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UMWA District 17 Headquarters

District 17 of the United Mine Workers of America was formed on April 21, 1890, in Charleston.

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Creation of UMW District 17
"Kanawha's Miners Organize and Demand an Advance to the Columbus Scale"
Letter From M. F. Moran to Edward Robertson, Labor Commissioner
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On This Day in West Virginia History: April

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