"Betrayal in the West Virginia Coal Fields: Eugene V. Debs, The Socialist Party of America, 1912-1914" (JAH, March, 1978) (Louis Pelzer Memorial Award Winner, 1977)
“Class Over Caste: Interracial Solidarity in the Company Town,” in Blacks in Appalachia, edited by William Turner and Edward J. Cabble (University of Kentucky Press: Lexington, KY, 1985).
“Icons of the Coal Fields,” in Icons of America, edited by Ray Brown and Marshall Fishwick (Popular Press: Bowling Green, Ohio, 1977).
“Rank and File Leadership in the Coal Fields,” in Essays in Southern Labor History, edited by Gary Fink and Merl Reed (Greenwood Press: Westport, Ct. 1977).
“Senator Robert C. Byrd: ‘The Unsung Hero of Watergate,’” West Virginia Law Review, Spring, 2006.
Encyclopedia of the United States Congress. “Congress and the States, West Virginia,” (Simon and Schuster: New York, 1995).
Encyclopedia of Southern Culture. Three Entries: “Southern Coal Miners,” “Mining Industry in the South,” and “Workers' Wives.” (University of North Carolina: Chapel Hill, 1989).