Industries

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In the early 1960s, the United Mine Workers Welfare and Retirement Fund canceled medical cards held by union miners who were working for companies that failed to pay their royalty fees to the fund. In a few eastern Kentucky counties, the miners responded by traveling from mine to mine closing...

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This series features various topics related to life in Louisiana during the late 19th century and early-to-mid 20th century. Social conditions, agriculture, industry, roads, economic conditions, customs, married life, children, work, and education are among the subjects discussed. The complete...

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This collection began with the Kentucky Oral History Commission's effort to establish oral history programs in each of the state's 120 counties. County libraries worked with local volunteers to collect interviews. Since 1987; county oral histories have been generated primarily by...

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