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Coal mines and mining

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

ALLAN, Robert Bruce (Carter) interviewed by Jenny Campbell

 Record Group — Box 28
Identifier: H0183
Overview Born in Nightcaps Robert talks of family, his mother’s vegetable garden and chores, the effects of mining on the town and the reduced number of people living in Nightcaps now. He tells of work and friends in the mining industry where he worked underground for 41 years. He worked at Mt. Linton mines where the workers had to work hard. He helped to set up the Ohai Railway Trust Board and finishes the interview by recalling the building of the Pub in Ohai by the Taylors.
Dates: 2013

BOKSER, Beth interviewed by Jenny Campbell

 Record Group — Box 28
Identifier: H0182
Overview Beth recalls her family history, education and living on a farm at Wairio. Her employment included: aiding at the Nightcaps Maternity Hospital, Nursemaid at Mt. Linton for the McGregor family, and working at the local bakery. She describes wages and cost of items of the time as well as social activities and the meeting of and marrying her husband. She discusses his employment in transport and mining and her concerns for him in his occupation of 40 years in the mines. She goes on to recall...
Dates: 2013

BOOTH, Vincent Paul interviewed by Jenny Campbell

 Record Group — Box 3
Identifier: H0001
Overview The interview covers Mr Booth's childhood in Nightcaps, farming at Bowmont Station, and work at the coal mines.
Dates: 2009

BOOTH, Vincent Paul (Tinny) interviewed by Jenny Campbell

 Record Group — Box 28
Identifier: H0184
Overview In this interview Vincent recalls his life and work in the mines around Nightcaps and Ohai for forty years. He also talks of the retail outlets in Nightcaps and latterly their decline, his interest in rugby, home ownership, marriage and friends.
Dates: 2013

KLEMICK, Martin (Marty) interviewed by Jenny Campbell

 Record Group — Box 28
Identifier: H0181
Overview Marty talks of his family history and life growing up in a large family in Nightcaps; his education and employment in the local mines. He recalls topics such as: mine safety, explosives, physical work, unions, mine managers, wages etc. His father built their family home and this is one of the oldest homes in Nightcaps. Marty also looks at friendships built through his work.
Dates: 2013