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Record 201/842
Copyright PastPerfect Museum
Collection Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College Oral History Collection
Date 11/05/1983
Abstract Interview of Fred Blanton by Cheryl Sergent. Blanton discusses his background and coal mining.

Interviewer's description-
"Mr. Blanton was born January 4, 1913. He describes the various coal mines and businesses at Wallins Creek, Kentucky. Topics here include: (1) Tisdale (2) Kentucky King Coal (3) Banner Fork No. 1 and 2 (4) Creech Coal Camp (5) Terry's Fork Mine (6) Unionization/Strikes (7) Mine Accidents (8) 'Goode' Coal Company (9) Henry Ford's visit to Wallins (10) Mine Wages and Housing Conditions and (11) Ethnics in Mines (Italians)."
Object ID 2007.001.0207
Object Name Tape, Magnetic
Subjects Coal mining
Coal camps
Mine accidents
Interview date 11/05/1983
Interviewer Sergent, Cheryl
Length of interview 28:45, 6:03
Media Cassette Tape
Narrator Blanton, Fred
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