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Andes, Mary Tippett

 Person

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Oral histories of underground iron miners

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-180
Scope and Contents note This collection contains a 24 audiocassettes and selected transcripts of interviews with eight former underground iron miners, as conducted by Mary Tippett Andes between 1960 and 1994. The miners interviewed are Glenn Bjork, Louis La Jeunesse, William Lucas, Ralph Maki, Lowell K. Smail, and Dewey B. Tippett. Two miners' wives, Kaarina Lucas and Dawne Tippett Smail, were also interviewed. Each miner recounts his experiences as an underground iron miner working for the Cleveland Cliffs Iron...

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