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Newspaper cuttings 2 volumes and index concerning the work of the Miners' Welfare Committee. Includes articles concerning pithead baths, Miners' Institutes, boys' clubs, hospitals, welfare halls, sports and the building of recreational facilities such as swimming baths, tennis courts and football grounds. 1926-1934 [Date on photo Friday 9th April 1926]

See below for a transcription of the accompanying index to the volume:

Abertridwr opening ceremony, p.12
Aberaman – secretary resignation, p.10
Aberaman – health films, p.95
Argoed – opening of institute and library, p.89
Abercrave - opening of welfare hall, p.99
Ammanford – Miners’ Welfare grant to public hall scheme, pp.23, 128
Abertillery – new ambulance hall, p.123
Aberaman - public hall reopening, p.138
Abertysswg - opening of new pavilion on welfare ground, p.146
Ammanford – opening of new welfare halls, pp.149, 152-3
Aberkenfig - stone laying ceremony, welfare hall and institute, p.166
Abercarn - grants out of rates for welfare schemes, p.137

Brithdir Institute – stone laying ceremony, p.1
Blackwood Miners’ Welfare Institute and Library, p.38
Beaufort Hill Welfare Club – first annual meeting, p.46
Blaina Cottage Hospital – Miners’ Welfare Grant, p.47
Beaufort Recreation Club – opening of bowling green, p.1
Blaengarw – opening of new rugby ground, p.57
Blackwood – opening of Welfare Institute, p.72
Bowls Final 1928 – Miner’s Welfare Challenge Cup, p.99
Blaengarw - opening of Pavilion, p.73
[Bonville Court], p.[101]
Bowling and Bowlers – Miners’ Welfare Cup draw, p.107
Blaengwynfi – opening on new pavilion, p.118
Boys’ Club at Nelson, establishment of, p.123
Bowls Final 1932 – Miners’ Welfare Cup, p.100
Blue Horizon Country Club – opening night, p.165
Britannia Pithead Baths - opening, p.166
Boys Club, p.188

Cefn Cribbwr Institute - opening ceremony, p.1
Cardiff Tramways Welfare Scheme, p.16
Comments on Coal Report’s Recommendations, p.23
Commander Coote’s Lecture at House of Commons, p.38
Cwmdare – welfare activities, p.38
Cwmdare Welfare Grounds – opening of pavilion and tennis courts, p.42
Cwm Workmen’s Institute – annual meeting, p.46
Cilfynydd - opening of playing fields and bowling green, p.47
Cefn Forest - Mr Nightingale’s notes regarding camp, p.48
Cwmamman [Cwmaman] – opening of welfare hall, pp.60, 61
Cwmaman Worken’s Institute– 60th Birthday, p.42
Cwmaman Workmen’s Institute – review of activities, p.95
Cilfynydd – opening of rugby pavilion, p.106
Clydach Pavilion - opening, p.121
Coal Crisis, p.123
Caerphilly Institute - membership, p.132
Cefn Forest - stone laying for new institute, pp.120-121
Cross Hands – opening of pithead canteen, p.146
Cwm Tennis Courts - opening, p.160
Crosskeys Boy Club - opening, p.167
Cwm and Llantwit Fadre, p. [166]
Coalfield Changes – welfare provision, p.172
Clydach Boy’s Club, p.173
Central Committee, Miners’ Welfare – visit to south Wales, p.180
Children Play - conference, p.190
Canteens - Tredegar Food Committee, p.14
Colliery Canteens, pp.16, 23, 22

Deri Workmen’s Institute - opening, p.1
Duke of York’s Camp, p.50
Dafen – opening of new welfare centre and grounds, p.51
District Organisers Conference, 21 May 1918, pp.92, 93, 94
Duke of Gloucester’s visit to South Wales, p.169
Dare Canteen - opening, p.177

Ebbw Vale open-air baths, pp.104, 119
Ebbw Vale Welfare Club – annual meeting, p.129
Ebbw Vale - tender to erect new pavilion, p.123
Ebbw Vale Hall – Welsh Amateur Gymnastics Association championships, p.149
Ebbw Vale Welfare Pavilion, opening, p.157

Federation Boys’ Club, p.136
Films at Miners’ Halls, p.172

Garth, Maesteg - opening of swimming baths and tennis courts, pp.2, 3
Golf Match - Duke of York and Frank Hodges, pp.4, 7, 8, 9
Gwaun-cae-Gurwen Institute - Income Tax, p.46
Garth Baths Tragedy, p.49
Glamorgan Playing Field’s Association, p.86
Garn-yr-Erw Welfare Choral Society, p.125
Gwaun-cae-Gurwen - stone laying ceremony, welfare hall, p.137
Garth Welfare Association, p.144
Gwaun-cae-Gurwen Silver Band, p.144
Gwaun-cae-Gurwen – opening of new Welfare Hall, pp.148, 150, 151
Garn Drift – opening of canteen, p.98
Garw Colliery – opening of pithead baths, p.100

Rev. Robert Hyde’s Letter re: New Spirit in Industry, p.13

Income Tax, p.46
Industrial Welfare Society Annual Conference, Nottingham, pp.126, 127, 128

Jones, Glynn (Hon. Secretary of the South Wales Federation Boys Clubs), p.170

Kenfig Hill Institute - dance competition, p.104

Llanbradach - opening of Pavilion and tennis courts, p.47
Llanhilleth recreation ground, p.64
Mr Frederick Charles Mason’s Funeral, p.93
Llanharan - opening of public hall, p.107
Llanbradach children’s playground, pp.108, 109, 110, 11
Llanharry - new pavilion, p.107
Llangennech - opening of pavilion, pp.112, 113, 114
Lord Buckland Memorial Hospital – opening of, p.130
Llwydcoed Welfare Association, p.132
Land Tax Relief, p.133
Llantrisant Playground, p.136
Llantwit Fadre Hall, p. [147]
Llanelly Hill – opening of welfare hall p.171

Miners’ Road Race, pp.17-21, 24-35, 64
Mason C.S., Industrial Welfare Society, pp.46, 47
Markham Welfare Institute, pp.96, 105, 106
Miners’ Welfare Fund, pp.137, 156, 160, 161
Mountain Ash – opening of pithead baths, p.155

Nelson Welfare Scheme, pp.51, 54
New Tredegar Club’s Grand Stand Opened, p.45
Newbridge Welfare Ground -storm damage, p.129

Oakdale - crowning of the Rose Queen, pp.47, 65
Onllwyn Recreation Ground, p.118
Ocean Area annual meeting, p.137
Order of St. John Grand Committee, pp.143-146
Order of St. John Investiture - Prince of Wales visit, pp.162, 163
Order of St. John – air raid precautionary service, p.188
Order of St. John - parade, p.178

Pengam and Fleur-de-Lis Institute - opening, p.10
Pontllanfraith Council annual meeting, p.16
Penallta Library and Institute - opening, p.23
Pyle Playing Fields, p.42
Pontypridd [U.D.C.], p. [14]
Penygraig - opening of welfare ground, pp.52, 53
Penywaun – opening of welfare hall and institute, p.96
Penarth Lawn Tennis Club, pp.47, 122, 125
Pensions (Miners), p.125
Prince George’s visit to South Wales, pp.140-142
Pembrey - opening of War Memorial Hall and Institute, p.164
Penarth Boys’ Club, p.165
Pithead Baths General, p.138

Rhondda U.D.C. Bronwydd Park, Porth, pp.5, 6, 47
Rhondda, Communism in the, p.62
Rhymney Institute – laying of foundation stone, p.63
Resolven – opening of Miner’s Welfare Institute, pp.45, 159, 160
Rhymney – opening of extension to miners’ institute, p.91
Risca Colliery – opening of pithead baths, p.118
The Right Hon. Thomas Richards, death and funeral, pp.123, 134-135
Roberts, Jonah M., death, p.131

Sirhowy Valley news, p.42
St. Athan’s Camp, pp.48, 73, 95, 102, 119, 112
South Wales Federation of Boys’ Clubs, p.170

Talygarn Convalescent Home, pp.11, 16, 128
Opening of Tonyrefail Ground, p.[27]
Treherbert Cottage Hospital - opening, p.90
Troedyrhiw - opening of sports ground, p.64
Tredegar Welfare Hall – opening of extension, p.136
Treharris Workmen’s Silver Band, p.144
Trehafod – opening of the memorial welfare hall and institute, p.181
Tonypandy – opening of library and institute, p.71
Trelewis – opening of new bowling green, p.159

Waunlwyd and Victoria Welfare Scheme first annual meeting, p.22
Welfare, general, p.47
Charles Wicksteed, Wicksteed Park, Barton Hall, pp.97, 98
Welfare fund, p.119
Welfare levy, p.125
Welfare fund, pp.124, 129
Welfare critics, p.129

Duke of York’s appeal re: extended welfare work, p.13
Ystalyfera - opening of lecture hall, p.168
Ystradgynlais – opening of welfare hall, pp.173, 179

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