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Title:James Hignight Oral History
Author(s):Hignight, James
Contributor(s):Herndon, Barbara
Subject(s):Oral history
Hignight, James (1911-1979)
Abstract:Hignight discusses his experiences coal mining in central Illinois: accidents and safety, firing shots, explosive powder, equipment, horses and mine ponies, and blacksmithing. He also recalls the towns of Beardstown and Colchester. Interview by Barbara Herndon, 1978. 1 tape, 90 mins.
Issue Date:1978
Citation Info:Hignight, James. 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):H539
Publication Status:unpublished
Peer Reviewed:not peer reviewed
Rights Information:Board of Trustees, University of Illinois
Date Available in IDEALS:2014-04-08

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