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Out of the Depths: The Miner's Story

Author: Films on Demand.; Films Media Group.
Publisher: Lawrenceville, NJ : Films Media Group ; Orangeville, ON : McIntyre Media [distributor] 1984
Series: A Walk Through the 20th Century with Bill Moyers
Edition/Format:   eVideo : Clipart/images/graphics : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Danger has always surrounded the coal miner's profession, but in the early years of the Colorado coal fields, it was almost as risky for a worker to stay above ground and face the wrath of the company as it was to toil in the tunnels below. This Bill Moyers program presents the memories of the people who worked those mines, freeing the rocks, metals, and minerals on which much of 20th-century American industry was  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Videorecording
Educational films
Internet videos
Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Additional Physical Format: Originally produced:
Sunrise Media LLC, 2010
Named Person: Bill D Moyers; Bill D Moyers
Material Type: Clipart/images/graphics, Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Films on Demand.; Films Media Group.
OCLC Number: 695008388
Notes: Title from resource description page (viewed Dec. 08, 2010).
"Danger has always surrounded the coal miner?s profession, but in the early years of the Colorado coal fields, it was almost as risky for a worker to stay above ground and face the wrath of the company as it was to toil in the tunnels below. This Bill Moyers program presents the memories of the people who worked those mines, freeing the rocks, metals, and minerals on which much of 20th-century American industry was founded. The depths of their struggles are revealed as they recall the deplorable conditions in which they labored and the events which led to the legendary 1913 United Mine Workers? strike as well as the infamous 1914 Ludlow Massacre. (56 minutes)."
Description: 1 streaming video (56 minutes.)
Details: Mode of access: Internet.
Contents: Miner's Story: Film Prelude (2:10) --
Men and Boys in the Coal Mines (3:42) --
Immigrant Mine Workers (4:03) --
Coal Mining: Industrial Feudalism (2:43) --
Coal Mining: Women's Story (2:23) --
Mining: Then and Now (2:36) --
Coal Mines: Importance of Mules (3:04) --
Coal Mines: Working Conditions (3:07) --
Coal Mining Dangers (4:37) --
Miners Organize and Strike (4:51) --
Heroine of the Labor Movement (5:07) --
Miners vs. Militia (4:51) --
Coal Mining Wars: Women and Children (3:27) --
Aftermath of a Massacre (2:21) --
No Company Concessions (4:35) --
Credits: Out of the Depths: The Miners Story (1:25).
Series Title: A Walk Through the 20th Century with Bill Moyers

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Danger has always surrounded the coal miner's profession, but in the early years of the Colorado coal fields, it was almost as risky for a worker to stay above ground and face the wrath of the company as it was to toil in the tunnels below. This Bill Moyers program presents the memories of the people who worked those mines, freeing the rocks, metals, and minerals on which much of 20th-century American industry was founded. The depths of their struggles are revealed as they recall the deplorable conditions in which they labored and the events which led to the legendary 1913 United Mine Workers' strike as well as the infamous 1914 Ludlow Massacre.

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