South Wales Coalfield Collection

Coal Mining Dispute Photographs

Disputes of 1875

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PHO/DIS/1 1875 Lockout in South Wales.
Printed copies of sketches produced by the "Illustrated London News" concerning the lockout in South Wales in 1875. Prints include the following scenes: a view of Dowlais from the cinder heaps; Dowlais market place receiving pit-horses; miners waiting for relief outside the Workhouse at Merthyr; an emigration agent lecturing in the Temperance Hall at Merthyr; miners and their families stone breaking; miners visiting a coal owner to settle accounts and gain permission to pick coal from the tips; miners and their families in a queue at the Pawn Office in Merthyr Tydfil.
(5 photographs)

Disputes of 1910 - 1911

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PHO/DIS/2 Cambrian Strikers.
Photograph of Cambrian strikers sitting on a hillside holding working tools. Informal photograph of men and women.
(1 photograph)
1910-1911
PHO/DIS/3 Rhondda Strikers.
Photograph of Rhondda strikers holding their work tools.
(1 photograph)
1910-1911
PHO/DIS/4 Strikers in Pontypridd.
Photograph of crowd of strikers waiting the result of the trial of their comrades. Photograph shows a sea of faces waiting in the street.
(1 photograph)
1910-1911
PHO/DIS/5 Strikers in Pontypridd.
Photographs of strikers entering Pontypridd on the way to court. Photographs show a procession of strikers holding banners while walking by the river.
(3 photographs)
1910
PHO/DIS/6 Images of the Police during 1910-1911 Strike.
Photographs of images of the police during 1910 - 1911 coal strike in South Wales. Most of the images are concerning the police while off duty and group portraits of different regiments.
(11 photographs)
1910-1911
PHO/DIS/7 Police Regiment Guarding the Court.
Photograph of police regiment guarding the entrance to the court. Photograph shows a large number of police holding their guns (non-aggressively) and blocking the road.
(1 photograph)
20.12.1910
PHO/DIS/8 Police Outside Pontypridd Police Station.
Photograph of military waiting orders outside Pontypridd police station. Photograph shows horses, military and onlookers standing in the street awaiting developments.
(1 photograph)
1910-1911
PHO/DIS/9 Police Blockade in Pontypridd.
Photograph of police blockade during 1910 - 1911 disputes. Photograph shows two rows of police on guard and military in the background.
(2 photographs; duplicates)
1910-1911
PHO/DIS/10 Police Regiment Guarding a Colliery.
Photograph of police regiment during 1910- 1911 disputes. Formal photograph of police at a South Wales colliery.
(1 photograph)
1910-1911
PHO/DIS/11 Police Guarding Court in Pontypridd.
Photograph of the closing scenes of strikers' trial at Pontypridd. Photograph shows police guarding the court, army officers and chief constable.
(1 photograph)
1910-1911
PHO/DIS/12 Police Guarding Taff Merthyr St, Pontypridd.
Photograph of Glamorgan Metropolitan Police guarding Taff Street Pontypridd. Three rows of police block the street.
(1 photograph)
20.12.1910
PHO/DIS/13 West Riding Police Regiment guarding Market Square Pontypridd.
Photograph of West Riding Police Regiment guarding Market Square Pontypridd. Police are seen on duty; their guns are displayed in front of the regiment.
(3 photographs)
12.1910
PHO/DIS/14 Police and Soldiers Guarding Naval Collieries.
Photograph of police and soldiers of the West Riding Regiment guarding Naval Collieries. Formal photograph of the group at the colliery.
(4 photographs)
12.1910
PHO/DIS/15 Cardiganshire Police.
Photograph of Cardiganshire police during the Tonypandy coal strike. Formal photograph of police.
(1 photograph)
1911
PHO/DIS/16 Police at Tonypandy.
Photograph of police at Tonypandy during the 1910 - 1911 dispute. Formal photograph of police in the yard of a colliery.
(1 photograph)
1911
PHO/DIS/17 Gloucestershire Police at Tonypandy.
Photograph of Gloucestershire police at Tonypandy during the 1910 - 1911 dispute. Formal photograph of police outside a public house. Barmaids peering through the window.
(1 photograph)
1910-1911
PHO/DIS/18 Boxing Match at the Police Headquarters.
Photograph of police headquarters during disputes in 1910 - 1911 in Tonypandy. Police gathered to watch a boxing match which is in progress. Everyone in the photograph are looking towards the camera apart from the two men boxing.
(1 photograph)
1911
PHO/DIS/19 Cardiff Police guarding Pontypridd Court.
Photograph of Cardiff City Police Force guarding Mill Street (Pontypridd ?) entrance to the court. View of the backs of the policemen and the crowd facing the police.
(1 photograph)
20.12.1910
PHO/DIS/20 Police Leaving Tonypandy.
Photograph of Metropolitan Police leaving Tonypandy at the end of the 1910 - 1911 disputes. Photograph shows police standing on the railway platform with their luggage waiting for the train. Children and other passengers can be seen also.
(1 photograph)
10.2.1911
PHO/DIS/21 Officials and Police at Pandy Colliery.
Photograph of officials who remained at Pandy Colliery during the disputes of 1910 - 1911. Formal photograph of officials and policeman at the colliery.
(1 photograph)
1910
PHO/DIS/22 Officials and Newport Police at Cambrian Colliery.
Photograph of Newport police and Cambrian Colliery officials at Cambrian Colliery West side No 2 pit. Formal photograph of the group.
(1 photograph)
1911
PHO/DIS/23 Officials dressed as Policemen.
Formal photograph of three colliery officials dressed as policemen during the disputes of 1910 - 1911.
(3 photographs)
1910-1911
PHO/DIS/24 Dunraven Street after the Tonypandy Riot.
Photograph of some of the inhabitants of Tonypandy standing in Dunraven Street after the riots. Informal photograph of men, women and children.
(1 photograph)
1910-1911
PHO/DIS/25 Pandy Square after the Tonypandy Riot.
Photograph of people standing outside a chemist and T Jones' tailor shop in Pandy Square, Tonypandy after the riot. Informal photograph of policemen, men and boys.
(1 photograph)
1910
PHO/DIS/26 Pandy Square after the Tonypandy Riot.
Photograph of Pandy Square, Tonypandy after the riots. Photograph shows crowds of people walking away from the square.
(2 photographs; duplicates)
1910
PHO/DIS/27 Wainton Street after the Tonypandy Riot.
Photograph of Wainton Street, Tonypandy after the riots. Photograph shows men, women and children of chatting, standing and walking around.
(1 photograph)
1910
PHO/DIS/28 Nantgwyn Colliery after the Disputes.
Photograph of men signing on at Nantgwyn Colliery after the disputes. Informal photograph of men standing around colliery buildings.
(4 photographs; duplicates)
1910-1911

Disputes of 1921

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PHO/DIS/29 Police Involved in 1921 Lockout.
Photograph of police during 1921 lockout. Formal photograph of policemen, plain-clothed man, women, children and domestic servants outside a church.
(1 photograph)
1921
PHO/DIS/30 Police Regiment in Pontypridd.
Photograph of police regiment marching through Pontypridd..
(3 photographs; duplicates)
4.1921
PHO/DIS/31 Penrenglyn Canteen District Committee.
Photograph of Penyrenglyn Canteen District Committee. Formal photograph of men and women. A stove can also be seen in the photograph.
(3 photographs; duplicates)
1921
PHO/DIS/32 Tonypandy Mission Hall Canteen.
Photograph of Tonypandy Mission Hall Canteen officials and staff during the 1921 lockout. Formal photograph of group outside the Mission Hall. Board in front of staff reads "Out but appy".
(1 photograph)
1921
PHO/DIS/33 Painting depicting the 1921 Miners' Dispute.
Photograph of painting by Andrew Turner depicting images of miners and railwaymen and their struggle. Three banners are seen in the background featuring the following slogans: Come let us reason together - National Union of Railwaymen; 1921 Cripple Alliance - Loganea Branch; United we stand Divided we fall - The City Branch.
(1 photograph)
1921(c)

Disputes of 1925

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PHO/DIS/34 Imprisoned Strikers After Release.
Photograph of Anthracite strike group. Formal photograph of family, friends and colleagues taken after release of Stanley Evans from prison.
(2 photographs)

Disputes of 1925

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PHO/DIS/35 Imprisoned Strikers After Release.
Formal photograph of Stanley Evans and his family, friends and colleagues. Photograph taken after his release from prison (He was the first anthracite miner released from prison).
(1 photograph)
1925

Disputes of 1925

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PHO/DIS/36 Imprisoned Strikers After Release.
Formal photograph of released miner and colleagues taken after the Ammanford riot.
(1 photograph)
1925
PHO/DIS/37 Imprisoned Strikers After Release.
Photograph of a group of Ammanford miners released from prison. Formal photograph of men all wearing their International Class War Prisoners Aid Medals.
(1 photograph)
1925
PHO/DIS/38 Great Communist Trial.
Formal photograph of men involved in the Great Communist Trial. Postcard published by the International Class War Prisoners Aid.
(5 photographs)
1925
PHO/DIS/39 International Class War Prisoners Aid Medal.
Photograph of an International Class War Prisoners' Aid medal presented to Samuel Morris after for his prison sentence after the Ammanford strike. Sam Morris was later killed in the Spanish Civil War.
(1 photograph)
1925

Disputes of 1926

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PHO/DIS/40 Glynneath Strikers Digging For Coal.
Postcard of Glynneath miners digging for coal for the soup kitchens during the 1926 miners lock out. Photograph shows miners with their work tools. Postcard produced by the South Wales Miners' Library.
(2 photographs)
1926
PHO/DIS/41 Strikers Singing in Picadilly Circus.
Photograph of a group of Welsh miners singing in Picadilly Circus during 1926 lock out. Informal photograph shows Welsh miners singing on the pavement outside a theatre.
(3 photographs)
1926
PHO/DIS/42 Strikers on the Beach in Southerndown.
Photograph of a family picnic on the beach at Southerndown. Photograph taken during 1926 miners' strike.
(1 photograph)
1926
PHO/DIS/43 Banwen Canteen Officials.
Photograph of Banwen canteen staff. Formal photograph of men and women outside the independant vestry which they used for the soup kitchen during the 1926 strike.
(2 photographs; duplicates)
10.7.1926
PHO/DIS/44 Duffryn Canteen Committee.
Photograph of the staff of Duffryn canteen during the 1926 strike. Formal photograph of men, women and children..
(3 photographs)
1926
PHO/DIS/45 Salem Canteen Committee.
Photograph of the staff of Salem canteen at Nantyffyllon during the 1926 strike. Formal photograph of men, women and children.
(1 photograph)
1926
PHO/DIS/46 Nantyffyllon Boot-repairing Depot.
Photograph of Nantyffyllon boot-repairing depot in the 1926 lock out. Photograph of striking miners holding boots and work tools.
(1 photograph)
1926
PHO/DIS/47 Neath Soup Kitchen Committee.
Photograph of staff and members of Neath soup kitchen. Formal photograph of large group of men, women and children.
(1 photograph)
1926
PHO/DIS/48 Neath Soup Kitchen Committee.
Photograph of Neath Soup Kitchen Committee during the 1926 strike. Formal photograph of committee. Tom Nicholas is holding a bag of flour.
(1 photograph)
1926
PHO/DIS/49 Neath Soup Kitchen Committee.
Photograph of Neath Soup Kitchen Committee during the 1926 strike. Formal photograph Tom Nicholas is in the centre foreground.
(3 photographs)
1926
PHO/DIS/50 Brighton, Dorset and Glamorgan Police during 1926 Strike.
Photograph of members of Brighton, Dorset and Glamorgan Police forces who had served in various districts in the Glamorgan police division during the 1926 strike. Photograph also includes the Chief Constable of Glamorganshire and managers of collieries. Formal photograph of the police and officials in front of the winding gear of a colliery.
(2 photographs)
1926
PHO/DIS/51 Police Marching During 1926 Strike.
Photograph of police, marching through a street, on duty during the 1926 strike.
(1 photograph)
1926
PHO/DIS/52 Images of the 1926 Strike used as Visual Aids in Russia.
Collection of prints taken from glass slides concerning the General Strike used as visual aids in the Soviet Union in order to raise funds and awareness. They were brought to England by Glyn Evans.
(45 photographs)
1926
PHO/DIS/53 1926 Lockout Medal Presented to T G Nicholas.
Photograph of medals presented to T G Nicholas for services rendered in the class war during the great mining lockout of 1926.
(4 photographs)
1926
PHO/DIS/54 Tugger Pulling a Coal Tram in the Somerset Coalfield.
Photograph of a tugger in the Somerset Coalfield. Postcard of a sketch (drawn by H O Batho) of a naked man on his hands and knees pulling a coal tram. The postcard was produced in order to raise funds for the families of striking miners.
(1 photograph)
1926

Disputes of 1927

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PHO/DIS/55 Images of the 1927 Hunger March. [Image Available]
A series of photographs depicting scenes from the 1927 hunger marches. Photographs taken from a pamphlet by Wal Hannington. Scenes include: people in the ambulance corp at the side of the road dressing a marcher's injured foot; cooking staff waiting on the road for the arrival of the army to serve hot soup; Tylorstown hunger marchers contingent arriving in Porth; marchers carrying their safety lamps as they march through a village; Ben Payne meeting A J Cook outside the MFGB offices; banner made by the Krasnaya Presna working women and given to the British miners; the postman for the marchers; rally in Trafalga Square for the South Wales Miners.
(11 photographs)
1927

Disputes of 1931

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PHO/DIS/56 March to Bristol TUC from South Wales.
Photograph of march to Bristol from South Wales. The march was broken up by police, moments after the photograph was taken. The photograph shows the hunger marchers holding banners and marching into Bristol.
(5 photographs)
1931

Disputes of 1932

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PHO/DIS/57 Maerdy Council of Action.
Photograph of members of the Maerdy Council of Action The group of men and women were on trial for anti-baliff action.
(5 photographs)
1932
PHO/DIS/58 Maerdy Contingent of the 1932 Hunger March.
Photograph of striking miners from Maerdy taking part in a hunger march in 1932. Photograph of marchers being observed by inhabitants of the village.
(1 photograph)
1932
PHO/DIS/59 Bedwas Black-legs Being Escorted by Police.
Photograph of black-legs walking in Bedwas (Colliery) with police protection.
(4 photographs)
1932

Disputes of 1934

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PHO/DIS/60 Participants of the NUWC Hunger March.
Formal photograph of group of men who are about to take part in the NUWC National (hunger) March, Abertillery to London.
(1 photograph)
1934
PHO/DIS/61 Blaina and Nantyglo Contingents of the 1934 Hunger March.
Photograph of Blaina and Nantyglo contingent on the 1934 hunger march. Men walking in the road. Banner in the background.
(1 photograph)
1934
PHO/DIS/62 Participants of the 1934 Hunger March.
Formal photographs of men who took part in the 1934 hunger march from Blaina, Brynmawr and Nantyglo.
(5 photographs)
1934

Disputes of 1935

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PHO/DIS/63 Blaina Riot Trial.
Formal photograph of men on trial in Blaina after the riots.
(1 photograph)
1935
PHO/DIS/64 Food for Strikers of the Cwmparc Collieries.
Photograph of group of men with food for the miners of Cwmparc Collieries.
(1 photograph)
10.1935
PHO/DIS/65 Strikers of the Dare Colliery Stay-down Strike.
Photograph of miners, who took part in the stay-in strike, and their families. Souvenir photograph with the slogan "We kept faith with them".
(2 photographs)
10.1935
PHO/DIS/66 Strikers of the Parc Colliery Stay-down Strike.
Photograph of miners who took part in the eight day stay down strike against the scab union at Parc Colliery. Formal photograph of miners with their faces still covered in coal dust.
(8 photographs)
10.1935
PHO/DIS/67 Strikers of the Parc Colliery Stay-down Strike.
Photograph of miners who took part in the eight day stay-down strike against the scab union at Parc Colliery. Informal photograph of miners reunions with their families.
(2 photographs)
10.1935
PHO/DIS/68 Strikers of the Taff Merthyr Colliery Stay-down Strike.
Informal photograph of friends cheering some of the stay-in strikers who came to the surface of the pit after two days underground at Taff Merthyr Colliery. Photograph shows a group of men waving their caps in the air.
(3 photographs)
1935
PHO/DIS/69 Police in Risca.
Photograph of police presence in Risca during riots of 1935. Photograph shows police and men of Risca watching and waiting for new developments.
(1 photograph)
1935
PHO/DIS/70 Police after Trelewis Demonstration.
Photograph of Police-Sergeant Gooding and colleague. Photograph shows Sergeant Gooding (of Mountain Ash) after he was hit by a stone thrown by one of the demonstrators at Trelewis. His nose and face are covered in blood.
(2 photographs)
1935

Disputes of 1936

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PHO/DIS/71 Support for Strikers in Trelewis.
Photograph of a street in Treharris. A banner displays the slogan "You have suffered for a principle we are proud of you". Families welcome home men of Taff Merthyr Colliery who were imprisoned during the riots of October 1935.
(5 photographs)
1936
PHO/DIS/72 Demonstration at Taff Merthyr Colliery.
Photographs of a demonstration held at Taff Merthyr Colliery against imprisonment of local miners following 1935 riot.
(6 photographs; 4 duplicates)
1936
PHO/DIS/73 Mid Rhondda contingent in the 1936 Hunger March.
Photograph of Mid Rhondda contingent of men taking part in the 1936 hunger march from South Wales. Marchers holding a banner.
(2 photographs)
1936
PHO/DIS/74 Demonstration at Bedlinog Against The Scab Union.
Photograph of a demonstration at Bedlinog against the scab union. Photograph shows women and men taking part in the demonstration. Two placards can be seen. One reads "National Union fight for unity, fight for peace".
(2 photographs)
1936
PHO/DIS/75 Rhondda Anti-fascists Trial.
Photograph of the Rhondda anti-fascists outside the courtroom before their trial at Swansea. They were facing riot charges after blackshirts attempted to hold a meeting in Tonypandy. The defendants, both men and women, are holding up clenched fists.
(3 photographs)
1936
PHO/DIS/76 Demonstration by Children After the Taff Merthyr Riots.
Photographs of demonstration by children. They are protesting about the imprisonment of their fathers following the Taff Merthyr riots. They hold banners with the slogans: "Children cry we want our Daddies"; "Our Daddies united can smash the new scales"; "Mammies worry how to feed us UBA scales won't allow"; "Our Daddies must fight or we will starve".
(4 photographs; 2 duplicates)
1936

Disputes of 1937

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PHO/DIS/77 Rhondda Demonstration.
Photograph of demonstration in the Rhondda of men, women and children. Demonstrators carrying banners which bear the following slogans: "1935 Taff Merthyr stay-down pit to win right to choose own union"; "1936 Arthur Horner elected President of the SWMF" and "1936 Hunger march".
(2 photographs)
4.1937
PHO/DIS/78 Demonstration Against the Release of Mosley.
Photograph of a demonstration in Trafalgar Square against the release of Oswald Mosley. Thirty thousand people attended the demonstration. Photograph shows the crowd in Trafalgar Square.
(1 photograph)
28.11.1943
PHO/DIS/79 Demonstration by Communist Party.
Photograph of Communist Party march in Cardiff. Banners carried by demonstrators bear the slogans. Join the Communist Rally and demand work for the Unemployed"; "Houses for the people, more food for heavy workers"; "51,000 without jobs, direct industry to Wales".
(1 photograph)
1948

Disputes of 1950 - 1959

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PHO/DIS/80 Demonstration Against Changes in the Unemployment Insurance Regulations.
Photographs of demonstration at Cardiff against the withdrawal of Section 62 of the Unemployment Insurance Regulations. One photograph shows crowd listening to speakers, the other shows members of Bwllfa Lodge at the demonstration.
(2 photographs)
1953
PHO/DIS/81 Lobby of the House of Commons against Pit Closures.
Photograph of lobby of the House of Commons against pit closures. Demonstrators all holding placards with the slogans: "We Want Work" and "Stop pit closures".
(1 photograph)
1959

Disputes of 1960 - 1969

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PHO/DIS/82 Aberdare May Day Demonstration.
Photograph of Aberdare May Day demonstration. Photograph shows Michael Foot and Will Paynter marching.
(1 photograph)
1960(c)
PHO/DIS/83 Lobby of National Union of Mineworkers, Cardiff.
Photograph of lobby of National Union of Mineworkers (South Wales Area) Area Conference at Cardiff over the closure of Rhigos Colliery. Demonstrators holding placards with the following slogans: "Stop the closure of Rhigos Colliery"; "Vote today for Industrial Action"; "Save the Welsh Coalfield no more closures"; "Our Fathers fought so can we"; "Into action to safeguard the future of the miners and their families".
(2 photographs)
1961(c)
PHO/DIS/84 Demonstration Against Pit Closures.
Photograph of demonstration against pit closures in Cardiff. Photograph of demonstrators carrying placards with the following slogans: "Let's be bold before we're too old"; "Closures cause chaos"; "No pit is safe in todays rat race"; "Transfers are tragic".
(1 photograph)
1962
PHO/DIS/85 Demonstration Against Pit Closures.
Photograph of South Wales lobby against pit closures. Monmouthshire miners with Arthur Horner. Miners are holding placards with the following slogans: "Not a man to the road"; "Stop the sackings every man the right to work"; "Welsh youth want careers".
(2 photographs)
1963
PHO/DIS/86 Demonstration Against Pit Closures.
Photograph of NUM pit closures demonstration. Photograph shows the Ynyscedwyn Lodge contingent and banner. The banner's slogan is in Welsh "Cyfrinfa Ynyscedwyn undeb Glowyr de Cymru Dynyw dyn ar bob cyfandir "which in translation means "Man is man on every continent".
(1 photograph)
1967(c)

Disputes of 1972

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PHO/DIS/87 Cwm and Coedely Miners.
Photographs of Cwm and Coedely miners' activities during the 1972 strike. Photographs of strikers on picket lines and meetings of strikers. Also photographs of paint daubed on bridges with the slogans: "Stop, miners' picket line on this bridge" and "Stop, miners' pickets".
(10 photographs)
1972
PHO/DIS/88 Cwm and Coedely Miners.
Photographs of Cwm and Coedely miners' activities during the 1972 strike. Photographs of strikers and paint daubed on bridge with the slogan: "Stop, miners' picket line on this bridge".
(3 photographs)
1972
PHO/DIS/89 South Wales Miners Delegation at a Demonstration in Hyde Park, London.
Photographs of South Wales miners' delegation taking part in a demonstration at Hyde Park, London. Photographs of Maerdy and Penrhiwceiber Lodges are being carried by the procession.
(2 photographs)
6.2.1972
PHO/DIS/90 Demonstration in Cardiff.
Photograph of demonstration in Cardiff during the 1972 strike. Photograph shows Merthyr Valley Joint Lodges banner and contingent marching through the streets of Cardiff.
(1 photograph)
1972
PHO/DIS/91 Demonstration in Cardiff.
Photographs of demonstration in Cardiff during 1972 strike. Photographs show demonstrators, banners and band. The photographs include the following lodge banners: Ogmore Valley Lodge; Penrhiwceiber Lodge; Merthyr Valley Joint Lodges and the National Union of Mineworkers (South Wales Area) banner.
(12 photographs)
1972
PHO/DIS/92 Demonstration in Cardiff.
Photographs of demonstration in Cardiff during 1972 strike. Photographs show demonstrators and banners of the following organisations: Oakdale Navigation Lodge; Llynfi Valley Joint Lodges; Ogmore Valley Lodge; Caerau Lodge; Blaengwrach Lodge; Lady Windsor Lodge; Werntarw Lodge; Merthyr Valley Joint Lodges; Mardy Lodge; Fernhill Lodge; Draughtsmens' and Allied Technicians Association; Colliery Officials and Staff Association.
(16 photographs)
1972
PHO/DIS/93 Presentation by Dai Francis.
Informal photograph of Dai Francis receiving or presenting a cheque to lodge members during 1972 strike.
(1 photograph)
1972

Disputes of 1979

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PHO/DIS/94 Lobby of the NUM NEC Opposing the threat of the Deep Duffryn Colliery Closure.
A series of photographs taken at the lobby of the National Union of Mineworkers National Executive Council concerning the threat of the Deep Duffryn closure in 1979. Photographs show demonstrators outside NEC buildings, Mountain Ash and Penrhiwceiber Lodges' banner is prominent as are placards with the following slogans: "Learn from the 1960's stop closures now"; "Save Deep Duffryn, save our community, save the South Wales Coalfield". Also includes two photographs of a view of Deep Duffryn Colliery.
(86 photographs)
4.1979
PHO/DIS/95 Deep Duffryn Contingent at Gala.
Photograph of Deep Duffryn contingent at South Wales Miners' Gala. Representatives are protesting against the threat of closure of Deep Duffryn Colliery. The Mountain Ash and Penrhiwceiber banner is present and placards are being carried with the following slogans: "Stop the rundown"; "Cynon Valley has lost 3000 jobs in mining, 3700 jobs in manufacture"; "Coal is Britains life blood stop closure now"; "NCB has no right to scrap our energy stock".
(1 photograph)
6.1979

Disputes of 1980

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PHO/DIS/96 Demonstration in Support of the Steel Workers.
Photographs taken by Kim Howells when editor of the journal - "South Wales Miner." Photographs could have been taken to be used in the journal. Photographs include: portraits of people involved in the mining industry (unidentified); landscapes and collieries; demonstration in support of the steelworkers. demonstrators carrying banners and placards with the slogans: "Pay the Steelworkers stop the closures"; "General strike action now"; "I want a future in the Rhondda".
(24 photographs)
1980
PHO/DIS/97 Demonstration in Support of the Steel Workers.
Photographs of Welsh Trade Union Congress demonstration in support of the steel workers strike. Placards are being carried with the slogans: "smelt the iron lady"; "Pay the steelworkers, stop the closures and general strike action now." The following banners appear in these photographs: NUM (South Wales Area); Cwm Llantwit Lodge; Penrhiwceiber Lodge; Mardy Lodge; Blaenant Lodge; Brynlliw Lodge; Lady windsor Lodge; Transport and General Workers Union (region 4) Wales; Merthyr Tydfil Trades Union Council; National Union of Railwaymen; Fire Brigades Union; Society of Civil and Public Servants; Tailors and Garments Union.
(30 photographs)
2.1980
PHO/DIS/98 Demonstration opposing a Visit by Margaret Thatcher.
Photographs of a demonstration opposing a visit by Margaret Thatcher to Swansea. Photographs of demonstrators and police. The photographs include banners of the following organisations: Blaengwrach Lodge; Mardy Lodge; Wales TUC; Ford Swansea Joint Stewards' Committee.
(13 photographs & negatives)
1980

Disputes of 1981

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PHO/DIS/99 Images of the 1981 Strike.
Photographs taken during 1981 miners' strike in South Wales. Photographs include scenes of the picket line at Onllwyn and striking miners being interviewed by a television reporter.
(7 photographs)
1.1981
PHO/DIS/100 Labour Party Demonstration Against Unemployment.
Photographs of the Labour Party demonstration against unemployment. Photographs show the demonstrators and banners of the following organisations: Tower Lodge; Gwent Alliance; Labour Party; Wales TUC; People's March May 1981 Liverpool to London.
(7 photographs)
1981

Disputes of 1982

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PHO/DIS/101 Day of Action.
Photographs of a Day of Action. Photographs show scenes of demonstration, official pickets and police.
(13 photographs)
22.9.1982

Disputes of 1982

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PHO/DIS/102 Demonstration Protesting Against Lack of Jobs.
Photographs of a demonstration possibly in Swansea protesting against lack of jobs. Photographs are of speakers and crowd at the demonstration. Placards have the following slogans "Sack Thatcher not Workers" and "On yer bike Tebbit".
(11 photographs)
10.1982

Disputes of 1984 - 1985

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PHO/DIS/103 Demonstration by Men, Women and Children.
Photograph of a procession of women, men and children carrying banners. One of the banners is Maersmarchog School, Banwen.
(1 photograph)
19.5.1984
PHO/DIS/104 Demonstration by Children.
Photograph of children pickets holding placards with the slogan "Victory to the miners. Coal the nations energy future save it with the NUM".
(1 photograph)
1984-1985
PHO/DIS/105 Fernhill Lodge Contingent at a Demonstration in London.
Photograph of Fernhill Lodge contingent and banner at a demonstration in London during the 1984 - 1985 strike.
(1 photograph)
24.2.1985
PHO/DIS/106 Images of the 1984-1985 Strike. [Images Available]
Photographs taken during 1984-1985 strike. The photographs include scenes of demonstrations in which women, children and miners are involved. Margaret Thatcher at the Conservative Party Conference. Arthur Scargill at the Miners' rally in Treorchy and at the TUC Confernce in Brighton; scenes of violence at Orgreave Coking plant; pickets at Port Talbot Steel Works and at Marine Colliery; striking miners picking coal from the tips; miners wives preparing food packages.
(57 photographs)
1984-1985
PHO/DIS/107 Album presented to South Wales Miners by Southampton Supporters.
Photograph album contains photographs taken during the 1984 - 1985 strike. These include photographs depicting the following scenes people raising funds and collecting food for striking miners and their families; Neil Kinnock visiting Southampton Labour Party headquarters; demonstrations to support the striking miners; social events organised to raise funds; speakers at meetings organised to raise awareness and support in the area; appeals for food and toys for the families of striking miners and transportation of donations to food centres in South Wales; scenes at the picket lines in South Wales; views of the pit villages; police guarding the colliery; picket lines at Fawley power station; photograph exhibition of the 1984-5 miners strike at Southampton Guildhall; demonstration in London 24.2.1985. Onllwyn Male Voice Choir concert in Winchester to raise funds for strikers and families.
(1 photograph album; 101 photographs)
1985-1986

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