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Title:Frank Fries Oral History
Author(s):Fries, Frank
Contributor(s):Herndon, Barbara (interviewer); Lee, Constance (transcriber)
Subject(s):Oral history
Fries, Frank (1893-1980)
Coal mines and mining -- Illinois
Abstract:Fries discusses his coal mining experiences in Gillespie, Illinois: loading coal cars and equipment, mining before unionization, wages, accidents, owning a mine, UMW and PMA, union conflicts and violence, and the Mulkeytown March. Interview by Barbara Herndon, 1975. 1 tape, 90 mins.
Issue Date:1975
Citation Info:Fries, Frank. Oral History. Barbara Herndon, interviewer. Oral History Collection, Archives/Special Collections, Brookens Library, University of Illinois at Springfield.
Genre:Oral History
Type:Audio, Text
Language:English
URI:http://hdl.handle.net/2142/48889
Other Identifier(s):F915.2
Publication Status:unpublished
Peer Reviewed:not peer reviewed
Rights Information:Board of Trustees, University of Illinois
Date Available in IDEALS:2014-04-09


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