Publication celebrates 50 years of UMWA District 11

“Please accept my heartiest congratulations on this momentous occasion, the celebration of your Golden Anniversary,” so began John Lewis, president of the United Mine Workers of America (UMWA), to the membership of District 11 in a 75-page publication celebrating the union.

These words of congratulations from Lewis appeared in the “Golden History 1890-1940: 50 Years of Progress and Achievement” publication of District 11 of the UMWA. This publication is chock-full of congratulatory ads, photos and historical information.

This publication is part of the collection of the Sullivan County Public Library. The library is located at 100 South Crowder Street in Sullivan, Indiana.

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