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'William Hornsby (center) being interviewed by Rene Zabeau (left) and Glen Armstrong, Educ. Dir. W. Va. SFL.'
William Hornsby (center)interviewed by Rene Zabeau and Glen Armstrong, Educ.  Dir. W. Va. SFL.
President Carter on left and Secretary Andrews on right.
'Left to right: Ollie Martin, delegate from Charleston Stereotypers local; Bruce Campbell, Southern W. Va. AFL Organizer; Mrs. Campbell, Vice Pres of Kanawha Valley Central Labor Union Auxiliary; Volney Andrews, State Sec-Treas, and E. A. (Gene) Carter, named to a new term as state AFL president.  All are Charleston residents.
'Re-elected AFL officers are congratulated moments after the vote at the closing session yesterday of the West Virginia State Federation of Labor convention in Huntington, Left to right are Ollie Martin, delegate from Charleston Stereotypers local; Bruce Campbell, southern West Virginia AFL organizer; Mrs. Campbell, vice president of Kanawha Valley Central Labor Union Auxiliary; Volney Andrews, State Secretary-Treasurer, and E. A. (Gene) Carter, named to a new term as state AFL president.  All are Charleston residents.'
'Ed. Reed, Huntington Bldg. Trades B. A. and 1953 President SFL; Bill Kirk; Bill Worley, Charleston Pipefitters B. A.'
Secretary Andrews (left), Pritchard Dillon--President Huntington CLU (center) and President Carter (right) at Huntington Convention in 1951.
'Federations prize essayist meets President Truman--John Dean, 16, Charleston's Stonewall Jackson high school student who submitted prize-winning composition in the federation's 1947 essay contest, visits President Harry Truman at the White House in company with President E. A. Carter (left) and West Virginia Senator Harley M. Kilgore (right).
Back row on the further left: E. A. Carter, President W. Va. State Federation of Labor, second from the right on the back row is John Dean--winner of the Essay contest.  Also included State Superintendent of Schools Dr. W. W. Trent, County Superintendent of Schools, Virgil L. Flinn; Principal of Stonewall Jackson High School Professor Horner.   Ronald Bowley, David McClure, Dane Bogges and Theodore Smith are runner ups.
Back Row:  Brewer, Holbert, Papas, Heury, Zabeau, Kennell, Hoffman; Middle Row: Skeen, Armstrong; Front Row:  Carter, Quinet?
"No Time for School in 1911- Shown is a typical group of youngsters, aged nine to fourteen, at the end of a ten-hour shift in a W. Va coal mine in 1911. A day's wages averaged 50-75 cents. Known as 'breaker boys,' these children worked six days a week breaking up large chunks of coal, picking out slate and other impurities, and greasing coal cars. The A.F. of L. fought for passage of effective child labor laws to prohibit such exploitation of youthful workers in many mines, mills and factories."
Former Vice President of Federation, Charleston City Building Inspector, 1957.
Resigned August 1957; Replaced by Jess Shumate, Ironworkers 301, Charleston.
"The full membership of the Editorial Board, which includes Maurice Fancher and Rene V. Zabeau, and the authors discuss the first chapter of the book."
"Evelyn L. K. Harris and Frank J. Krebs are shown in April, 1958 signing a contract for preparation of manuscript for the book, 'From Humble Beginnings, W. Va State Federation of Labor, 1903-1957.' E. A. Carter, Benjamin W. Skeen and Glen Armstrong (standing, left to right), members of the Trustees and Editorial Board of the W. Va Labor History Publishing Fund, look on."
Replaced Richard Kennett, who resigned April 15, 1957.
Frank Knight- Gazette (Chas.); Bill Evans- Fairmont Times; John Amos- Moderator; Walter Hart- Morgantown Dominion News
Standing left to right : Guy Hoffman (6th District), William J. Staddon (2nd District), James Q. Papas (4th District), Allen Hudkins (4th District), Rene Zabeau (3rd District). Seated: Ruth Ann White (5th District), C.V. Baumann (1st District).
Left to right: Guy Hoffman (6th District), Ruth Ann White (5th District), William J. Staddon (2nd District), James Q. Papas (4th District), Allen Hudkins (4th District), C.V. Baughman (1st District), Rene Zabeau (3rd District).
Replaced H. R. Kennett who resided to become Labor Com. April 15, 1957.