Mining
Carbon County Oral Histories
Carbon County Oral Histories
The Carbon County oral history project (1972-1993) consist of oral histories from residents of Carbon County, Utah. While the main emphasis is on living in coal mine country, the interviews are verbal snapshots of rural Utah life from the earliest settlers to as recently as 1993.
Classified Photographs
Classified Photographs
Containing over 30,000 images, the Classified Photograph Collection is an artificially created collection by Utah Division of State History over a forty year period. Created as a browsing collection, it is organized by subjects of popular interest regarding Utah history.
Kennecott Corporation Papers
Kennecott Corporation Papers
Documents concerning the history of the Kennecott Copper Corporation.
Kennecott Miner Records
Kennecott Miner Records
Personnel records of employment from 1900-1919. Records from the Utah Copper Company are handwritten and contain the following employee information: name, date employed, address, dependents, age, weight, height, eyes, hair, gender, nationality, engaged by, last employer, education, occupation, department, pay rate, date leaving employment, and reason for leaving.
Uranium Oral Histories
Uranium Oral Histories
The uranium mining oral history project (1970-1971) was conducted under the auspices of the American West Center. The focus of the interviews was documentation of the uranium industry in Utah and Colorado. Among those interviewed were miners, residents of towns affected by the uranium boom, employees of Union Carbide and the Vanadium Corporation of America, Native Americans, and lawyers specializing in mining.