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This interview is one of a series conducted concerning Lincoln County History. Woodrow Mosley was a coal miner for several decades, and he discusses: his personal background; his family (including a father who worked for the Kingston-Pocahontas Coal Company in Kingston, West Virginia); his experiences coal mining and coal mining in general; life in a mining community; labor unions and a brief mention of some strikes; individuals such as Don Chafins, Cap Adkins, Charley Bates, Warney Chapman, & John Salstrom; mining methods, equipment, and procedures (including strip mining); livestock and farming; wells and well water; his retirement; road maintenance and building; gas lines; and other topics.
Interview is included in the Marshall University Oral History Collection. The index number is OH64-441.
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Marshall University Special Collections, OH64-441, Huntington, WV.