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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.
|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
|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.
|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 The core of the collection is Gwyn Williams' published and unpublished writings (GB 0217 LAC/148/1), extending from his PhD thesis to his p...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
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.
|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
|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
|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.
|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.
|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
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
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