View shows officials at the Trench Pit on Ninelands Lane, alongside sailors brought in by the government to protect the pit, during a strike by the miners in 1919. On the back row, from left to right, are Sammy Clark (engineer), four sailors and F. Whitaker (electrician). The middle row includes C. Wardle (shot firer), Mrs. C. Straw and Mr C. Straw. At the front are two sailors, Mr. Straw jnr. and J. Wigglesworth (deputy).