Audio Recording Gayle D. McCoy interview conducted by Charlie Seemann, 2011-12-02.

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Title
Gayle D. McCoy interview conducted by Charlie Seemann, 2011-12-02.
Summary
Interview with Gayle D. McCoy, who discussed his first employment as uranium miner in Wyoming and eventual move to gold mining in Nevada. Interview includes the nature of the work, workplace, co-workers, safety concerns, and various mining jobs done during his career.
Contributor Names
McCoy, Gayle D., 1953- interviewee.
Seemann, Charlie, interviewer.
Occupational Folklife Project, sponsor.
Created / Published
2011-12-02
Subject Headings
-  McCoy, Gayle D.,--1953---Interviews
-  Newmont Mining Corporation
-  Miners--Nevada--Interviews
-  Accidents
-  Age and employment
-  Hazardous occupations
-  Humor in the workplace
-  Industrial safety
-  Occupational training
-  Overtime
-  Retirement
-  Shift systems
-  Gold mines and mining--Nevada--Anecdotes
-  Elko (Nev.)--event place
Genre
Interviews (Sound recordings)
Digital photographs--Color--2010-2020
Interviews
Oral histories
Notes
-  Photo by Charlie Seemann.
-  Recorded at the Western Folklife Center, Elko, Nevada, December 2, 2011.
-  Western Folklife Center Occupational Folklore Project, 2011-2012 (AFC 2011/064: 00220) Archive of Folk Culture, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.
-  In English.
Medium
1 sound file (WAV) (0:42:30) : digital, sound.
1 photograph : digital, JPEG, color.
3 manuscripts : PDF, text files.
Source Collection
Western Folklife Center Occupational Folklore Project, 2011-2012 AFC 2011/064: 00220
Repository
Library of Congress Archive of Folk Culture, American Folklife Center, 101 Independence Ave. S.E., Washington, DC USA 20540-4610 http://0-hdl.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/loc.afc/folklife.home
Digital Id
http://0-hdl.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/loc.afc/afc2011064.afc2011064_awp00220_sr01
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afc2011064.afc2011064_awp00220_ph01
Library of Congress Control Number
2017655394
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Access Advisory
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Interview with Gayle D. McCoy, who discussed his first employment as uranium miner in Wyoming and eventual move to gold mining in Nevada. Interview includes the nature of the work, workplace, co-workers, safety concerns, and various mining jobs done during his career.
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Western Folklife Center Occupational Folklore Project: Archie Green Fellows Project, 2011-2012 (AFC 2011/064), American Folklife Center, Library of Congress

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Chicago citation style:

Mccoy, Gayle D., Interviewee, Charlie Seemann, and Sponsor Occupational Folklife Project. Gayle D. McCoy interview conducted by Charlie Seemann, -12-02. -12-02, 2011. Pdf. https://0-www.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/item/2017655394/.

APA citation style:

McCoy, G. D., Seemann, C. & Occupational Folklife Project, S. (2011) Gayle D. McCoy interview conducted by Charlie Seemann, -12-02. -12-02. [Pdf] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://0-www.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/item/2017655394/.

MLA citation style:

Mccoy, Gayle D., Interviewee, Charlie Seemann, and Sponsor Occupational Folklife Project. Gayle D. McCoy interview conducted by Charlie Seemann, -12-02. -12-02, 2011. Pdf. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2017655394/>.