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Collection Details


Collection Name: Moweaqua Coal Mine
Repository Name: University of Illinois, Springfield. Archives/Special Collections. Oral History Collections [Repository Details]
Repository Location: Springfield, Illinois, United States
Dates Spanned: 1994-1994
Description: Coal miners and members of their families recall life and work in this Shelby County, Illinois community; special mention is made of the Christmas Eve Disaster of 1932. These memoirs were donated by the Moweaqua Coal Mine Museum.
Estimated Total of Interviews: 8
Broad Subjects: Industry and Labor; Economics
ASP Subjects: Coal; Coal mines and mining; Coal--Illinois; History; Illinois; Illinois--History; Local history; Mineral industries; Mines and mineral resources; Oral history; Shelby, IL; United States
Other Subjects: Christmas Eve Disaster of 1932; Moweaqua Coal Mine
Collection Code: OHC0000413