Interview with Clyde E. Goins, Sr., February 9, 1989

Project: Appalachia: Coal Operators Oral History Project

Interview Summary

Clyde Goins describes the progression of his career from selling mining equipment to becoming a mine owner and CEO. In the progression of his career, Goins learned every job in the mine. He discusses the changing conditions in mining and employee relations and how the United Mine Workers of America has declined in popularity. He discusses several leaders of the coal industry with whom he is familiar. He discusses improvements in mine safety, freight rates, and the image of coal. He talks about the present safety requirement which requires both state and federal safety inspection.

Interview Accession

1989oh105_app221

Interviewee Name

Clyde E. Goins, Sr.

Interviewer Name

Henry C. Mayer

Interview Date

1989-02-09

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Goins, Clyde E., Sr. Interview by Henry C. Mayer. 09 Feb. 1989. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Goins, C.E., Sr. (1989, February 09). Interview by H. C. Mayer. Appalachia: Coal Operators Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Goins, Clyde E., Sr., interview by Henry C. Mayer. February 09, 1989, Appalachia: Coal Operators Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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