Episode 5 of Bughouse Square is out! Read the Story

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Nick Cherniavsky and Barbara (Bobbe) Herndon discuss capturing the oral history of the Progressive Mine Workers

BROADCAST: Jul. 20, 1976 | DURATION: 00:50:16

Synopsis

Nick Cherniavsky and Barbara (Bobbe) Herndon share their work of collecting oral histories of the coal miners of Southern Illinois who were members of the Progressive Mine Workers of America during the 1930s. The following oral history segments are played: Frank Bertetti, Joe Ozanic, Jack Battuello, James (Jim) Hopley, and Irene Allard.