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Abishi C. Cunningham Collection
Ms2014-016


Descriptive Summary
Title: Abishi C. Cunningham Collection
Span Dates: 1927-1998
Bulk Dates: 1955-1998
ID No: Ms2014-016
Creator: Abishi C. Cunningham
Extent: 5 boxes
Language: English
Repository: West Virginia State Archives, Charleston, WV
Abstract: This collection consists primarily of deeds and other documents related to the law practice of Abishi C. Cunningham, an African American attorney in McDowell County.

Administrative Information
Donors:
Transfers: None
Preferred Citation: [item, collection number], Abishi C. Cunningham Collection, West Virginia State Archives, Charleston, WV.
Contents List:


Box 1

Deeds, McDowell County
Deeds, McDowell County, Adkin District
Deeds, McDowell County, Big Creek District
Deeds, McDowell County, Brown’s Creek District
Deeds, McDowell County, Elkhorn District
Deeds, McDowell County, Northfork District
Deeds, McDowell County, Sandy River District
Deeds, McDowell County, Towns A-B
Deeds, McDowell County, Towns C
Deeds, McDowell County, Towns D-F
Deeds, McDowell County, Towns G-I
Deeds, McDowell County, Towns K-N
Deeds, McDowell County, Towns O-R
Deeds, McDowell County, Towns S-Z
Deeds, McDowell County, Towns - Welch
Deeds, non-McDowell County
Leases, Agreements
Releases
Miscellaneous Legal Documents
Articles of Incorporation, C&A Transport
Gary Drug Store, Charter and License Paperwork
Gary Realty Company, Charter and License Paperwork
Union Grocery Company, Charter and License Paperwork
Union Supply Company of Anawalt, Charter and License Paperwork
Union Supply Company of Elbert, Charter and License Paperwork
Union Supply Company of Gary, Charter and License Paperwork
I.V.S., Inc.
Civil Action, William C. Financial and W. B. Swope vs. UMWA, District 29 and Local 6183
Civil Action, Elmer Estep vs. Myrtle V. Vance
National Bituminous Coal Wage Agreement of 1981
Family Law Master
Campaign Material, Margaret L. Workman, 1988
Memorial Service Program, John Warren Davis, 1980
Photo, unidentified African American minister
Abishi C. Cunningham, Personal


Box 2

Invoices and Account, McDowell Engineering Company, Inc., for A. J. Signaigo (1A)
Invoices and Account, McDowell Engineering Company, Inc., for Indian Creek Coal Company (1D)
Invoices and Account, McDowell Engineering Company, Inc., for C &S Mining, Inc. (1E)
Invoices and Account, McDowell Engineering Company, Inc., for Big Creek Mining Company (1F)
Invoices and Account, McDowell Engineering Company, Inc., for C & B Coal Company (1H)
Invoices and Account, McDowell Engineering Company, Inc., for Little B Coal Company (1I)
Invoices and Account, McDowell Engineering Company, Inc., for John R. Hicks (1K)
Invoices and Account, McDowell Engineering Company, Inc., for K & H Coal Company (1L)
Invoices and Account, McDowell Engineering Company, Inc., for Alice Lee Coal Company (1O)
Invoices and Account, McDowell Engineering Company, Inc., for Georgia Fuel Company (1R)
Invoices and Account, McDowell Engineering Company, Inc., for Charlie Muncy (1S)
Invoices and Account, McDowell Engineering Company, Inc., for L & R Coal Company (1W)
Invoices and Account, McDowell Engineering Company, Inc., for G & F Coal Company (1X)
Invoices and Account, McDowell Engineering Company, Inc., for C & D Coal Company (1Y)
Invoices and Account, McDowell Engineering Company, Inc., for Ramco Oil & Gas Corporation (1Z)
Invoices and Account, McDowell Engineering Company, Inc., for Wyoming Mining Company (2A)
Invoices and Account, McDowell Engineering Company, Inc., for Allen Trucking Company (2B)
Invoices and Account, McDowell Engineering Company, Inc., for Luther Coal Company (2C)
Invoices and Account, McDowell Engineering Company, Inc., for Lillian Louise Riffe, Salamander Fuel Company (2D)
Invoices and Account, McDowell Engineering Company, Inc., for Black Eagle Coal Company (2E)
Invoices and Account, McDowell Engineering Company, Inc., for Belle Meade Coal Company (2F)
Invoices and Account, McDowell Engineering Company, Inc., for Roadway Builders, Inc. (2G)
Invoices and Account, McDowell Engineering Company, Inc., for Princess Missy Coal Company (2H)
Invoices and Account, McDowell Engineering Company, Inc., for Underwriters Adjusting Company re H. S. & S. Coal Company (2I)
Invoices and Account, McDowell Engineering Company, Inc., for C. C. Hicks, Hicks “Miwer” Service, Welch (2J)
Invoices and Account, McDowell Engineering Company, Inc., for Vanco, Inc. (2K)
Invoices and Account, McDowell Engineering Company, Inc., for John Payne (2L)
Invoices and Account, McDowell Engineering Company, Inc., for Wanda M. Gannon (2M)
Invoices and Account, McDowell Engineering Company, Inc., for Tommy Graham (2N)
Invoices and Account, McDowell Engineering Company, Inc., for Bank of War (2O)
Invoices and Account, McDowell Engineering Company, Inc., for Ted Marcum (2P)
Invoices and Account, McDowell Engineering Company, Inc., for Charlie Vance (2Q)
Invoices and Account, McDowell Engineering Company, Inc., for J. R. Echols (2S)
Invoices and Account, McDowell Engineering Company, Inc., for Paul Evans (2T)
Invoices and Account, McDowell Engineering Company, Inc., for Donald Mullins (2U)
Invoices and Account, McDowell Engineering Company, Inc., for Stroupe (2V)
Invoices and Account, McDowell Engineering Company, Inc., for Richard Church (2W)
Invoices and Account, McDowell Engineering Company, Inc., for Cline Coal Company (2X)
Invoices and Account, McDowell Engineering Company, Inc., for J & C Coal Corporation (2Y)
Invoices and Account, McDowell Engineering Company, Inc., for Concord Coal Corporation
Invoices and Account, McDowell Engineering Company, Inc., List
Civil Action, Joseph P. Connors, Sr., et al, vs. Ernest Cline individually and as Chad Trucking Company
Civil Action, Joseph P. Connors, Sr., et al [trustees UMWA pension and benefit trusts] vs. Dennis Muncy, Hershel Muncy, Mary Ann Muncy, and Wilmer Muncy, individually, and as A&K Company, Inc.
Civil Action, Joseph P. Connors, Sr., et al [trustees UMWA pension and benefit trusts] vs. Black Beauty Coal Company, Inc., B D & T Mining Company, Inc., V. C. #1 Mining Corporation, Local Boys Mining Corporation, Big Creek Mining, Inc., B W Mining, Inc., William T. Dawson individually and as D M & W Equipment Sales & Service, and Dennis Muncy individually and as D M W Equipment Sales and Service
Civil Action, Joseph P. Connors, Sr., et al [trustees UMWA pension and benefit trusts] vs. Black Beauty Coal Company, Inc., B D & T Mining Company, Inc., V. C. #1 Mining Corporation, Local Boys Mining Corporation, Big Creek Mining, Inc., B W Mining, Inc., William T. Dawson individually and as D M & W Equipment Sales & Service, and Dennis Muncy individually and as D M W Equipment Sales and Service, Exhibit Book 1
Civil Action, Joseph P. Connors, Sr., et al [trustees UMWA pension and benefit trusts] vs. Black Beauty Coal Company, Inc., B D & T Mining Company, Inc., V. C. #1 Mining Corporation, Local Boys Mining Corporation, Big Creek Mining, Inc., B W Mining, Inc., William T. Dawson individually and as D M & W Equipment Sales & Service, and Dennis Muncy individually and as D M W Equipment Sales and Service, Exhibit Book 2
Civil Action, Joseph P. Connors, Sr., et al [trustees UMWA pension and benefit trusts] vs. Black Beauty Coal Company, Inc., B D & T Mining Company, Inc., V. C. #1 Mining Corporation, Local Boys Mining Corporation, Big Creek Mining, Inc., B W Mining, Inc., William T. Dawson individually and as D M & W Equipment Sales & Service, and Dennis Muncy individually and as D M W Equipment Sales and Service, Exhibit Book 3
Big T Coal Corporation
WV Court of Claims, Otis Clevenger and Barbara Clevenger vs. Division of Highways
Civil Action, Richard R. Cook vs. Secretary of Health, Education and Welfare (Black Lung)
Civil Action, Brown H. Payne and all other lawyers and persons similarly situated vs. Caspar Weinberger, Secretary of Health, Education and Welfare (Black Lung)
Work Stoppage, Royalty Smokeless Coal Company Trace Fork #8 Mine, 1977
Warrants for Trespass and Damage to James Harless Property, Mingo County, 1977


Box 3 (Black Lung cases - Closed)


Box 4 (Black Lung cases - Closed)


Box 5 (Black Lung cases - Closed)


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