Various aspects of the lives of Welsh coal miners and their families.
Miners - Senghenydd, near Caerphilly. Wales.
Some very good footage showing various aspects of the lives of Welsh coal miners and their families; c. 1920s.
Several shots of young men riding horses along muddy street while others stand around watching.
General view of above-ground operations at mine: filled coal cars on tracks; a big pile; buildings; machinery; smoke. Group of miners standing about by corrugated metal fence & building; some are reading newspapers; big pile of dirt or coal in BG w/ mine buildings etc. beyond that.
Shot of the front of miners' houses; which is long, narrow, cheaply made building divided into tiny units for families; no yards; just dirt; a few women look out doorways; men walking past. 4 men pose; 1 holding baby.
More of mine. Group of miners pose; many look very young; teenagers. More of miners off work hanging out in the street; children running around. More of crowd of men standing in street
Industry. Coal mining