• Morris, Albert - Interview and Memoir

    Morris, Albert (1911-1992)

    Morris, coal miner, discusses experiences as a miner and state mining inspector; origin of the Progressive Miners of America his service as vice-president of the local union; Christmas disaster at Ori…

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  • Leach, John - Interview and Memoir

    Leach, John (1881-1977)

    Leach, coal miner, recalls the different positions and duties he held in various coal mines in and around Springfield, equipment used, the UMW and PMA unions, and his family.

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