Matt Witt Collection

mattwittIn the late 1970s and 1980s, Matt Witt was the editor of the UNITED MINEWORKERS’ JOURNAL, the official monthly publication of the United Mine Workers’ Union. He later served in the national communications departments of the Teamsters and the Service Employees’ unions, and then founded his own project, the American Labor Education Project. Matt’s materials include historical and autobiographical accounts of coal miners and labor activists.