South Wales Coalfield Collection

1974 Miners' Strike Study

Ref No. Description Dates
AUD/41 Interview of Unknown Miners.
Recording of an interview with two men during the 1974 strike, which includes their thoughts and actions at the time.
Covers period : 1974 (c).
Running time : 21mins 32secs.
1974 (c)
AUD/352 Interview of Samuel, Harry.
Recorded memoirs of Harry Samuel. Includes a discussion of the overtime ban and its effect on productivity, picketing, and the organisation of strike committees.
Covers period : 1974 (c).
Running time : 9mins 30secs.
18.2.1974
AUD/397 Interview of Blewett, Charles.
NOT FULLY CATALOGUED. Recorded memoirs of Charles Blewett, mainly concerning the 1974 strike, a comparison of the 1972 and 1974 strikes, and the 1974 election campaign in Cardiff North West.
Covers period : 1972-1974 (c).
Running time : 1hr 18mins 22secs.
18.4.1974
AUD/412 Interview of Strike Committee - Bargoed.
NOT FULLY CATALOGUED. Recorded memoirs of members of the Bargoed Strike Committee.
Covers period : 1974.
Running time : 1hr 13mins.
1974
AUD/413 Interview of Lodge Committee - Taff-Merthyr.
NOT FULLY CATALOGUED. Recorded memoirs of members of the Taff-Merthyr Strike Committee.
Covers period : 1974.
Running time : 1hr 2mins.
13.2.1974
AUD/414 Interview of Unknown Youths - Merthyr Vale Colliery.
NOT FULLY CATALOGUED. Recorded memoirs of workers of Merthyr Vale Colliery.
Covers period : 1974.
Running time : 51mins.
21.3.1974
AUD/415 Interview of Francis, Dai.
Interview of Rees, George.

NOT FULLY CATALOGUED. Interviews of Dai Francis and George Rees. Also includes BBC radio and television recordings of events preceding the strike.
Covers period : 1974.
Running time : 1hr 30secs.
8.2.1974
AUD/416 Interview of Strike Committee - Swansea.
NOT FULLY CATALOGUED. Recorded memoirs of members of the Swansea Strike Committee.
Covers period : 1974.
Running time : 1hr.
11.2.1974
AUD/417 Interview of Strike Committee - Swansea.
NOT FULLY CATALOGUED. Recorded memoirs of members of the Swansea Strike Committee.
Covers period : 1974-1975.
Running time : 1hr.
10.2.1975
AUD/418 Interview of Davies, Dai Charles.
Interview of Williams, Ken.

The recording begins with Onllwyn Miners' Welfare Choir, which is then followed by interviews with Dai Charles Davies and Ken Williams, concerning the 1974 strike.
Covers period : 1974-1975.
Running time : 15mins.
10.2.1975
AUD/419 Interview of Thomas, Daniel.
Interview of Davies, D C.
Interview of Humphreys, Paul.

NOT FULLY CATALOGUED. Interview of Daniel Thomas (Colliery Officials and Staffs Association), D C Davies (National Union of Mineworkers), Paul Humphreys (Seven Sisters Miner). Also included are recordings of BBC radio and television news reports.
Covers period : 1974.
Running time : 2hrs.
11.2.1974

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