On This Day
in West Virginia History...

Headline from Wheeling Register

On July 27, 1897, a conference of leaders from various trade unions met in Wheeling to support striking coal miners.

Learn more:
Telegram on Wheeling Labor Conference
"United Labor of the United States Appeals to the Country to Assist the Miners in Their Struggle"
"The Debs Meeting Was A Monster"

On This Day in West Virginia History: July