Subject Source: Fast
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
M. H. Ross papers
Abstract: Myron Howard "Mike" Ross, was born November 9, 1919. Ross worked with a number of unions as an organizer, arbitrator, and advocate in the South. He ran for elective office in North Carolina on the Progressive Party ticket. After receiving public health training, he founded the Fairmont (West Virginia) Clinic, which had the mission of providing high quality medical care for miners and their families. Administering the clinic 1958-1978, Ross developed a longstanding interest in coal miners and...
Found in: Special Collections / M. H. Ross papers
Ruth Hale collection
The Ruth Hale collection, 1933-1938, 1971, documents farm conditions, particularly that of sharecroppers, and the activities of Southern Tenant Farmer's Union (an interracial organization founded in 1934 to seek relief from the federal government for sharecroppers and tenant farmers), in Arkansas during the 1930s. The collection includes printed material and correspondence.
Dates: 1933-1938, 1971
Found in: Special Collections / Ruth Hale collection
Wayne Walden papers
The Wayne Walden Papers, 1916-1952, are comprised of personal and business correspondence, literary productions, research notes and printed material.
Found in: Special Collections / Wayne Walden papers