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Adams, Sean Patrick. 2008. “Warming the Poor and Growing Consumers: Fuel Philanthropy in the Early Republic’s Urban North.” Journal of American History 95, no. 1 (June): 69-94. Anthracite coal; Philadelphia, New York, Boston; 1800-1830s.
Aldreich, Mark. 1997. “The Perils of Mining Anthracite: Regulation, Technology and Safety, 1870-1945.” Pennsylvania History 64 (Summer): 361-383.
Amberg, Rob. 2007. “I-26, Corridor of Change: Rob Amberg, Madison County, North Carolina” [multimedia photo essay]. Southern Spaces: An Interdisciplinary Journal about the Regions, Places, and Cultures of the American South. 5 June 2007. Space, Place, and Appalachia series. Essay sections: Interactive Map and Photo Essay | Introduction | About Madison County | The Arrival of I-26 | Recommended Resources | Overview. http://www.southernspaces.org/contents/2007/amberg/2a.htm.
Amberg, Rob. 2009. The New Road: I-26 and the Footprints of Progress in Appalachia [Madison Co., N.C.]. Chicago: Center for American Places at Columbia College Chicago. 187 pp. Photo-documentary and oral history of the social effects and physical displacements of this enormous interstate highway intruder in western N.C.
Anderson, Timothy G. 2001. “From Ravaged to Recovered: The Landscape of Southern Ohio’s Hanging Rock Region” [19th-century charcoal furnace ironmaking, boom-bust, relic landscape]. Now and Then: The Appalachian Magazine 18 (Winter): 29-33.
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Angstadt, Colleen M., and John E. Benhart. 2000. “A Review of the Iron and Steel Industry of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.” In A Geographic Perspective of Pittsburgh and the Alleghenies: From Precambrian to Post-Industrial, ed. K. Patrick and J. Scarpaci, 164-170. Washington, D.C.: Association of American Geographers.
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Appalachia’s Agony [editorial; disgrace of mountaintop removal mining; Clean Water Act; Obama campaign pledge]. 2009. New York Times, 16 March, 22(A). 455 words.
Archer, William R., and the Princeton Railroad Museum. 2007. The Virginian Railway [Va., W.Va.; photo retrospective; Tidewater Railway Company]. Charleston, S.C.: Arcadia. 127 pp.
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Ashe County Historical Society. 2011. The Virginia Creeper in Ashe County [N.C.; railroad; photo retrospective]. Charleston, S.C.: Arcadia. 127 pp. Norfolk and Western Abingdon [Va.] Line ran timber, passengers, and eventually tourists between Abingdon and Whitetop Mountain, N.C., from 1914 to 1977.
Atkins, Joseph B. 2008. Covering for the Bosses: Labor and the Southern Press. Jackson: University Press of Mississippi. 264 pp.
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Bagdon, Philip V. 2002. Meadow River Lumber Company: West Virginia’s Last Logging Railroad [Rainelle, W.Va., 1910-1970; Shay locomotives; photo history]. Lynchburg, Va.: TLC Publishing. 76 pp.
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Bailey, Kenneth R. 2012. “The Scioto Disaster” [steamboat, 1882]. West Virginia History: A Journal of Regional Studies 6, no. 1 (2012): 49-72. Description of the Ohio River steamboat collision between East Liverpool and Moundsville in which seventy people drowned, and the trial and aftermath. See also Timothy Brooks’ account, “A Pall of Egyptain Gloom,” http://www.eastliverpoolhistoricalsociety.org/scioto1.htm.
Bailey, Rebecca J. 2008. Matewan Before the Massacre: Politics, Coal, and the Roots of Conflict in a West Virginia Mining Community [Mingo Co., 1895-1920]. West Virginia and Appalachia series, no. 8. Morgantown: West Virginia University Press. 292 pp.
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Baker, Bruce E. 2006. “‘The First Anarchist that Ever Came to Atlanta’: Hiram F. Hover from New York to the New South.” In Radicalism in the South Since Reconstruction, ed. C. Green, R. Rubin, and J. Smethurst, 39-56. New York: Palgrave Macmillan. Labor organizing in Knoxville and piedmont N.C., S.C., Ga., 1885-90.
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Baldwin, Fred D. 1997. “Two Sides of the Road” [Tioga Co., Pa., road improvements]. Appalachia: Journal of the Appalachian Regional Commission 30 (Sept.-Dec.): 26-31.
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Barkley, Artie, ed. 2005. 100 Years Against the Mountain: Shay No. 5 at Cass, WV: with Stories by Artie Barkley [and others; six essays]. West Chester, Pa.: Greenhill Station Productions. 72 pp. Pictorial; narrow-gauge Shay steam locomotives; railroad and lumber company town.
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Barry, Joyce. 2001. “Mountaineers Are Always Free? An Examination of the Effects of Mountaintop Removal in West Virginia.” Women’s Studies Quarterly 29 (Spring-Summer): 116-130.
Barton, John, and Stephen Winick. 2006. “‘A Big, Breezy, Wholesome, Smiling, Man’: Captain Pearl R. Nye Goes Online” [b. 1872 near Chillicothe, Oh.; lived and worked on the Ohio and Erie Canal; song lyrics, correspondence, and 75 songs to be digitized, capturing life on the canal, 1825-1913]. Folklife Center News (Library of Congress) 28, no. 3 (Summer): 13-14. http://www.loc.gov/folklife/news/pdf/afcnews-summer-2006.pdf.
Bates, Artie Ann. 2008. “White Opium, Black Coal, and the Appalachian Revolution” [Ky.]. Appalachian Heritage 36, no. 2 (Spring): 56-59. Points out the overlapping entropic forces of drug addiction to Oxycontin and dependence on coal mining to generate electricity.
Battlo, Jean. 2000. Terror of the Tug [drama; Mother Jones; 1920-21 coal strike]. Welch, W.Va.(?): McArts Publication. 95 pp.
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Benhart, John E. 2007. Appalachian Aspirations: The Geography of Urbanization and Development in the Upper Tennessee River Valley, 1865-1900 [capitalism; railroads; Roane and Loudon Cos.]. Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press. 184 pp.
Bennett, James R., and Karen R. Utz. 2010. Iron & Steel: A Guide to Birmingham Area Industrial Heritage Sites [guidebook]. Tuscaloosa: University of Alabama Press. 128 pp. Contents: Tannehill Ironworks Historical State Park -- Shelby Ironworks Park -- Billy Gould Coke Ovens Park -- Brierfield Ironworks Historical State Park -- Oxmoor Furnace Site -- Irondale Furnace Park -- Helena Rolling Mill Site -- Red Mountain Park, iron ore mines -- Lewisburg Coke Ovens Park -- Sloss Furnaces National Historic Landmark -- Ruffner Mountain Nature Center -- Blocton Coke Ovens Park -- Vulcan Park and Museum -- Glossary.
Berkes, Howard, with contributions from Anne Hawke. 2011. “Report Blasts Massey for ‘Deviance’ in Safety Culture” [April 5, 2010, explosion that killed 29 miners in Montcoal, W.Va.]. NPR News Investigations. NPR, 19 May, 2011. Results of first investigative report; sidebars and graphics: “Major Findings”; “How the Blast Happened & Mapping the Loss”; “Fear Factor”; “An Unexpected Finding”; and related stories. http://www.npr.org/2011/05/19/136426906/report-blasts-massey-for-deviance-in-safety-culture.
Berkes, Howard. 2012. “Black Lung Returns to Coal Country.” NPR News, special series, July 2012 [transcripts and podcasts; tables, illustrations, multimedia links, and related stories]. http://www.npr.org/series/156453033/black-lung-returns-to-coal-country. “An investigation by NPR and the Center for Public Integrity found federal regulators and the mining industry are failing to protect miners from the excessive toxic coal mine dust that causes black lung. The disease is now being diagnosed in younger miners and evolving more quickly to complicated stages.” Broadcasts: As Mine Protections Fail, Black Lung Cases Surge, 9 July (12:29 min.) / Howard Berkes -- Black-Lung Rule Loopholes Leave Miners Vulnerable, 10 July (7:56 min.) / Howard Berkes -- What Is Black Lung [graphic], 9 July / Alyson Hurt, Howard Berkes, Alicia Cypress -- Documenting ‘Dirty’ Jobs: Miners At Work, 9 July / Becky Lettenberger, photos by Earl Dotter -- Black Lung: Why Respirators Are Not A Solution, 9 July / Howard Berkes -- Surface Coal Miners At Risk For Black Lung, 9 July / Howard Berkes -- Republican Lawmakers Seek To Block Funding On Black Lung Regulation, 17 July / Howard Berkes -- Federal Mine Agency Considering Tougher Response On Black Lung, 13 July / Howard Berkes.
Bethell, Thomas N. 1996. “No Higher Calling.” Appalachian Heritage 24 (Winter): 6-13. Interview with Davitt McAteer, Assistant Secretary of Labor for Mine Safety and Health.
Bible, Robin. 2002. “Stringtowns: Early Logging Communities in the Great Smoky Mountains” [Elkmont, Tremont]. Forest History Today (Spring): 29-32.
Biery, Thomas A. 1999. Chessie System, Cumberland Action [Western Md.; diesel locomotives; pictorial]. Hanover, Pa.: Railroad Press. 112 pp.
Biggers, Jeff. 2008. “‘Clean’ Coal? Don’t Try to Shovel That” [“oxymoron”]. Washington Post, 2 March, 2(B). 882 words. Bush administration plans to reduce carbon emissions.
Biggers, Jeff. 2009. “The Coalfield Uprising” [grassroots environmental activism]. Nation 289, no. 12 (October 19): 16-21.
Biggers, Jeff. 2010. Reckoning at Eagle Creek: The Secret Legacy of Coal in the Heartland [Illinois; 200 years; memoir and jeremiad]. New York: Nation Books. 300 pp. Contents: 4.5 hours: the choices we made -- In the name of the Shawnee: removing the Earth’s liver -- Black diamonds, black lives: the entangled roots of slavery and coal -- Who killed the miners?: an anatomy of denial -- Black waters, black waters: murder of Little Egypt -- The short swift time of clean coal on Earth: dirty coal has left the building.
Biggers, Jeff. 2012. “Appeal to Action: Appalachian Leaders Launch Mountaintop Removal Moratorium Now Campaign.” Huffington Post (blog), 12 July. 2,023 words. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/jeff-biggers/mountaintop-removal-moratorium-now-campaign_b_895472.html.
Biggers, Jeff. 2012. “Maria Gunnoe Testifies Before Congress: The Fact Is Mountaintop Removal Is Killing People” [Boone Co., W.Va.]. AlterNet (blog), 1 June. 1,926 words. Transcript of Gunnoe’s statement with a link to a slide show of 38 images she entered into the record. http://blogs.alternet.org/speakeasy/2012/06/01/maria-gunnoe-testifies-before-congress-the-fact-is-mountaintop-removal-is-killing-people/. See also: “Bathtub Photo Lands Coal Activist in Child-Porn Hot Water,” by Philip Bump, Grist (blog), 4 June, 483 words, http://grist.org/climate-energy/bathtub-photo-lands-coal-activist-in-child-porn-hot-water/.
Billings, Dwight B. 2008. “Supporting ‘A Conscious Heart’ and Oppositional Knowledge in the Struggle Against Mountaintop Removal Coal Mining.” Journal of Appalachian Studies 14, no. 1-2 (Spring-Fall): 20-27. Response to keynote address at 2008 Appalachian Studies Conference by Silas House [“A Conscious Heart,” Journal of Appalachian Studies 14:7-19]. See also Edwina Pendarvis’s “Response,” pp. 28-33.
Billings, Sean, and Johanna S. Billings. 2001. “Colorful Sands: Glassmaking and the Peachblow Craze” [begun 1886; W.Va.]. Canal History and Technology Proceedings 20: 112-138. Easton, Pa.: Canal History and Technology Press.
Birdsong, Shelley C. 1997. “Cotton Hill Station Road and Bridge: An Example of Early Federally Funded Road Construction in Fayette County” [W.Va., Good Roads Movement]. In Proceedings, New River Symposium, April 11-12, 1997, Glade Springs Resort, Daniels, West Virginia, 48-58. Glen Jean, W.Va.: National Park Service.
Birdwell, Michael E., and Jack Hurst, section editors. 2006. “Business, Industry, and Technology” [signed entries]. In Encyclopedia of Appalachia, ed. R. Abramson and J. Haskell, 441-549 (with introductory essay, 441-447). Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press.
Black, Brian. 1999. “‘A Triumph of Individualism’: The Rule of Capture and the Ethic of Extraction in Pennsylvania’s Oil Boom” [1860s]. Pennsylvania History 66 (Autumn): 448-471.
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Blankenship, Sarah A. 2008. “Cagle Saltpetre Cave in Van Buren County, Tennessee: The Archaeology of Nineteenth-Century Saltpeter Caves in the Midsouth” [gun powder; Civil War]. Chap. 13 in Cave Archaeology of the Eastern Woodlands: Essays in Honor of Patty Jo Watson. Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press.
Blatz, Perry K. 1994. Democratic Miners: Work and Labor Relations in the Anthracite Coal Industry, 1875-1925. SUNY Series in American Labor History. Albany: State University of New York Press. 304 pp.
Blatz, Perry K. 1996. “Workplace Militancy and Unionization: The UMWA and the Anthracite Miners, 1890-1912.” In The United Mine Workers of America: A Model of Industrial Solidarity?, ed. J. Laslett, 51-71. University Park: Pennsylvania State University Press.
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Blatz, Perry K. 2002. “Reflections on Lattimer: A Complex and Significant Event” [1897 massacre of 19; anthracite region]. Pennsylvania History 69 (Winter): 42-51.
Blatz, Perry K. 2011. “Boundaries of Responsibility: Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, and the Pennsylvania Riot Damage Law, 1834-1880” [race and labor riots; 1877 railroad strike]. Pennsylvania History 78, no. 4 (Autumn): 393-425.
Blatz, Perry. 2011. “Pittsburgh: The Fiery Scape Goat for the Country” [riot; July 21, 1877]. Western Pennsylvania History 94, no. 3 (Fall): 46-61, photos and lithographs. Pennsylvania Rail Road (PRR) workers strike; burning of Union Depot; destruction of freight yards including 100 locomotives and 2,000 railroad cars; 25 dead; “...the most violently destructive 24 hours in Pittsburgh’s history.”
Blizzard, William C. 2005. When Miners March: The Story of Coal Miners in West Virginia [1921; Battle of Blair Mountain]. Gay, W.Va.: Appalachian Community Services. 349 pp.
Blizzard, William C. 2006. “Son of the Struggle: A Visit with William C. Blizzard” [b. 1916; son of Bill Blizzard, UMW leader during the West Virginia Mine Wars and 1921 Battle of Blair Mountain]. Interview by C. Belmont 'Chuck' Keeney. Goldenseal: West Virginia Traditional Life 32, no. 2 (Summer): 20-25. Sidebar, “Blair Mountain: A Brief Overview,” by Gordon Simmons, 26.
Blizzard, William C. 2010. When Miners March. Edited by Wess Harris. Oakland, Calif.: PM Press. 407 pp. Expanded version of the 2004 edition. Battle of Blair Mountain, 1921 armed insurrection; W.Va. Mine Wars.
Brown, Marilyn A. 2009. Energy Efficiency in Appalachia: How Much More Is Available, At What Cost, and By When? [online resource]. Washington, D.C.: Appalachian Regional Commission. 235 pp. Prepared by Southeast Energy Efficiency Alliance, in partnership with the Georgia Institute of Technology, American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy, and Alliance to Save Energy. http://purl.access.gpo.gov/GPO/LPS125456.
Boal, William M. 2006. “New Estimates of Paid-up Membership in the United Mine Workers, 1902–29, by State and Province” [reconciles industry and union data]. Labor History 47, no. 4 (November): 537-546.
Bogart, Mary, and William C. Hattan. 2000. Conquering the Appalachians: Building the Western Maryland and Carolina, Clinchfield & Ohio Railroads through the Appalachian Mountains: Taken from the Journals, Records, and Photographs of William C. Hattan, a Civil Engineer Who Built Much of It. Rochester, N.Y.: Railroad Research Publications. 206 pp.
Bonasso, Russell F. 2003. Fire in the Hole [b. 1922; retrospective on coal camp life; appendix lists historic U.S. coal mine disasters, 1839-2000]. Fairmont, W.Va.: R. F. Bonasso. 194 pp.
Bondurant, Lewis. 2009. “Echoes of Buffalo Creek: Lewis Bondurant” [deadly 1972 flood; Logan Co.]. Interview by Margo Blevin Denton. Goldenseal: West Virginia Traditional Life 35, no. 4 (Winter): 18-25. This is the third of three articles comprising a Special Report, pp. 9-25.
Bone, J. H. A.  2006. Petroleum and Petroleum Wells; What Petroleum Is, Where It Is Found, and What It Is Used For; Where to Sink Petroleum Wells, and How to Sink Them: With a Complete Guide Book and Description of the Oil Regions of Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Kentucky and Ohio. 2nd rev. ed. Chicora, Pa.: Mechling Bookbindery. Reprint, originally published: Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott & Co. 153 pp.
Booker, Clyde G. 2010. Dyin’ for a Job: An American Tragedy [1930s Hawk’s Nest Tunnel project; W.Va.; black laborers; silicosis]. Dubuque, Iowa: Kendall Hunt. 166 pp.
Bossen, Howard, and Eric Freedman. 2012. “‘Molten Light: The Intertwined History of Steel and Photography’-- The Roles of Oral Histories and Other First-Person Accounts.” Oral History Review 39, no. 1 (Winter-Spring): 1-14.
Bowman, John. 2008. Wheeling: The Birthplace of the American Steamboat. Wheeling, W.Va.: J. Bowman. 103 pp. Steamboat building history, 1815-1900; Ohio River, Monongahela River.
Bowman, John. 2009. A Pictorial History of Wheeling and Ohio River Steamboats [W.Va., Ohio, Pa.]. Wheeling, W.Va.: J. Bowman. 370 pp. “A guide to the steamboats on the upper Ohio River from the 1850s through the 1940s, arranged alphabetically by the name of the boat. Includes over 400 illustrations.”
Bowman, John. 2010. Steamboats on the Western Rivers in the Civil War. Wheeling, W.Va: John Bowman. 114 pp. Includes contemporary photographs of gun-boats and their histories, and a list of 500 river steamboats that served both sides in the war.
Boyer, Peter J. 2002. “Rescue at Quecreek” [Pa.; nine trapped miners]. New Yorker 78, 18 November, 56-73.
Bragg, Melody. 1998. Window to the Past: Part IV: Southern W.Va. Mine Disasters [and other historic events]. Glen Jean, W.Va.: GEM Publications. 89 pp.
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Brasier, Kathryn J., et al. 2011. “Residents’ Perceptions of Community and Environmental Impacts from Development of Natural Gas in the Marcellus Shale: A Comparison of Pennsylvania and New York Cases.” Journal of Rural Social Sciences 26, no. 1: 32-61. http://www.ag.auburn.edu/auxiliary/srsa/pages/TOCs/JRSS%20vol26-1.htm.
Brattain, Michelle. 1997. “‘A Town as Small as That’: Tallapoosa, Georgia and Operation Dixie, 1945-1950" [Haralson Co.; textile industry]. Georgia Historical Quarterly 81 (Summer): 395-425.
Brattain, Michelle. 1997. “Making Friends and Enemies: Textile Workers and Political Action in Post-World War II Georgia” [Floyd County]. The Journal of Southern History 63 (February): 91-138.
Brice, William R. 2009. Myth, Legend, Reality: Edwin Laurentine Drake and the Early Oil Industry. Foreword by Brent D. Glass, Director, Smithsonian National Museum of American History. Oil City, Pa.: Oil Region Alliance of Business, Industry & Tourism. 661 pp.
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Brisbin, Richard A.  2010. A Strike Like No Other Strike: Law & Resistance During the Pittston Coal Strike of 1989-1990 [Va., W.Va., Ky.]. Morgantown: West Virginia University Press. 350 pp. Originally published: Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press.
Brisbin, Richard A., Jr. 2002. A Strike Like No Other Strike: Law and Resistance during the Pittston Coal Strike of 1989-1990. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press. 350 pp.
Brook, Tom Vanden. 2006. “Recruits Hungry for Good Jobs Head Off to Coal Mines” [W.Va.; increased demand for coal and miners; recent Sago disaster]. USA Today, 15 February, 1(B). http://www.usatoday.com/money/economy/employment/2006-02-14-miners-cover-usat_x.htm.
Brosi, George. 2012. “The War on Coal: An Editorial.” Appalachian Heritage 40, no. 4 (Fall): 8-9. “...leaders of the coal business [need] to work with environmentalists to devise laws that...protect the environment...in a way that minimizes...excess hassle for coal operators.”
Brown, Earl E. 2010. Commerce on Early American Waterways: The Transport of Goods by Arks, Rafts and Log Drives [Pa.]. Jefferson, N.C.: McFarland. 234 pp. Contents: Introduction: The use of rivers and streams to transport heavy loads to market -- Early colonial America -- The Susquehanna is opened to the Chesapeake Bay -- Arks on the Penns Creek -- Waterways from 1791 to the early 1800s -- Rafting on the North Branch [Susquehanna] -- Rafting on the Main Branch -- Rafts on the West Branch -- Tales of the West Branch -- Log driving -- Woodhicks -- The Mississippi watershed -- Appendix: Ark and raft construction.
Brown, Edwin L., and Colin J. Davis, ed. 1999. It Is Union and Liberty: Alabama Coal Miners and the UMW [1898-1998]. Tuscaloosa: University of Alabama Press. 184 pp.
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Clark, Daniel J. 1997. Like Night & Day: Unionization in a Southern Mill Town. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press. 260 pp.
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Clarke, Alan R. 2006. The Western Maryland Railway in West Virginia: The Photographs of G. H. Broadwater [maps on lining papers]. Charleston, W.Va.: Quarrier Press. 176 pp.
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Clarke, Alan. 2003. The West Virginia Central and Pittsburgh Railway: A Western Maryland Predecessor. Lynchburg, Va.: TLC Publishing. 176 pp.
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Cole, David. 1996. “Logging on Forney’s Creek” [Smoky Mountains, N.C.]. Appalachian Heritage 24 (Spring): 48-55.
Cole, Wayne A. 2005. Ghost Rails, 1850-1980. Volume 1, Abandoned Railroads, Their Industries, Last Runs, Eastern Ohio and Western Pennsylvania. Darlington, Pa.: ColeBooks. 144 pp.
Cole, Wayne A. 2005. Ghost Rails. Volume II, Western Allegheny Railroad Company. Darlington, Pa.: ColeBooks. 224 pp.
Cole, Wayne A. 2007. Ghost Rails. Volume III, Electrics of the Upper Ohio Valley [railways: Pa., Ohio, W.Va.]. Darlington, Pa.: ColeBooks. 312 pp.
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Collins, Alan R., Evan Hansen, and Michael Hendryx. 2012. “Wind Versus Coal: Comparing the Local Economic Impacts of Energy Resource Development in Appalachia.” Energy Policy 50 (November): 551-561. Coal River Mountain, Raleigh County, W.Va.; mountaintop removal.
Combes, Richard S. 2001. “Aircraft Manufacturing in Georgia: A Case Study of Federal Industrial Investment” [Bell Bomber plant; Marietta, Ga.]. In The Second Wave: Southern Industrialization from the 1940s to the 1970s, ed. P. Scranton, 24-42. Athens: University of Georgia Press.
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Corso, Paola. 2008. “Coke, Clairton, and Cancer: A Three-Decade Push for Reforms.” Western Pennsylvania History 91, no. 1 (Spring): 40-49. Landmark OSHA standard (1977) for lower coke emissions. Clairton, Pa., is the largest producer of coke in the United States.
Cotham, Perry C. 1995. Toil, Turmoil, & Triumph: A Portrait of the Tennessee Labor Movement. Franklin, Tenn.: Hillsboro Press. 352 pp. Including sections on child labor, convict labor, textile workers, coal miners, Depression years, CIO and ALCOA, Highlander Folk School, and more.
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Cox, Thomas R. 2010. The Lumberman’s Frontier: Three Centuries of Land Use, Society, and Change in America’s Forests. Corvallis: Oregon State University Press. 531 pp.
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Crandall, William “Rick,” and Richard E. Crandall. 2002. “Revisiting the Hawk’s Nest Tunnel Incident: Lessons Learned from an American Tragedy” [1930s W.Va.; 400 to 2000 silicosis deaths, majority black]. Journal of Appalachian Studies 8 (Fall): 261-283.
Crockett, Maureen. 2005. “Follow the Coal: A Visit with Oreste Leombruno” [Italian American miner, 65; coke ovens]. Goldenseal: West Virginia Traditional Life 31, no. 3 (Fall): 6-13.
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Crowl, Thomas E. 2001. “Cherry Valley’s Coke Ovens” [Register of Historic Places; Leetonia, Columbiana Co., Ohio]. Timeline: A Publication of the Ohio Historical Society 18 (July-August): 28-41.
Culvahouse, Tim, ed. 2007. The Tennessee Valley Authority: Design and Persuasion. New York: Princeton Architectural Press. 144 pp. Eight essays.
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David, John P., and Jan Young. 2010. “Mannington to Upper Big Branch: The Promise Betrayed.” Appalachian Heritage 38, no. 3 (Summer): 49-59. Coal mine explosions: Mannington [Farmington], W.Va., 1968 (78 dead); Upper Big Branch, W.Va., 2010 (29 dead). Discusses UMWA reform and the 1960 Coal Mine Health and Safety Act, and more recent union busting, lack of safe working conditions, and Massey Energy.
David, John. 2010. “Toughen Mining Regulations Now.” Charleston Gazette, 19 April, Op-Ed Commentary. 900 words. Upper Big Branch Mine disaster, 29 dead, April 5, 2010, Montcoal, W.Va. Discusses dangerous loopholes allowed to evolve in the Coal Mine Health and Safety Act of 1969 and the 1977 Federal Mine Safety and Health Act. http://www.wvgazette.com/Opinion/OpEdCommentaries/201004190517.
Davidson, Cameron. 2007. “SCARFACE” [photo essay: mountaintop removal mining]. Text by Michelle Nijhuis. Audubon 109 (March/April): 76-83.
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Davis, George. 2009. “Where Once There Were Mountains: The Grassroots Struggle Against Mountaintop Removal Coal Mining in Central Appalachia.” Environmental Politics 18, no. 1: 135-140.
Davis, Robert S. 2005. “The Story of the Georgia Marble Dynasty” [Pickens Co.; Georgia Marble Company, incorporated 1837]. Georgia History in Pictures. Georgia Historical Quarterly 89, no. 3 (Fall): 368-388.
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DeKok, David. 2010. Fire Underground: The Ongoing Tragedy of the Centralia Mine Fire. Guilford, Conn.: Globe Pequot. 284 pp. History of an underground anthracite coal mine fire burning since 1962 which has decimated the town of Centralia, Pa.
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DellaMea, Christopher. 2010. Exploring Appalachia’s Coalfields: West Virginia, Pennsylvania, Kentucky, Ohio, Virginia, Maryland. San Francisco: Blurb.com. 71 pp. “A photographic record of the coal camps...company stores, tipples, coke ovens, and rail yards that...comprised the historic landscape.”
DellaMea, Christopher. 2010. Exploring the Rust Belt: Pennsylvania, Ohio, West Virginia, Indiana. San Francisco: Blurb.com. 77 pp. Industrial landscape photographs; Ohio River Valley.
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Dixon, Thomas W. 2006. Chesapeake & Ohio Railway in the Coal Fields of West Virginia and Kentucky: Mines - Towns - Trains. Clifton Forge, Va.: Chesapeake & Ohio Historical Society. 108 pp.
Dixon, Thomas W. 2009. West Virginia Railroads: Railroading in the Mountain State [Vol. 1; history to 1960s; pictorial]. Forest, Va.: TLC Publishing. 128 pp. Contents: Foreword -- Introduction -- Baltimore and Ohio -- Chesapeake and Ohio -- Norfolk and Western -- Virginia -- New York Central (Kanawha and Michigan) -- Railroads in the Northern Panhandle -- Shortlines -- Logging Railroads.
Dixon, Thomas W. 2010. West Virginia Railroads: Volume 2, Chesapeake & Ohio. Forest, Va.: TLC Publishing. 144 pp. Photos; late steam and early diesel periods. Contents: Introduction -- Alleghany Sub-Division -- Greenbrier Sub-Division -- New River Sub-Division -- New River Branch Lines -- Kanawha Sub-Division -- Kanawha Branch Lines -- Passenger Trains.
Dixon, Thomas W. 2010. West Virginia Railroads. Volume 2, Chesapeake & Ohio [1935-1965]. Forest, Va.: TLC Publishing. 144 pp. Photos, maps, drawings.
Dixon, Thomas W. 2012. West Virginia Railroads, Vol. 5: Geared Logging Locomotives [pictorial]. Forest, Va.: TLC Pub. Inc. “...a general history of the geared Shay, Climax, and Heisier type locomotives that were so prevalent...from 1890s until the 1950s.”
Dixon, Thomas W., comp. 2007. Chessie System Railroads in West Virginia [pictorial; locomotives; map]. Clifton Forge, Va: Chesapeake & Ohio Historical Society. 64 pp.
Dotson-Lewis, Betty L. 2007. Sago Mine Disaster: Appalachian Coalfield Stories [Jan. 2, 2006; Tallmansville, W.Va.; 12 dead, one survivor]. West Conshohocken, Pa.: Infinity Publishing. 301 pp.
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Drobney, Jeffrey A. 1997. Lumbermen and Log Sawyers: Life, Labor, and Culture in the North Florida Timber Industry, 1830-1930 [southern timber industry]. Macon, Ga.: Mercer University Press. 241 pp.
Dublin, Thomas, and Melissa Doak. 2001. “Miner’s Son, Miners’ Photographer: The Life and Work of George Harvan” [online magazine; links to 280 photographs, oral history audio, essays; Pa.’s anthracite coal region, 1946-99]. The Journal for MultiMedia History 3:(2000). http://www.albany.edu/jmmh.
Dublin, Thomas, and Walter Licht. 2005. The Face of Decline: The Pennsylvania Anthracite Region in the Twentieth Century. Ithaca: Cornell University Press. 277 pp.
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Durden, Robert F. 1999. “Electrifying the Piedmont Carolinas: The Beginning of the Duke Power Company, 1904-1925: Part 1” [including electrification of cotton mills]. North Carolina Historical Review 76 (October): 410-440.
Dye, Steve. 2009. “Building Rigs the Old Way: Oilman U.S. Dye” [b. 1880; Wood Co.; derricks erected for drillers]. Goldenseal: West Virginia Traditional Life 35, no. 4 (Winter): 26-32.
Eckholm, Erik. 2010. “A Mining Bellwether.” New York Times, 15 July, 16(A). 1,251 words. Reprinted in Appalachian Journal 38, no. 1 (Fall): 5-8. Obama’s E.P.A. and Arch Coal’s Spruce 1 mountaintop removal proposal showdown/test case at Pigeonroost Hollow, W.Va. -- previously permitted by the Army Corps of Engineers in 2007.
Edwards, Pamela C. 2004. “Southern Industrialization and Northern Industrial Networks: The New South Textile Industry in Columbia and Lyman, South Carolina” [Spartanburg]. South Carolina Historical Magazine 105 (October): 282-305.
Eelman, Bruce W. 2008. Entrepreneurs in the Southern Upcountry: Commercial Culture in Spartanburg, South Carolina, 1845-1880. Athens: University of Georgia Press. 313 pp.
Eggert, Gerald G. 2000. Making Iron on the Bald Eagle: Roland Curtin’s Ironworks and Workers’ Community [Centre Co., Pa.; 1810-1922]. University Park: Pennsylvania State University Press. 189 pp.
Egolf, Jennifer, Ken Fones-Wolf, and Louis C. Martin, ed. 2009. Culture, Class, and Politics in Modern Appalachia: Essays in Honor of Ronald L. Lewis. Morgantown: West Virginia University Press. 347 pp. Twelve papers delivered at WVU’s 2007 U.S. Senator Rush Holt Conference, “Transforming Appalachian Scholarship: A Conference Honoring the Contributions of Ronald L. Lewis” [WVU History Dept., 1979-2007].
Egolf, Jennifer. 2009. “Radical Challenge and Conservative Triumph: The Struggle to Define American Identity in the Somerset County Coal Strike, 1922-1923” [Pa.; culture change; native-born immigrants; Red Scare]. In Culture, Class, and Politics in Modern Appalachia: Essays in Honor of Ronald L. Lewis, ed. J. Egolf, K. Fones-Wolf, and L. Martin, 88-117. Morgantown: West Virginia University Press.
Eilperin, Juliet. 2011. “Coal Mining Provides Conundrum for Obama ” [coal production moves west; Powder River Basin, Wyo., Mont.]. Washington Post, 26 December, 2(A). 1,373 words. Photo gallery, map, chart. “Central Appalachia now produces just 17 percent of the nation’s coal compared with 70 percent in the 1970s....operators are concerned about what they’ll do when they’re finished mining on their current permits.”
Elkins, Crystal. 2009. “Echoes of Buffalo Creek: Leon Ball” [recollections of 1972 flood disaster; Logan Co.]. Goldenseal: West Virginia Traditional Life 35, no. 4 (Winter): 14-17. This is the second of three articles comprising a Special Report, pp. 9-25.
Ellis, Ruddy. 2002. “The Dick’s Creek Tunnel” [history of mysterious, pre-Civil War, unfinished Blue Ridge Railroad tunnel; Ga.]. Interview by student Jonathan Garland. Foxfire Magazine 36 (Spring/Summer): 70-80.
Ellis, Ruddy. 2009. “Historical Railroads” [drilling Stumphouse Mountain Tunnel and Dick’s Creek Tunnel, Rabun Co., Ga.; diagrams]. Interview by Brandi Allen. Foxfire Magazine 43, no. 1-2 (Spring/Summer): 63-77.
English, Beth Anne. 2006. A Common Thread: Labor, Politics, and Capital Mobility in the Textile Industry [Ala.]. Politics and Culture in the Twentieth-Century South. Athens: University of Georgia Press. 236 pp.
English, Beth. 2005. “Beginnings of the Global Economy: Capital Mobility and the 1890s U.S. Textile Industry.” In Global Perspectives on Industrial Transformation in the American South, ed. S. Delfino and M. Gillespie, 175-198. Columbia: University of Missouri Press.
Epstein, Paul R., Jonathan J. Buonocore, Kevin Eckerle, Michael Hendryx, et al. 2011. “Full Cost Accounting for the Life Cycle of Coal” [Appalachian focus]. Annals of the New York Academy Of Sciences 1219, no. 1 (February): 73-98. Seven charts, 1 graph, 3 maps. “Each stage in the life cycle of coal-extraction, transport, processing, and combustion-generates a waste stream....We estimate that the life cycle effects of coal and the waste stream generated are costing the U.S. public a third to over one-half of a trillion dollars annually....making wind, solar, and other forms of nonfossil fuel power generation...economically competitive.”
Estep, Bill. 2011. “100 Years of Coal Mining in Harlan County.” Lexington Herald-Leader, 21 August. 2,083 words. Historic photo, statistical charts, related stories. http://www.kentucky.com/2011/08/21/1852406/100-years-of-coal-in-harlan-county.html#disqus_thread.
Estep, Janet. 2010. “Danger in the Hole: 1958 Mine Rescue Team.” Goldenseal: West Virginia Traditional Life 36, no. 1 (Spring): 34-39. Nicholas County explosion; 14 dead; Richwood Sewell Mine.
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Fracking: Gas Drilling’s Environmental Threat (series). 2008– . ProPublica: Journalism in the Public Interest. Web site with dozens of informative articles, feature stories, comments, graphics, and multimedia links. http://www.propublica.org/series/fracking.
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Frederickson, Mary E. 2011. Looking South: Race, Gender, and the Transformation of Labor from Reconstruction to Globalization. Gainesville: University Press of Florida. 302 pp. Contents: Introduction: labor transformation and networks of resistance | Labor, race, and Homer Plessy’s freedom claim | Transformation and resistance: a war of images in the post-Plessy South | “I got so mad, I just had to get something off my chest”: the contested terrain of women’s organizations in the American South | Beyond heroines and girl strikers: gender and organized labor in the South | Labor looks south: theory and practice in Southern textile organizing | “Living in two worlds”: civil rights and Southern textiles | Transformation and resistance in the nueva New South | Back to the future: mapping workers across the global South | Coda: Southern workers on the world stage.
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Futej, Gerald M., and Max S. Robin, ed. 2007. 100 Years and Still Counting: The Town of Cass, WV [illustrated history]. West Chester, Pa.: Greenhill Station Productions. 100 pp. Ten essays, historic photos, and documents tell the story of this important railroad and lumber company town in Pocahontas County, W.Va.
Futej, Gerald M., and Max S. Robin, ed. 2010. Western Maryland Railway Shay No. 6: The Last Shay Built by Lima. West Chester, Pa.: Greenhill Station Publications. 104 pp. Contents: Short trains and stiff grades / by George A. Fizer -- Birth of the big six / by Fred Bartels -- WM Shay on heavy grades / compiled by Gerald M. Futej -- Obituary for a locomotive / compiled by Gerald M. Futej -- Baltimore’s sleeping giant / by Don McFall -- From Baltimore to Cass / by Fred Bartels -- Going home / by Jerry Moyer -- Two locomotives for Cass / by Max S. Robin -- Restoration of the big six / by Fred Bartels -- Arch tubes or siphons / by Gerald M. Futej -- Shay no. 6 returns to service / by Gerald M. Futej.
Futej, Gerald M., and Max S. Robin, ed. 2010. Western Maryland Railway Shay No. 6: The Last Shay Built by Lima. West Chester, Pa.: Greenhill Station Publications. 104 pp. Eleven essays; Steam locomotives; b&w pictorial.
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Galuszka, Peter A. 2012. Thunder on the Mountain: Death at Massey and the Dirty Secrets Behind Big Coal. New York: St. Martin’s Press. 283 pp. Contents: Death at Upper Big Branch | Renegade CEO | Up the Hollow | The roots of Massey Energy | Big Coal’s ugly and bright future | Strip-mining on steroids | Dark as a dungeon | Coal country culture wars | Pulling the trigger on Don | Asia’s appetite | Alpha’s rotten apple. “On April 5, 2010, an explosion ripped through Massey Energy’s Upper Big Branch Mine, killing twenty-nine coal miners. This tragedy was the deadliest mine disaster in the United States in forty years--a disaster that never should have happened. These deaths were rooted in the cynical corporate culture of Massey and its notorious former CEO Don Blankenship, and were part of a cycle of poverty, exploitation, and environmental abuse that has dominated Appalachia since coal was first discovered there. And the cycle continues unabated as coal companies bury the most insidious dangers deep underground and hide the true costs. But the disaster goes beyond West Virginia. It casts a global shadow, calling into bitter question why coal miners in the United States are sacrificed to erect cities on the other side of the world, and how the world’s voracious appetite for energy is satisfied at such horrendous cost.”
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Garay, Ronald. 2011. U.S. Steel and Gary, West Virginia: Corporate Paternalism in Appalachia [Gary Hollow coal camps, McDowell Co.]. Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press. 265 pp. Contents: Origins and settlement -- Iron and steelmaking science and manufacturing -- Pocahontas Coalfield and the N&W -- Gary at the beginning -- Labor issues and labor organization -- Coal power and town life -- Steel industry in decline -- An era begins to close -- The signs are all around -- Tough but hopeful times -- U.S. Steel, Marathon Oil, and depression -- A bleak year -- U.S. Steel and asset redeployment -- The new U.S. Steel -- Muted optimism -- Disengagement -- Prosperity and uncertainty. See also: Gary Hollow: A History of the Largest Coal Mining Operation in the World (2005), by Alex P. Schust.
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Gates, Frederick B. 2007. “The Impact of the Western & Atlantic Railroad on the Development of the Georgia Upcountry, 1840-1860” [market-oriented capitalism]. Georgia Historical Quarterly 91, no. 2 (Summer): 169-184.
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Genoways, Ted, ed. 2010. “The Price of Paperless: Inside the Mines that Feed the Tech Revolution” [electronics: iPads, circuit boards, copper wiring, rechargeable batteries, televisions, cell phones]. Special issue, Virginia Quarterly Review 86, no. 4 (Fall): 1-198. Ten graphic essays from around the globe on the human and environmental devastation caused by mining (cf. U.S. coal mining): The price of the paperless revolution / Ted Genoways -- Mother of God, child of Zeus [Peru; gold mines; mercury poisoning] / Jessica Benko and Bear Guerra -- Here everything is poison [Kosovo lead mines] / J. Malcolm Garcia -- Jharia burning [India; coal] / Allison Joyce -- The pit [Butte, Mont.; copper; poisoned lake] / Nathaniel Miller -- Father Copper [Chile] / Annie Murphy -- The underground giant: life in the hard rock mines of Quebec and Ontario / Louie Palu -- The solution: Bolivia’s lithium dreams / Matthew Power -- Tin Fever [Congo] / Delphine Schrank -- Digging out [Afghanistan; coal, iron ore, gemstones] / Elliott D. Woods. http://www.vqronline.org/issues/2010/fall/.
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Glass, Ira, prod. 2011. “440: Game Changer” [fracking]. Narr. Ira Glass. This American Life from WBEZ [radio program]. Originally aired July 8, 2011. 60 min. Marcellus Shale gas drilling in Pennsylvania. “Host Ira Glass tells the stories of two professors, each making a calculation that no one had made before. One gets acclaim. One ends up out of a job.” Act One: You’ve Got Shale. “...how Pennsylvania’s universities, politicans and industry have united to develop natural gas.” Act Two: Ground War. “Sarah takes us to Mt. Pleasant, PA, where a gas exploration company called Range Resources has leased 95% of the township’s land.” http://www.thisamericanlife.org/radio-archives/episode/440/game-changer.
Glenn, Anne Fitten. 2012. Asheville Beer: An Intoxicating History of Mountain Brewing. Charleston, S.C.: History Press. 192 pp.
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Green, Chris. 2006. “Selective Bibliography of Books, Films, and Web Sites about Coal & Central Appalachia.” In Coal: A Poetry Anthology, ed. C. Green, 311-318 unnumbered. Ashland, Ky.: Blair Mountain Press. [1. About coal / 2. Accidents & safety / 3. African-American miners / 4. Black lung / 5. Buffalo Creek / 6. Coal industry / 7. Coal towns / 8. History & Culture / 9. Labor struggles: Harlan County, Kentucky / 10. Labor struggles: UMWA & Mother Jones / 11. Labor struggles: West Virginia / 12. Language / 13. Literature / 14. Song / 15. Stripmining and Mountaintop Removal / 16. Women].
Green, Hardy. 2010. The Company Town: The Industrial Edens and Satanic Mills That Shaped the American Economy. New York: Basic Books. 248 pp. Includes coal-mining towns, steel-mill towns, textile-mill towns, timber-mill towns, oil towns, utopian towns, Oak Ridge, Tenn., and automobile industry.
Green, James R. 1996. “‘Tying the Knot of Solidarity’: The Pittston Strike of 1989-1990.” In The United Mine Workers of America: A Model of Industrial Solidarity?, ed. J. Laslett, 513-544. University Park: Pennsylvania State University Press.
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Griswold, Eliza. 2011. “The Fracturing of Pennsylvania.” New York Times, 11 November. 5,703 words, plus video clip. Residents of Amwell Township, southwestern Pa., relate their experiences with an invasive, Marcellus Shale hydrofracking industry [Range Resources]. http://www.nytimes.com/2011/11/20/magazine/fracking-amwell-township.html?_r=2&pagewanted=all%3Fsrc%3Dtp&smid=fb-share.
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Gruenwald, Kim M. 2012. “‘The invention of the steam-boat was intended for US’: Steamboats and Western Identitiy in the Early Republic.” Ohio Valley History 12, no. 3 (Fall): 3-20.
Guillerman, Michael D. 2009. Face Boss: The Memoir of a Western Kentucky Coal Miner. Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press. 347 pp. Union County; Peabody Coal Company; details the risks and dangers but also the good times and camaraderie as well as gender, race, and union relationships.
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Harkinson, Josh. 2011. “First Big Coal Broke the Union, Then It Broke This Town: A West Virginia Community Gets Wiped Off the Map.” Mother Jones 36, no. 2 (March/April). Massey Energy; Twilight, W.Va. http://motherjones.com/environment/2011/03/massey-energy-twilight-west-virginia.
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Stewart, Bonnie E. 2011. No. 9: The 1968 Farmington Mine Disaster [W.Va.]. Morgantown: West Virginia University Press. 288 pp. 78 miners died in Consolidation Coal Company’s No. 9 Mine explosion, November 20, 1968 at Farmington. “Based on public records and interviews...No.9 describes the conditions underground before and after the disaster and the legal struggles of the miners’ widows to gain justice and transform coal mine safety legislation.”
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Striffler, Steve. 2009. “Tyson Foods, Holly Farms, and the Rise of Big Chicken” [Wilkesboro, N.C.]. Chap. 6 in Migration and the Transformation of the Southern Workplace Since 1945, ed. R. Cassanello and C. Davis, 145-173. Gainesville: University Press of Florida.
Striking a Balance: Conserving & Developing Appalachia’s Natural Resources. 2001. Special issue, Now and Then: The Appalachian Magazine 18 (Winter): 1-44.
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Swain, George T.  2009. The Blair Mountain War: Battle of the Rednecks, “No armed mob will cross Logan County.” Chapmanville, W.Va: Woodland Press. 70 pp. Originally published in Logan, W.Va.; reprinted from the author’s The History of Logan County (b. 1887).
Swartz, Gordon Lloyd, III. 1998. “Locomotive Engineer Gilbert King: ‘I Like Railroading’” [W.Va.; B&O rail line; 1940s-50s]. Goldenseal: West Virginia Traditional Life 24 (Summer): 34-41.
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Ward, Ken, Jr. 2012. “Coal Pornography: What Is This Really All About?” Coal Tattoo (blog). Charleston Gazette, 6 June. 2,006 words. West Virginian Maria Gunnoe’s hearing testimony before a Congressional subcommittee about the effects of mountaintop removal included a coal-polluted-water bathtub photo of a little girl; she was detained afterwards by Capitol police, at Republican committee members’ urging, on suspicion of child pornography. http://blogs.wvgazette.com/coaltattoo/2012/06/06/coal-pornography-what-is-this-all-really-about/.
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