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

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Title

Interview with Joe Jones

Oral History Item Type Metadata

Interviewer

Reynolds, Jerrell

Interviewee

Jones, Joe

Location

Marshes Siding, Kentucky

Duration

:16:30

Restrictions

none

XML

1997oh036-jones.xml

Transcriptionist

Wilcox, Laurie

Abstract Author

Roach-Barrette, Emma

Citation

“Interview with Joe Jones,” William H. Berge Oral History Center, accessed June 23, 2018, https://oralhistory.eku.edu/items/show/321.

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