Interview with James M. Daniel, April 21, 1989

Project: Appalachia: Coal Operators Oral History Project

Interview Summary

James M. Daniel is the son of former chief state inspector John F. Daniel. Daniel discusses his experiences in coal mining working for his father and as a mine owner in Jackson County, Kentucky and later as an engineering consultant. He explains how mining has changed, and comments on miner safety and health and unionization. Daniel describes being trapped in a mine alone for three days. He talks about the quality of state and federal mine safety inspection and discusses the pros and cons of both programs. Daniel also talks about the future of coal mining in eastern Kentucky.

Interview Accession

1989oh112_app228

Interviewee Name

James M. Daniel

Interviewer Name

Henry C. Mayer

Interview Date

1989-04-21

Interview Keyword

Coal Operators

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Daniel, James M. Interview by Henry C. Mayer. 21 Apr. 1989. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Daniel, J.M. (1989, April 21). Interview by H. C. Mayer. Appalachia: Coal Operators Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Daniel, James M., interview by Henry C. Mayer. April 21, 1989, Appalachia: Coal Operators Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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