On May 19, 1920, a gun battle in Matewan between Baldwin-Felts detectives and armed miners resulted in the deaths of ten persons.
Statement of Henry Haywood (Matewan Massacre)
Reminiscences About the Matewan Massacre
"A Terrible Calamity Brings Instant Death"
Unidentified Article on the Matewan Massacre
Broadside for Mother Jones Speech in Matewan
Sources on the Matewan Massacre
On This Day in West Virginia History: May