(4826) Harlan County Coal War, Hightower, Jones, Kentucky, 1930s

W.B. Jones, secretary of the Evarts Local of the United Mine Workers (UMW) and William Hightower, president of that same local, pose for a photograph. Both men were convicted of conspiracy to commit murder in relation to the deaths of three deputies during the “Battle of Evarts.” Both men were given life sentences.

(4826) Harlan County Coal War, Hightower, Jones, Kentucky, 1930s
Date: 
1930s
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Photograph
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4826