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Miners from Savile Pit

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WYAS 132
Miners from Savile Pit
19th September 1963 Group portrait of miners taken after a sit down strike at Savile Pit Bottom. They had been demanding extra pay for working a difficult coal face and came up after three days when the management agreed to discuss their grievance. Savile Colliery was located in Mickletown, a mining village near Methley.

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