SEGMENT: NON-FARM WORK

Ola Ridley>UIS Collection N-R>UIS Collection N-R, Segment 13

SEGMENT: NON-FARM WORK,

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NON-FARM WORK
Mr. Ridley is now being interviewed. Discussion of differences in Mine #9 & Mine #53 & production capacity of machinery. Mention of Mine Wars. Mr. Ridley was a mine boss. Description of mine work after strike - filling cars, hoisting coal, etc. Progressives did not want the strike ended. Opinion was that if strike had lasted 2 more wks miners would have gone Progressive. Mentions soldiers in towns during strike. People did not go to town much during strike.