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Record 83/842
Copyright PastPerfect Museum
Collection Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College Oral History Collection
Date 01/29/1980
Abstract Interview of Reverend Otis King by Rhonda King.

Interviewer's description-
"After World War I, Otis King was among the first to start working for Peabody Coal Company. He recalls the hard times they had working for low wages and the difficulties in trying to unionize in order to get better wages. He feels like mining is the hardest and most dangerous work there is and the workers are entitled to the wages they ask for."
Object ID 2007.001.0087
Object Name Tape, Magnetic
Subjects Coal mining
Unions, Labor
Interview date 01/29/1980
Interviewer King, Rhonda
Length of interview 30:27
Media Cassette Tape
Narrator King, Otis
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