Colorado Coal Mining Project

Project description: The Colorado Coal Mining Project consists of approximately 20 interviews focused on the mining of coal and on coal mining communities in Colorado. Of primary concern are the 1914 coal miners’ strike and the Great Depression.

Regulatory significance: Three interviews discuss working conditions, mine safety, and the effect of mining regulations on worker safety.

Repository: Center for Oral and Public History, California State University – Fullerton

Interview dates: 1970-1971

Digital access: No online availability.