'Rank and File' 1979-1982 Study

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 217 SWCC : : AUD/Project/3/7
  • Dates of Creation
      1979-1982
  • Physical Description
      8 recordings

Scope and Content

Recorded interviews with people working and living in the SouthWales Coalfield area, most of whom were not directly involved in the coal miningindustry. They include interviews with a school teacher, a political and a social activist, a Chest Disease Physician, factory workers, miners, a soldier and a First World War resister, recalling their everyday lives and careers in South Wales. The recordings were made 1979-1982 but cover the period 1880-1982 (c) in subject matter.

Administrative / Biographical History

This particular study contains interviews with the wider community living and working in the South Wales Coalfield area not all of whom were directly involved in the coal mining industry.