Jack Smith, 42, a Disabled Miner Who Lives in Rhodell, West Virginia, near Beckley 06/1974

Jack Smith, 42, a Disabled Miner Who Lives in Rhodell, West Virginia, near Beckley 06/1974
Virginia Workers Compensation
Image by The U.S. National Archives
Original Caption: Jack Smith, 42, a Disabled Miner Who Lives in Rhodell, West Virginia, near Beckley. He Had Worked in the Mines One Year When a Rock Cavein Crushed His Legs, and It Took Him 18 Years before He Received Workman’s Compensation. His Wheelchair Was Bought by His Friend, Arnold Miller, President of the United Mine Workers. Smith Now Operates a Beer Joint and Stays Up on Union Activities. He Has Manned Picket Lines in the Past in His Wheelchair. The Dog Is a Family Pet 06/1974

U.S. National Archives’ Local Identifier: 412-DA-14097

Photographer: Corn, Jack, 1929-

Subjects:
Beckley (Raleigh county, West Virginia, United States) inhabited place
Environmental Protection Agency
Project DOCUMERICA

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