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James Brewner Oral History 1mp3 audio


Title:James Brewner Oral History
Author(s):Brewner, James
Contributor(s):Herndon, Barbara
Subject(s):Oral history
Brewner, James (1892-1983)
Abstract:Brewner, coal miner, discusses his mining experiences in Du Quoin, Illinois: work as a trapper, mule driver, and dragline ground man; machinery; the company store; conflicts between unions; and the march on Mulkeytown. He also discusses bootlegging and ethnicity in DuQuoin. Interview by Barbara Herndon, 1977. 1 tape, 90 mins.
Issue Date:1977
Citation Info:Brewner, James. Oral History. Barbara Herndon, interviewer, 1977. Oral History Collection, Archives/Special Collections, Brookens Library, University of Illinois at Springfield.
Genre:Sound Recording (oral)
Other Identifier(s):B759
Publication Status:unpublished
Peer Reviewed:not peer reviewed
Rights Information:Board of Trustees, University of Illinois
Date Available in IDEALS:2014-04-01

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