Files in this item



audio/mpegan21-anderson-01.mp3 (30MB)
Everett Anderson Oral History 1mp3 audio


audio/mpegan21-anderson-02.mp3 (58MB)
Everett Anderson Oral History 2mp3 audio


Title:Everett Anderson Oral History
Author(s):Anderson, Everett
Contributor(s):Herndon, Barbara
Subject(s):Oral history
Anderson, Everett (1901-1994)
Abstract:Everett Anderson, coal miner, discusses his coal mining experiences in Southern Illinois working as a trapper boy and pumping water; mining, cutting, drilling, and loading; mules, coal cars, and workshifts; hazards and accidents; changes in mining machinery, and equipment; inspectors; strip mining; and suffering from black lung disease. He also discusses the 1922 riot in Herrin, Illinois, the mine wars, strikes and violence, and union activities. Interview by Barbara Herndon, 1976. 2 tapes, 180 mins.
Issue Date:1976
Citation Info:Everett, Anderson. Oral History. Barbara Herndon, interviewer. Oral History Collection, Archives/Special Collections, Brookens Library, University of Illinois at Springfield.
Genre:Sound Recording (oral)
Other Identifier(s):AN21
Publication Status:unpublished
Peer Reviewed:not peer reviewed
Rights Information:Board of Trustees, University of Illinois
Date Available in IDEALS:2014-03-31

This item appears in the following Collection(s)

Item Statistics

  • Total Downloads: 36
  • Downloads this Month: 1
  • Downloads Today: 0