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message to America"s coal miners

William Zebulon Foster

message to America"s coal miners

by William Zebulon Foster

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Published by National Committee, Communist Party, USA in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Cover title.

Statementfrom William Z. Foster.
ContributionsCommunist Party of the United States of America. National Committee.
The Physical Object
Pagination14p. ;
Number of Pages14
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20140167M

The United Mine Workers of America was formed by coal miners, and they remain our largest membership group to this day. The UMWA is the largest union in North America representing coal miners and is one of the largest in the world. The UMWA proudly represents workers in and around underground coal mines, surface mining operations, [ ]. North American Coal offers high-efficiency, cost-effective contract mining solutions. Our goal is to partner with our customers to deliver success long-term success through integrated mining solutions that conserve critical habitats, reduce emissions and protect Native American Heritage.

Based in part on the book, coal is in demand. President Woodrow Wilson calls coal miners the keystone of America's second line of defense, and the war effort depends on the coal you dig.   As the coal industry declined, so did union membership, and now the town’s local miners’ union, United Mine Workers of America (UMWA) Local , consists entirely of retired miners.

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