United Mine Workers of America (9)

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Organization

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Principal Location: Fairfax, Virginia, United States
Duration: 1890 - current (Africa solidarity mostly 1974-1980s)
Fairfax, Virginia, United States
The United Mine Workers of America (UMWA) was founded in 1890. It members mine coal in the U.S. In 1974 UMWA began a ...

Documents

by Arnold Miller, United Mine Workers of America
Washington, DC, Undated, about Spring 1974
The press release says the United Mine Workers of America (UMWA) President Arnold Miller charged that the Southern Co...
Type: Press Release
Africa coverage: South Africa
by United Mine Workers of America
Fairfax, Virginia, June 1-15, 1974
In early 1976 the Southern Company announced plans to import 2.5 tons of South African steam coal into the U.S. The U...
Type: Article
Africa coverage: South Africa
by United Mine Workers of America
Washington, DC, Undated, about first half of 1985
This leaflet against Fluor Corporation describes the company as a key supporter of South Africa's slave labor aparthe...
Type: Leaflet
Africa coverage: South Africa
Washington, DC, January 9, 1986
Packet with press releases on the boycott products of Shell Oil Co., a division of the Royal Dutch/Shell group, by th...
Type: Press Release
Africa coverage: South Africa
by United Mine Workers of America, Free South Africa Movement
Washington, DC, Undated, 1986?
Leaflet used in the campaign to boycott of Shell in the U.S. because its parent company Royal Dutch/Shell did busines...
Type: Leaflet
Africa coverage: South Africa
by Boycott Shell Campaign
Washington, DC, Undated, 1986?
Leaflet issued as part of a campaign to boycott Shell. The leaflet says the next step in the movement to end the apar...
Type: Leaflet
Africa coverage: South Africa

Photograph

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by Earl Dotter
Birmingham, Alabama, United States, May 22, 1974
Almost 1,000 people took part in a rally and picket at the annual stockholders meeting of the Southern Company to opp...
Type: Photograph
Africa coverage: South Africa
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, About February 29, 1992
Kenneth Zinn of the United Mineworker of America (center) and Bethuel Maserumule, Regional Secretary of the National ...
Type: Photograph
Africa coverage: South Africa

Button

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by United Mine Workers of America
Washington, DC, United States, Undated, 1989 or earlier?
Sticker produced as part of the campaign to boycott Shell Oil Co. because of its operations in South Africa. This ite...
Type: Button
Africa coverage: South Africa