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African American coal miners

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

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Michael and Ruth Yarrow Coal Mining Interviews

Identifier: AC-120
Abstract Michael and Ruth Yarrow Coal Mining Interviews collection contains interviews capturing narratives of life in the eastern coalfields throughout the 20th Century, primarily in West Virginia but also in Kentucky and Virginia. Among those interviewed were active coal miners, retired miners, women miners, black miners, and mine foremen. Miners' wives were interviewed as well as one miner's husband, three miners' daughters, one coal company president, and three coalfield professionals. Topics...
Dates: 1978-1989