TitlePhotograph Collection
DescriptionThe photograph collection consists of over 4,000 photographs which relate to many aspects of the coalfield industry and South Wales community life. The photographs illustrate disputes and strikes of the miners struggle from the Cambrian Combine Dispute 1910-1911 to the miners strike in 1984-1985. Many of the photographs are connected with National Union of Mineworkers (South Wales Area) and include photographs of leaders, delegations, institutes and members of lodges. There are also photographs of local sports teams, choirs, dramatic societies and of other social activiites in the communities including galas and eisteddfodau. In addition, there are photographs of collieries, volunteers in the Spanish Civil War and topographical photographs of the South Wales Valleys. Personal collections have also been deposited. These include the personal photographic collection of Arthur Horner and Glyn Williams.
Extent4,500 photographs
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