Boggus, Robert Taylor Thomas 1967-08-00

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Robert Boggus, a former coal miner, relates incidents in his career and talks about conditions at Thurber, Texas.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Robert Taylor Thomas Boggus

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Date: August 1967

Location: Mingus, Texas

Interviewer: Mr. and Mrs. Robert Spoede

Length: 25 minutes


Tape 1, Side 1: Moved to Thurber in 1905, Labor strike and settlement in 1908 recalled, John L. Lewis' visit to Thurber remembered, Notes effect of World War I on mining, Origin of mines in Thurber cited, Reviews career, Labor union membership discussed, Mentions conditions in Burkburnett

Tape 1, Side 2: Blank

Range Dates: 1905-1967

Bulk Dates: 1905-1940s

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