Simpson. Reviewer Robert Sawrey

The Black Abolitionists Papers. Vol. 4: The United States, 1847-1858 and Vol. 5: The United States, 1859-1865, ed. by C. Peter Ripley. Reviewer I. D. Talbott

The Transformation of Western Pennsylvania, 1770-1800, by R. Eugene Harper. Reviewer Michael E. Workman

The Papers of George Washington. Confederation Series. Vol. 1: January-July 1784 and Vol. 2: July 1784-May 1785, ed. by W. W. Abbot. Reviewer John Ferling

Appalachian Frontiers: Settlement, Society, and Development in the Preindustrial Era, ed. by Robert D. Mitchell. Reviewer R. Eugene Harper

Revenuers and Moonshiners: Enforcing Liquor Law in the Mountain South, 1865-1900, by Wilbur R. Miller. Reviewer Gordon Simmons

Racial Violence in Kentucky, 1864-1940: Lynchings, Mob Rule, and 'Legal Lynchings', by George C. Wright. Reviewer Tyler O. Walters

Singing the Gospel Down: Amateur Gospel Music in South Central Kentucky, 1900- 1990, by William Lynwood Montell. Reviewer David L. Kimbrough

The Battle for Homestead, 1880-1892: Politics, Culture and Steel, by Paul Krause. Reviewer Jeffrey Drobney

'The River Ran Red': Homestead 1892, ed. by David Demarest. Reviewer David Javersak

Shaping Invention: Thomas Blanchard's Machinery and Patent Management in Nineteenth- Century America, by Carolyn C. Cooper. Reviewer Pam Edwards

Gender, Race, and Reform in the Progressive Era, ed. by Noralee Frankel and Nancy S. Dye. Reviewer Sandra Barney

Alexander Campbell: Educating the Moral Person, by John L. Morrison. Reviewer D. Duane Cummins

Pare Lorentz, FDR's Moviemaker: Memoirs and Scripts, by Pare Lorentz. Reviewer Billy Joe Peyton

Eleanor Steber: An Autobiography, by Eleanor Steber with Marcia Sloat. Reviewer Edward C. Wolf

Appalachian Passage, by Helen B. Hiscoe. Reviewer Christine M. Kreiser

Kennedy vs. Humphrey, West Virginia, 1960: The Pivotal Battle for the Democratic Presidential Nomination, by Dan B. Fleming Jr. Reviewer Robert Rupp

The Appalachian Regional Commission: Twenty-five Years of Government Policy, by Michael J. Bradshaw. Reviewer R. Eugene Harper

Book Notes


Eastern Regional Coal Archives through early 1993
Special Collections, Marshall University, January-December 1992
Selected accessions from West Virginia and Regional History Collection, West Virginia University, 1992
West Virginia State Archives, January-December 1992
Portion of index to Upper Ohio Valley Collection at Archives and Special Collections, Bethany College

West Virginia Historical, Genealogical, and Preservation Societies


West Virginia History Journal

West Virginia History Center

West Virginia Archives and History