On This Day
in West Virginia History...

UMWA District 17 Headquarters

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

Learn more:
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

On This Day in West Virginia History: April

West Virginia Archives and History