Coal strike at Florence Colliery in Longton

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Date:March 1912

Description:Coal mining strikes occured in North Staffordshire on a number of occasions during the twentieth century. This images shows people scavanging for coal on waste tips during the 1912 coal strike. Coal was a vital fuel for most households and the strike caused difficulties for many local people.

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Source: The Potteries Museum & Art Gallery

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