3.5 Cubic feet Herndon J. Evans, editor of the Pineville Sun in Bell County, Kentucky, closely followed labor unrest in the Kentucky coalfields, especially in Harlan and Bell Counties, during the early 1930s. The collection contains handbills, leaflets, pamphlets and newspaper clippings collected by Evans primarily from 1931-1933. Also included are handwritten notes, correspondence, and drafts of articles and editorials written by Evans as well as memorabilia such as Communist Party membership books and organizational charts.
University of Kentucky
Coal miners--Kentucky, Coal mines and mining--Economic conditions., Communism--Kentucky., Editors--Kentucky., Pamphlets., Strikes and lockouts--Coal mining--Kentucky.
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