Browse Archives & Special Collections - UIS by Author "Allard, Irene"

  • Allard, Irene (1974)
    Allard recalls growing up in a mining family in Central Illinois. She discusses her father's work as a coal miner, company houses, stores, and scrip pay; describes miner's lamps and miner's buckets; mining union activities; ...

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