:: Title :: Interview with John Rowlands, Tom Thomas, and Gomer Williams about working as a door boy in the mines, injuries in mining accidents, and blacklegs
:: Genre :: interview, spoken
:: Performers & Instruments ::
Lomax, Alan [vocal]
Rowlands, John [vocal]
Thomas, Thomas [vocal]
Unidentified man [vocal]
Williams, Gomer [vocal]
:: Setting :: The Miner's Club
:: Location :: Treorchy (Glamorganshire), Unspecified (Wales) (Wales)
:: Language :: English
:: Culture :: Wales
:: Session :: Treorchy II 12/53
:: Date :: 12/8/1953
:: Reference Information :: T3358.0, Track 2 (00:17:59)
:: Original Format :: Reel to Reel
:: Session Notes ::
1 - Interviews with and songs sung by former miners at the Miner's Club in Treorchy. [Source: Editor]
:: Recording Notes ::
0 - John (Jack) Rowlands (73), at the time of the recording) discusses working in the mines as a young door boy, and the work that it entailed. He talks about the history of "The Best Little Door Boy," and recalls an accident he had in the mines. Tom Thomas and Gomer Williams tell stories of blacklegs (scab workers) and confrontations with them. [Source: Editor]
:: Collection :: England 1951-1958

 

 

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