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A talk on the welfare for Disabled People in the British Coalfields, 1880-1940

”Even a Day out means that Someone Must Go Short”: A talk by the Disability and Industrial Society project from Swansea University.

Dr Mike Mantin from the Disability and Industrial Society project at Swansea University discusses the support available for disabled workers in the coalfield during the late-19th and early-20th centuries.

Documents relating to the subject drawn from the Collection at Glamorgan Archives will be available to view following the talk.

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This exhibition is part of Parliamentary Archives' De Montfort project – find out more at or

Please note that the venue is wheelchair accessible.


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