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Howard Rees (Complete interview)

Complete interview of Howard Rees conducted by Elizabeth Rees Gilbert, his daughter. Click on the MEDIA ITEMS below for more information


Howard Rees was born in Frostburg in 1911, in a family of miners from Wales. He describes the lives of his grandparents and his parents and includes recollections of the effect of strikes in the community and the Great Depression when mines in Frostburg were closed. The interview was conducted by his daughter, Elizabeth Rees Gilbert.

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Howard Rees and Elizabeth Rees Gilbert

Elizabeth Rees Gilbert

Used with permission of Elizabeth Rees Gilbert, Howard Rees' daughter


Collection Location:
Garrett College, McHenry.

Coal miners--Maryland--History; Coal miners--West Virginia--History; Garrett County (Md.)--History; Allegany County (Md.)--History.

Western Maryland, 1930-1980

Western Maryland Regional Library
100 South Potomac Street
Hagerstown, Maryland 21740

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