MCDOWELL COUNTY ARTICLES


 

Here are some articles relating to McDowell County subjects contributed by researchers like you. They are wide-ranging in scope, and give glimpses into the lives and times of our McDowell County people and places.

 

A Coal Camp--Visiting The Past - Submitted by Buddy French

A Time To Weep - The Bartley Mine Disaster

A Distressing Accident - February, 1897 - Submitted by June White

Bringing Modern Medicine to the Mountains

Coal Miners and their Communities in Southern Appalachia, 1925 - 1945 (part 1)

Coal Miners and their Communities in Southern Appalachia, 1925 - 1945 (part 2)

Colonel Tierney Dies at Home - September, 1922 - Submitted by June White

Colonization of the Coal Camps - Submitted by Jeri Whitely

Elbert Memories - Submitted by Buddy French

Historic Coalwood - basic history of Coalwood, WV

History of McDowell Education - an overview of the educational system in McDowell Co

History of Telephone Service in McDowell County

Keystone, WV, McDowell County - 1903 - Submitted by Cheryl Wiscount

McDowell County - Colonel John D. Hewitt (1847 - 1903) - Submitted by June White

McDowell County - Directory of Coal Companies - 1896 - Submitted by June White

McDowell County from 100 Years Ago - Submitted by June White

McDowell County - Joseph Lawton Beury (1842 - 1903) - Submitted by June White

McDowell County - Lumber Companies & Railroads - (1899 - 1904) - Submitted by June White

McDowell County Natural Gas Strike - 1902 - Submitted by June White

McDowell County Mining Fatalities in August, 1922 - Submitted by June White

McDowell County Shooting - 1900 - Submitted by June White

McDowell County Shooting - Elmer Dunn - 1903 - Submitted by June White

McDowell County - William Lang Shot to Death in Alabama - 1904 - Submitted by June White

Names Of Early Coal Operations - 1950 - Submitted by Sebert Toney, Jr.

Organization of the National Guard in Southern West Virginia

Return To Glen Alum - a return to the scene of the 1914 robbery/murders

Segregation and Integration in McDowell County

Stories Of Baldwin-Felts Agency - 1950 - Submitted by Sebert Toney, Jr.

Thunder in the Mountains - The Havaco Story

World War I and the Miners of Southern West Virginia

Woman's Work in the Southern West Virginia Coal Fields

 

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