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Title:Ben Schull Oral History
Author(s):Schull, Ben
Contributor(s):Herndon, Barbara
Subject(s):Oral history
Schull, Ben (1888-1978)
Abstract:Schull discusses his coal mining career around Illinois: digging coal and driving mules in Vermillion County, working as a mine manager and inspector in southern Illinois, duties as director of the Illinois Department of Mines and Minerals, mining conditions, hazards, and safety, mechanization, roofbolting, equipment, the coal industry, conflicts with between unions and management, conflicts between unions, the Mulkeytown March, mine closings, and changes in mining. Interview by Barbara Herndon, 1976. 3 tapes, 270 mins.
Issue Date:1976
Citation Info:Schull, Ben. 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):SCH81
Publication Status:unpublished
Peer Reviewed:not peer reviewed
Rights Information:Board of Trustees, University of Illinois
Date Available in IDEALS:2014-04-04

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