we dig coal : a portrait of three women

Bibliographic Information
Title: 
we dig coal : a portrait of three women
Distributor: 
Cinema Guild
Publisher/Producer: 
Goodwin, Thomas C., Dorothy McGhee, Gerardine Wurzburg ; directed by Gerardine Wurzburg ; executive producer, Sophie Engelhardt.
Publication Date: 
1982
Publication/Version Notes: 
A look at three women coal miners, Marilyn McCusker, Bernice Dombroski and Mary Louise Carson. Describes the economic necessity that drove them to seek work in the mines, their struggle to be hired, their day-to-day lives in the mines and the hostility they faced from their community. Examines the death of McCusker, who at age thirty-five became the first woman to die working inside a deep mine in the United States.
Format: 
vhs
Local Identifier: 
V-6213