• Wells, Kenneth F. - Interview and Memoir

    Wells, Kenneth F. (1913-1992)

    Wells, President of the United Mine Workers, District 12, discusses John L. Lewis, union activities, coal mining mechanization, and disasters.

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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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