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Record 232/842
Copyright PastPerfect Museum
Collection Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College Oral History Collection
Date 02/06/1983
Abstract Interview of Denver Holmes by Eddie Powell.

Interviewer's description-
"Mr. Holmes was born in Laurel County in 1903 and traveled to Cumberland, Kentucky with his father during his youth. He started hand loading coal at U.S. Steel in 1935 and worked until 1950 when he quit and moved to Ohio where he worked until retirement in 1969. He mentions 1) union organization 2) using cutting machines and 3) accidents and deaths in mines."
Object ID 2007.001.0238
Object Name Tape, Magnetic
Subjects Cumberland, Kentucky
Mine accidents
Unions, Labor
United States Steel Corp.
Interview date 02/06/1983
Interviewer Powell, Eddie
Length of interview 36:26
Media Cassette Tape
Narrator Holmes, Denver
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