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Title:James Hopley Oral History
Author(s):Hopley, James
Contributor(s):Herndon, Barbara
Subject(s):Hopley, James (1888-1988)
Abstract:Hopley, coal miner, discusses mining in central Illinois: the organization of the Progressive Miners of America, union conflicts and mine wars, the Mulkeytown March, strikes, bargaining conditions, contracts, and mechanization. He also discusses coal mining in England: work as a lamp carrier, pony driver, clay picker; hazards; and emigration to the U.S. Interview by Barbara Herndon, 1975. 4 tapes, 315 mins.
Issue Date:1975
Citation Info:Hopley, James. Oral History. Barbara Herndon, interviewer. Oral History Collection, Archives/Special Collections, Brookens Library, University of Illinois at Springfield.
Genre:Sound Recording (oral)
Type:Audio
Language:English
URI:http://hdl.handle.net/2142/48862
Other Identifier(s):H778
Publication Status:unpublished
Peer Reviewed:not peer reviewed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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