Interviews 1974-1979 Study

Scope and Content

Recorded interviews with individuals reminiscing about subjectssuch as their working lives, political and trade-union activity, derelict land reclamation schemes in the South Wales Coalfield, disputes and marches, the Spanish Civil War, nationalisation of the mines, experiences during World War One and World War Two and conscientious objectors, strikes and lockouts, miners'institutes and welfare halls, adult education, pit closures, industrial injuriesand compensation claims, lodges, unemployment.

Administrative / Biographical History

Interviews made during the period 1974-1979 with individuals about their memories of working and living in the South Wales Coalfield mining communities.