Rather than using narration to tell the story, Kopple chose to film the words and actions of the people themselves. The population density was 1,187.4 people per square mile (459.1/km2). For 100 years, the economy of Harlan County and other counties in eastern Kentucky was based on coal mining. There were 926 households, out of which 24.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 41.3% were married couples living together, 14.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 40.6% were non-families. En 1973, les mineurs de Brookside, dans le comté de Harlan (Kentucky), adhèrent au syndicat U.M.W.A.. Leurs patrons refusent de signer une convention collective. ", Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College, United States District Court for the Eastern District of Kentucky, "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Harlan city, Kentucky", "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990", https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Harlan,_Kentucky&oldid=977771754, Articles with dead external links from April 2020, Short description is different from Wikidata, Wikipedia articles with MusicBrainz area identifiers, Wikipedia articles with WorldCat identifiers, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 10 September 2020, at 21:52.

[5] In 1865, the post office was renamed "Harlan" and, although the community was formally incorporated by the state assembly as "Mount Pleasant" on April 15, 1884,[7] the town was already usually called "Harlan Court House" or "Harlan Town" by its inhabitants.

Routes 119 and 25E. The average household size was 2.17 and the average family size was 2.91. Two school districts, the Harlan County Public Schools and the Harlan Independent Schools, are based in the city. She notes that Duke Power Company's profits increased 170 percent in a single year. And Where Did They Get Nineteen Kids? The per capita income for the city was $15,572.

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Almost a full year into the strike, miner Lawrence Jones was fatally shot during a scuffle.

[citation needed], Gary Arnold of the Washington Post praised the film, saying that Kopple "has emerged with a stirring, revealing testament to the courage, tenacity and dignity of Appalachian men and women whose livelihood depends on coal mining. Their stories were often told through the songs. La dernière modification de cette page a été faite le 3 janvier 2016 à 01:28. [4] The miners were concerned that accepting such a provision would limit their ability to influence local working conditions. Pollitt, D. H. (1991, April 17). https://pop-culture.fandom.com/wiki/Harlan_County,_USA?oldid=20777. Kopple did provide facts and statistics about the companies and the workers. At their best Kopple and photographer Hart Perry bear unassuming, expressive witness to the experiences, aspirations and abiding grievances of the Brookside miners and their wives, who organized auxiliary strike actions. Harlan has a lending library, a branch of the Harlan County Public Library.[13]. [5], Harlan is the site of a criminal case in which a man, Condy Dabney, was convicted in 1924 of murdering a person who was later found alive.[8]. Harlan County, USA adalah sebuah film dokumenter pemenang Oscar tahun 1976 yang menyoroti "Serangan Brookside", sebuah upaya dari 180 penambang batubara dan para istri mereka melawan Eastover Coal Company's Brookside Mine and Prep Plant milik Duke Power Company di Harlan County, tenggara Kentucky pada 1973. For example, when the strike breakers and others hired by the company show up early in the film—the strikers call them "gun thugs"—the company people tried to keep their guns hidden from the camera. Congratulations on this excellent venture… what a great idea! Yablonski had challenged W.A. In one scene, Scott pulls a pistol from her bra. The company insisted on having a no-strike clause in the proposed new contract. [11], In the film's 2004 Criterion Collection special feature, The Making of Harlan County, USA, associate director Anne Lewis compares Scott to Women's Liberation activists. Kopple soon asked a striker, "Why are you telling people not to talk to me?"

Early in the film Boyle is shown in good health. Harlan is located in west-central Harlan County at 36°50′29″N 83°19′12″W / 36.84139°N 83.32000°W / 36.84139; -83.32000 (36.841487, -83.320066),[9] at the junction of the Clover Fork and Martin's Fork rivers. She said that the mine owners would hire "local prisoners to beat people up, [shoot] at houses. Disutradarai dan diproduksi oleh Barbara Kopple, yang telah lama … The film shows many shocking images such as death sick people on their deathbed and a visible attempted murder. [2] Disutradarai dan diproduksi oleh Barbara Kopple, yang telah lama menjadi seorang advokat dari hak tenaga kerja, Harlan County, U.S.A. kurang ambivialen dalam sikapnya terhadap serikat-serikat ketimbang American Dream, catatan serangan Hormel Foods di Austin, Minnesota pada 1985-86. Harlan County, USA debuted at the New York Film Festival in October, 1976, where it received a standing ovation. Harlan was also featured in the Darrell Scott song "You'll Never Leave Harlan Alive" (later performed by Brad Paisley, Patty Loveless and in 2019 by Montgomery Gentry on the CD "Outskirts".