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Interview with Joe Jones

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Identifier:

1997 OH 036

Date:

12/9/1996

Description:

Joe E. Jones was a coal miner during the 1976-1979 Blue Diamond Coal Strike. Jones worked at the Blue Diamond Coal Company Mine for two to three years, and he describes his job as repairing and retrieving parts for broken machinery in the mine. In this interview Jones describes some of the safety issues within the mine, how managers within the coal mine handled safety complaints, how Blue Diamond Coal Company treated miners, and the United Mine Workers of America’s involvement during the strike

Rights:

Contact Special Collections and Archives, Crabbe Library, Eastern Kentucky University for reproductions, rights and permission to publish.

Interviewer:

Reynolds, Jerrell

Location:

Marshes Siding, Kentucky

Duration:

:16:30

Restrictions:

none

XML:

1997OH036-Jones.xml

Transcriptionist:

Wilcox, Laurie

Abstract Author:

Roach-Barrette, Emma