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Title:John Fancher Oral History
Author(s):Fancher, John
Contributor(s):Herndon, Barbara
Subject(s):Oral history
Fancher, John (1899-1984)
Abstract:Fancher discusses coal mining in Herrin and Springfield, Illinois, and in Alabama: coal mining work, uses of coal, union activities in Illinois and Alabama, UMW and PMA union conflicts, conflicts with management, organization of the Progressive Miners, union offices and resolutions, meetings, and members; John L. Lewis; the March on Mulkeytown, violence, and strikes. He also discusses growing up in Alabama in a coal mining family, hunting wild hogs, and prohibition. Interview by Barbara Herndon, 1975. 5 tapes, 450 mins.
Issue Date:1975
Citation Info:Fancher, John. 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):F213.2
Publication Status:unpublished
Peer Reviewed:not peer reviewed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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