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Pete Seeger at Don West's Appalachian South Folklife Center in Pipestem, WV
(Page 7)


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Redbud Morning
(Page 10)


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Shift's End
(Page 18)


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Out Back
(Page 32)


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Loadout
(Page 37)


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Scale House
(Page 48)


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In the Pit
(Page 65)


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The Whipple Company Store
(Page 68)


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Raymond Lewis, John L. Lewis's brother, Charley Payne, former vice president of umw District 17, and Bill Blizzard
(Page 86)


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Family Photographs of Bill Blizzard from the Collection of William C. Blizzard Courtesy of Wess Harris

Right to Left: Bill Blizzard, his parents, and his brother, Frank, at Eskdale in the Early 1940s
(Page 94)


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Blizzard Holiday Gathering around the table—Bill Blizzard in the center rear holding the baby
(Page 95)


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Bill Blizzard's children, William C. Blizzard standing and Margie sitting down
(Page 96)


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Bill Blizzard, pointing, at the groundbreaking for a United Mine Workers Union Hospital
(Page 97)


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Bill Blizzard catching a fish
(Page 98)


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Bill Blizzard testifying at his last trail where he was acquitted of charges leveled against him in the 1950s by the coal company during a strike at Widen when he was President of District 17
(Page 99)


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Morning Shift
(Page 107)


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Mike Seeger performing on stage at Pipestem
(Page 116)


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Additional Information

ISSN
1940-5081
Print ISSN
0363-2318
Launched on MUSE
2011-08-13
Open Access
No
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