National Union of Mineworkers, National and Area Officials Study

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  • Reference
      GB 217 >GB 217 SWCC : : AUD/Project/1/6
  • Dates of Creation
  • Physical Description
      13 recordings

Scope and Content

Recorded interviews with national and area officials of the NUM. Subjects covered include trade-union and political activity, life in the coalfield, working conditions in the mines, unemployment, strikes and disputes, religion, lodges, economic depression, disasters, recreation, industrial diseases and pit closures. The recordings were made 1969-1974 but cover the period 1893-1973 (c) in subject matter.

Administrative / Biographical History

This study consists of recorded interviews with national and area officials of the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM). The NUM was formed in 1945.

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