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Welsh Gold By N.C. Williams
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Every cloud has a golden lining... Gwyn Williams and his family face ruin. After a disaster in his private coal mine claims the life of his brother-in-law, a bank steps in and forecloses on his... More > business, taking the family home also. Welsh mining was in his blood, but now it appears to have crushed the life out of him. But as the bailiffs seize the family's possessions, a relative dies leaving them a dilapidated cottage in rural Wales. But the cottage holds a secret; one that a ruthless local businessman is intent on exploiting at any cost. Gwyn discovers the cottage is on the site of an ancient Roman gold mine. Tempted to search for it, Gwyn knows it could provide the answer to all his problems but could also threaten his family and even his life.< Less
The Underworld - The Story of Robert Sinclair; Miner By James C Welsh
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Set in the period leading up to the First World War, The Underworld vividly relates the story of working coal miners and the members of the community in which they lived. It tells the story of... More > their loves, hopes and dreams. It portrays their struggles with the forces of nature deep underground and their equally tenacious and vicious struggles with their so-called "masters" - the money-grubbing coal-owners. A masterpiece of working class literature from the pen of an insider. Be prepared to cry! Published in support of the Working Class Movement Library, Salford, M5 4WX.< Less
The Underworld - The Story of Robert Sinclair; Miner By James C Welsh
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Set in the period leading up to the First World War, The Underworld vividly relates the story of working coal miners and the members of the community in which they lived. It tells the story of... More > their loves, hopes and dreams. It portrays their struggles with the forces of nature deep underground and their equally tenacious and vicious struggles with their so-called "masters" - the money-grubbing coal-owners. A masterpiece of working class literature from the pen of an insider. Be prepared to cry! Published in support of the Working Class Movement Library, Salford, M5 4WX.< Less
A Voyage to South Africa on the Braemar Castle By Brian Jones, Brian Jones
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In 1913 a young coal miner from Brynamman, South Wales, sailed to South Africa on the 'Braemar Castle' to seek work in the gold mines. He kept this diary of the daily routine on board ship.
The Real Price of Coal By Magdalena Meg Garczynska
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Photographs and poems presented in that book tribute to the miners and their families. It is kind of reminder as well - of how hard and dangerous was miners life. Black and white life full of fear,... More > tears, hardship, poverty, hard work, worries and danger. How was real price of coal? -Families fear of their husbands/fathers/sons life -Tousands of victims of mining diasters -Ilness caused by coal dust and hard work in the mines -Environmental problems caused by industrialization /urbanization -Unemployment and poverty problems present days Was it worth it? All photographs showing Hetty Shaft (Hopkinstown), but it is tribute to all miners in Wales and probably in the World. Even if all mines in Wales are closed now, there is still plenty of them in other countries. Some families still living in fear, praying to God and asking for safe come back. We should all remember how big price we pay for coal, which on purpose is also called black gold.< Less
The Real Price of Coal By Magdalena Meg Garczynska
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Photographs and poems presented in that book tribute to the miners and their families. It is kind of reminder as well - of how hard and dangerous was miners life. Black and white life full of fear,... More > tears, hardship, poverty, hard work, worries and danger. How was real price of coal? -Families fear of their husbands/fathers/sons life -Tousands of victims of mining diasters -Ilness caused by coal dust and hard work in the mines -Environmental problems caused by industrialization /urbanization -Unemployment and poverty problems present days Was it worth it? All photographs showing Hetty Shaft (Hopkinstown), but it is tribute to all miners in Wales and probably in the World. Even if all mines in Wales are closed now, there is still plenty of them in other countries. Some families still living in fear, praying to God and asking for safe come back. We should all remember how big price we pay for coal, which on purpose is also called black gold.< Less
Minnesota Fiftieth Anniversary By jon derke
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Early history of the state of Minnesota published in 1908, 50 years after Minnesota Statehood, by the Minnesota State Board of Immigration. This is a reprint of an original 1908 publication. Chapters... More > include; Summary of the state by George Welsh, Commissioner of Immigration; Agriculture in Minnesota; Livestock in Minnesota; The Manufactures of Minnesota; State Institutions; Educational Advantages of Minnesota; Minnesota's Summer Resorts; Mineral Wealth of Minnesota; and, Minnesota's Eighty-Five Counties. There are rougly 40 photographs in the book.< Less
YOUR PEOPLE By Ernest W. Hughes
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A poignant and moving story of the author's attempts over a period of many years to save the first English (Wesleyan) chapel to be built in West Wales in the year 1852. The Chapel was built at the... More > request of the skilled Cornish miners whose experience was vital to the Welsh mining industry. The author relates his battles with officialdom in trying to achieve his goal. His tenacity is a shining example to us all as his struggle continues and even though he is now in his 90th year he still hopes to obtain the planning permission to which he strongly argues he is entitled.< Less
The Adventures of a Greenman Series: (Part 7) Raw Travel Wales By A Greenman
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‘The Adventures of a Greenman' is a 15 part, short story series, about the real life experiences of a nomad called Adam, who wanders his way around the earth for a decade. The parts... More > collectively form the epic: 'I Travel Light: The Man Who Walked Out of the World'. In Part 7, Adam settles in an old miner’s cottage, in a remote Welsh hamlet. Resting after nearly 6 years of wandering, he bakes his own bread and makes furniture by the light and heat of the fire which roars away in his home. Roaming the incredibly beautiful land he finds himself in, and recuperating from his nomadic adventures around the world. All the time, he is building up to an epic journey, to leave home one day with only his passport and a toothbrush, and with no fixed destination, set off on walkabout without even a bag. How he does it is extraordinary, renouncing every single one of his worldly possessions. There we leave 'Raw Travel Wales', in preparation for Part 8 and 9, as Adam travels by his intuition again. A true story.< Less
The Adventures of a Greenman Series: (Part 7) Raw Travel Wales By A Greenman
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‘The Adventures of a Greenman' is a 15 part, short story series, about the real life experiences of a nomad called Adam, who wanders his way around the earth for a decade. The parts... More > collectively form the epic: 'I Travel Light: The Man Who Walked Out of the World'. In Part 7, Adam settles in an old miner’s cottage, in a remote Welsh hamlet. Resting after nearly 6 years of wandering, he bakes his own bread and makes furniture by the light and heat of the fire which roars away in his home. Roaming the incredibly beautiful land he finds himself in, and recuperating from his nomadic adventures around the world. All the time, he is building up to an epic journey, to leave home one day with only his passport and a toothbrush, and with no fixed destination, set off on walkabout without even a bag. How he does it is extraordinary, renouncing every single one of his worldly possessions. There we leave 'Raw Travel Wales', in preparation for Part 8 and 9, as Adam travels by his intuition again. A true story.< Less