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Interview of Powell, Walter
Date: 1974   Location: SWCC : AUD/215
Recorded memoirs of Walter Powell, Tredegar. Includes his opinion of Aneurin Bevan; jobs undertaken as a boy; working in the pit and on the screens; role of the women who worked in the colliery; inhibitions of men i.e. prevented pit-head baths being built sooner; working in America, and a comparison of working conditions in America and South Wales; his return to South Wales, and role in the running of the Tredegar Institute; impact of nationalisation on relations with management; direct relationships between workers and officials; work as a pit official; and transfers of men from pits which had closed

 

 

 

 

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