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Mines of Memory Collection

Physical Detail

Number of items in the collection: 24 items
Venues where material can be listened to: EMOHA, Snibston
Media available on: CD.

Collection History

The Mines of Memory Collection was created at Snibston, N-W Leicestershire, in 2008/9 as part of a project to record how workers at Snibston and Whitwick collieries remembered their work. A CD and audio trail was created and the information gathered was added to the extensive mining memorabilia at Snibston. Note that the collection is not on the EMOHA catalogue.

What the Collection Contains

The collection includes interviews with 23 people and subjects covered include work at the coal face, work with particular machines, surveying, work in the stores, the engine shed, the canteen, office work, work culture, relations with management, strikes, and mining galas.


Last updated: 19/01/2010
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