File MS-2-130, Box 4, Folders 10 and 11 - Articles and research material about miners' lung disease

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Articles and research material about miners' lung disease

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MS-2-130, Box 4, Folders 10 and 11

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  • 1974-1977 (Creation)

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4 cm of textual records : some newsprint ; 22 x 35 cm and smaller - 1 photograph : b&w ; 16 x 19 cm

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Accession 2009-003

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Files contain research material about coal miners' lung disease and workmen's compensation. Research material includes documents from the Committee on Medical and Adjudicative Procedure in Pneumonoconiosis Claims before the Workmen's Compensation Board; documents from the Committee on Automatic Assumption for Black Lung; documents from the Cape Breton conference on coal miners' lung disease; handwritten notes; newspaper clippings about coal miners and workmen's compensation, written by Barbara Hinds and others; several copies of an article published in the July 31, 1975 issue of the Chronicle-Herald called "Medical disputes disturb miners" by Barbara Hinds; typed drafts of articles; photocopied articles and letters about worker's compensation; press releases; an interview transcript; a copy of the Nova Scotia Workmen's Compensation Act; notes on the prevention of occupational respiratory disease from the Dalhousie Department of Preventative Medicine; a copy of the 1974 Report of Workmen's Compensation Board of Nova Scotia; pamphlets of claims information for employees and employers; a photograph of a man involved in the case; and a copy of a government bill.

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