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1 Swansea University: 1981 Strike

This consists of a conference by the NUM (South Wales Area) and interviews with union officials and some of those attending a NUM National Executive Committee meeting.
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2 Swansea University: 1983 Strike

This consists of interviews with union officials from the NUM (South Wales Area) about a ballot for national strike action and striking miners from South Wales.
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3 Swansea University: Dan Lewis Remembers

Project devoted to the memories of Dan Lewis and covers his early life, education, his job as a school teacher and other experiences. It consists of interviews in English and Welsh and a documentary compiled from interviews and additional footage.
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4 Swansea University: Glyncastle Project

The Glyncastle Project was based around the Glyncastle and Rheola Pits, the working conditions there, the reasons for its closure and the resulting social and economic effects to the area. It consists of interviews with and discussions between men who worked at the colliery, and covers t...

5 Swansea University: Gwyn Alf Williams

Both his Gwyn Williams' historical and political writings are represented in his papers, along with a number of poems that do not appear to have been published. The core of the collection is Gwyn Williams' published and unpublished writings (GB 0217 LAC/148/1), extending from his PhD thesis to his p...

6 Swansea University: Maesmarchog Local History Class

Consists of interviews with and discussions between members of the Maesmarchog Local History Class and two documentaries compiled from two of the interviews and additional footage. Those interviewed range from ex-miners to school teachers and from people who have been born in the area to...

7 Swansea University: Miners' Eisteddfod

This collection consists of recordings of parts of the Miners' Eisteddfod for 1981-83, 1986 and 1989-92.
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8 Swansea University: Miners' Support Groups

Interviews with members of support groups, mostly women. In the interviews they talk about what they do to help the miners and their views on the strike. There is also a day class and a picnic arranged by support groups.
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9 Swansea University: Miscellaneous Interviews

Contains interviews that do not fit into any project or category. They are with a wide range of people from an NUM official to a dressmaker, and a schoolteacher to a Welsh miner who went to Australia. Covers the period 1760-1982.
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10 Swansea University: Miscellaneous Recordings

Contains recordings that do not fit into any project or category. They include a speech by Will Paynter and a Christmas party arranged by the Society of Graphical and Allied Trades '82.
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11 Swansea University: New Times in the Valleys

New Times in the Valleys was a conference arranged by the Dulais Opportunity for Voluntary Enterprise which came into being as a result of the 1984-85 miners' strike. The conference looks at the future of the valleys and consists of lectures on how the Single European Market will affect ...

12 Swansea University: NUM Residential Course

Series of residential courses held by the National Union of Mineworkers (South Wales Area) and the Department of Extra-Mural Studies at the University of Wales Swansea. The course appears to be mainly focused on improving the skills required for public speaking and consists of a series o...

13 Swansea University: Phurnacite Project

The Phurnacite Project was a study of the Phurnacite plant at Abercwmboi in the Cynon Valley and its economic and environmental impact. It is made up of a number of interviews of union officials at the plant, workers at the plant and those working at collieries that supplied the plant. A...

14 Swansea University: South Wales Miners' Gala

Recording of the 1983 South Wales Miners' Gala held in Swansea, involving marches, speeches and entertainment. Speakers include Arthur Scargill and Michael Foot.
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15 Swansea University: Spanish Civil War

This material includes an interview with a member of the International Brigade, a volunteer who helped run a Basque children's home and a member of the Spanish community in Wales. There are also documentaries about the war and video footage of photographs and posters relating to the war....

16 Swansea University: Swansea's Labour History

Swansea's Labour History was a conference arranged by Llafur (the society for the study of Welsh labour history) and held at the South Wales Miners' Library, Swansea. It consists of lectures on public health in 19th century Swansea, socialism in Swansea and the Belgian community in Swans...

17 Swansea University: Television Recordings

This is a collection of documentaries and news reports most of which have been recorded off the television, though a few are copies from other sources such as the National Film Archive, Imperial War Museum and organisations in the United States of America. The documentaries cover a wide ...

18 Swansea University: The Miners in the Modern World

Miners In The Modern World was a conference arranged by Llafur (the society for the study of Welsh labour history), the National Union of Mineworkers (South Wales Area) and the Oral History Society. It consisted of a series of lectures on various subjects ranging from nationalisation and...

19 Swansea University: The Politics of Coal

The Politics of Coal was a conference arranged by the National Union of Mineworkers (South Wales Area) and the Department of Adult and Continuing Education at the University of Wales Swansea. It consisted of lectures on coal in Britain, coal in Europe and the lessons learned from the min...

20 Swansea University: Trades Union Congress

Recordings of part of the TUC debate on the miners' strike (1984) and parts of the TUC conferences of 1986 and 1987. One of the speakers is Arthur Scargill.
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