Retired Coal Miner Ed Austin with Some of His 20 Children in Fireco, West Virginia, near Beckley. The 64-Year-Old Worked in the Mines From 1925 to 1956. He Receives Black Lung Payments and a United Mine Workers Pension 04/1974

Retired Coal Miner Ed Austin with Some of His 20 Children in Fireco, West Virginia, near Beckley. The 64-Year-Old Worked in the Mines From 1925 to 1956. He Receives Black Lung Payments and a United Mine Workers Pension 04/1974
Colleges In Virginia
Image by The U.S. National Archives
Original Caption: Retired Coal Miner Ed Austin with Some of His 20 Children in Fireco, West Virginia, near Beckley. The 64-Year-Old Worked in the Mines From 1925 to 1956. He Receives Black Lung Payments and a United Mine Workers Pension 04/1974

U.S. National Archives’ Local Identifier: 412-DA-14045

Photographer: Corn, Jack, 1929-

Subjects:
West Virginia (United States) state
Environmental Protection Agency
Project DOCUMERICA

Persistent URL: arcweb.archives.gov/arc/action/ExternalIdSearch?id=556497

Repository: Still Picture Records Section, Special Media Archives Services Division (NWCS-S), National Archives at College Park, 8601 Adelphi Road, College Park, MD, 20740-6001.

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Harvey Thaxton, 64, Lives with His Mother in Rhodell, West Virginia (See Picture #14030), near Beckley 04/1974

Harvey Thaxton, 64, Lives with His Mother in Rhodell, West Virginia (See Picture #14030), near Beckley 04/1974
Colleges In Virginia
Image by The U.S. National Archives
Original Caption: Harvey Thaxton, 64, Lives with His Mother in Rhodell, West Virginia (See Picture #14030), near Beckley. A Retired Miner, He Used Black Lung Money to Buy Whiskey and Paint the Wall in the Picture Red. He Receives a Monthly Benefit in Addition to a One Time Black Lung Payment. The Picture on the Wall Shows Him in World War Ii Uniform with His Wife, Now Dead 04/1974

U.S. National Archives’ Local Identifier: 412-DA-14031

Photographer: Corn, Jack, 1929-

Subjects:
West Virginia (United States) state
Environmental Protection Agency
Project DOCUMERICA

Persistent URL: arcweb.archives.gov/arc/action/ExternalIdSearch?id=556483

Repository: Still Picture Records Section, Special Media Archives Services Division (NWCS-S), National Archives at College Park, 8601 Adelphi Road, College Park, MD, 20740-6001.

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Rear View of Supervisors’ Housing in Dehue, West Virginia, a Youngstown Steel Corporation Company Town near Logan 04/1974

Rear View of Supervisors’ Housing in Dehue, West Virginia, a Youngstown Steel Corporation Company Town near Logan 04/1974
Colleges In Virginia
Image by The U.S. National Archives
Original Caption: Rear View of Supervisors’ Housing in Dehue, West Virginia, a Youngstown Steel Corporation Company Town near Logan. In the Older Housing the Supervisors Were Given Two Story Homes with Four Rooms on Each Floor While the Workers Received One Story Four Room Dwellings. The Houses Also Were Separated, Symbolic of a Caste System That Is Now Becoming a Thing of the Past 04/1974

U.S. National Archives’ Local Identifier: 412-DA-13984

Photographer: Corn, Jack, 1929-

Subjects:
West Virginia (United States) state
Environmental Protection Agency
Project DOCUMERICA

Persistent URL: arcweb.archives.gov/arc/action/ExternalIdSearch?id=556436

Repository: Still Picture Records Section, Special Media Archives Services Division (NWCS-S), National Archives at College Park, 8601 Adelphi Road, College Park, MD, 20740-6001.

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Aerial of a Typical Company Town near Logan, West Virginia with the School at One End and the Company Store at the Other Company Towns Are Becoming a Thing of the Past 04/1974

Aerial of a Typical Company Town near Logan, West Virginia with the School at One End and the Company Store at the Other Company Towns Are Becoming a Thing of the Past 04/1974
Colleges In Virginia
Image by The U.S. National Archives
Original Caption: Aerial of a Typical Company Town near Logan, West Virginia with the School at One End and the Company Store at the Other Company Towns Are Becoming a Thing of the Past. Because They Now Have Their Own Transportation, the Miners Choose to Live Away From the Mines in Which They Work and Commute as Much as 25 Miles One Way to Work. Before Miners Had Their Own Cars They Clustered in Company Towns and Walked to Work 04/1974

U.S. National Archives’ Local Identifier: 412-DA-14017

Photographer: Corn, Jack, 1929-

Subjects:
West Virginia (United States) state
Environmental Protection Agency
Project DOCUMERICA

Persistent URL: arcweb.archives.gov/arc/action/ExternalIdSearch?id=556469

Repository: Still Picture Records Section, Special Media Archives Services Division (NWCS-S), National Archives at College Park, 8601 Adelphi Road, College Park, MD, 20740-6001.

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Coalminer C.K. Parker, His Wife and 14-Year-Old Daughter Outside Their Home at Claypool Hill near Richlands, Virginia 04/1974

Coalminer C.K. Parker, His Wife and 14-Year-Old Daughter Outside Their Home at Claypool Hill near Richlands, Virginia 04/1974
Colleges In Virginia
Image by The U.S. National Archives
Original Caption: Coalminer C.K. Parker, His Wife and 14-Year-Old Daughter Outside Their Home at Claypool Hill near Richlands, Virginia. He Works for the Virginia-Pocahontas Coal Company as an Electrician His Father Was a Federal Coalmine Inspector in Virginia, and Her Father and Grandfather Were Miners in West Virginia. Parker Drives 18 Miles to Work, and Is Typical of the Miners in the Area Who Commute to Work. The Parkers Feel the Image of the Miner in a Cabin Is Wrong 04/1974

U.S. National Archives’ Local Identifier: 412-DA-13904

Photographer: Corn, Jack, 1929-

Subjects:
Richlands (Tazewell county, Virginia, United States) inhabited place
Environmental Protection Agency
Project DOCUMERICA

Persistent URL: arcweb.archives.gov/arc/action/ExternalIdSearch?id=556356

Repository: Still Picture Records Section, Special Media Archives Services Division (NWCS-S), National Archives at College Park, 8601 Adelphi Road, College Park, MD, 20740-6001.

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One of a Series of Portraits of Miners Waiting to Go to Work on the 4 P.M. to Midnight Shift at the Virginia-Pocahontas Coal Company Mine #4 near Richlands, Virginia 04/1974

One of a Series of Portraits of Miners Waiting to Go to Work on the 4 P.M. to Midnight Shift at the Virginia-Pocahontas Coal Company Mine #4 near Richlands, Virginia 04/1974
Colleges In Virginia
Image by The U.S. National Archives
Original Caption: One of a Series of Portraits of Miners Waiting to Go to Work on the 4 P.M. to Midnight Shift at the Virginia-Pocahontas Coal Company Mine #4 near Richlands, Virginia. He Is "Hunkering" (Squatting) Which Is a Familiar Pose for Many of the Miners When They Are Resting. The Stance Is Used Down in the Mines Because Many of the Tunnels Do Not Allow a Man to Stand Erect 04/1974

U.S. National Archives’ Local Identifier: 412-DA-13894

Photographer: Corn, Jack, 1929-

Subjects:
Richlands (Tazewell county, Virginia, United States) inhabited place
Environmental Protection Agency
Project DOCUMERICA

Persistent URL: http://arcweb.archives.gov/arc/action/ExternalIdSearch?id=556346

Repository: Still Picture Records Section, Special Media Archives Services Division (NWCS-S), National Archives at College Park, 8601 Adelphi Road, College Park, MD, 20740-6001.

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Closeup of the Brass Which Is Affixed to the Belt of Each Miner Who Works for the Virginia-Pocahontas Coal Company near Richlands, Virginia 04/1974

Closeup of the Brass Which Is Affixed to the Belt of Each Miner Who Works for the Virginia-Pocahontas Coal Company near Richlands, Virginia 04/1974
Colleges In Virginia
Image by The U.S. National Archives
Original Caption: Closeup of the Brass Which Is Affixed to the Belt of Each Miner Who Works for the Virginia-Pocahontas Coal Company near Richlands, Virginia. It Lists the Miner’s Social Security Number, Name and Blood Type. The V-P Company Is a Subsidiary of the Island Creek Coal Company Which in Turn Is a Subsidiary of the Occidental Petroleum Company. Not All Mines Have Such an Identification Plate 04/1974

U.S. National Archives’ Local Identifier: 412-DA-13919

Photographer: Corn, Jack, 1929-

Subjects:
Richlands (Tazewell county, Virginia, United States) inhabited place
Environmental Protection Agency
Project DOCUMERICA

Persistent URL: http://arcweb.archives.gov/arc/action/ExternalIdSearch?id=556371

Repository: Still Picture Records Section, Special Media Archives Services Division (NWCS-S), National Archives at College Park, 8601 Adelphi Road, College Park, MD, 20740-6001.

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Miners Line Up to Go Into the Elevator Shaft at the Virginia-Pocahontas Coal Company Mine #4 near Richlands, Virginia 04/1974

Miners Line Up to Go Into the Elevator Shaft at the Virginia-Pocahontas Coal Company Mine #4 near Richlands, Virginia 04/1974
Colleges In Virginia
Image by The U.S. National Archives
Original Caption: Miners Line Up to Go Into the Elevator Shaft at the Virginia-Pocahontas Coal Company Mine #4 near Richlands, Virginia the Man at the Right Wears a Red Hat Which Means He Is a New Miner and Has Worked Below Less Than a Month. His Belt Also Shows Less Wear Than the Others. The Miner at the Left Carries Red Man Chewing Tobacco, Used by Many of the Men Because They Cannot Smoke in the Mines. They Also Prefer to Carry Their Own Water Rather Than Use What the Company Provides 04/1974

U.S. National Archives’ Local Identifier: 412-DA-13886

Photographer: Corn, Jack, 1929-

Subjects:
Richlands (Tazewell county, Virginia, United States) inhabited place
Environmental Protection Agency
Project DOCUMERICA

Persistent URL: http://arcweb.archives.gov/arc/action/ExternalIdSearch?id=556338

Repository: Still Picture Records Section, Special Media Archives Services Division (NWCS-S), National Archives at College Park, 8601 Adelphi Road, College Park, MD, 20740-6001.

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Miners at Virginia-Pocahontas Coal Company Mine #4 Are Searched for Smoking Materials Prior to Taking the Elevator Into the Mine for the 4 P.M. to Midnight Shift 04/1974

Miners at Virginia-Pocahontas Coal Company Mine #4 Are Searched for Smoking Materials Prior to Taking the Elevator Into the Mine for the 4 P.M. to Midnight Shift 04/1974
Colleges In Virginia
Image by The U.S. National Archives
Original Caption: Miners at Virginia-Pocahontas Coal Company Mine #4 Are Searched for Smoking Materials Prior to Taking the Elevator Into the Mine for the 4 P.M. to Midnight Shift. Regulations Prohibit Smoking in the Mines And, If Caught, Both Miners and the Mine Can Be Fined. Many of the Miners Who Use Tobacco Chew Red Man While at Work 04/1974

U.S. National Archives’ Local Identifier: LOCAL IDENTIFIER: 412-DA-13920

Photographer: 232/60/013920

Subjects:
Corn, Jack, 1929-
Environmental Protection Agency
Project DOCUMERICA

Persistent URL: http://arcweb.archives.gov/arc/action/ExternalIdSearch?id=556372

Repository: Still Picture Records Section, Special Media Archives Services Division (NWCS-S), National Archives at College Park, 8601 Adelphi Road, College Park, MD, 20740-6001.

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Coal Loader near Chattaroy in the Southwestern Part of West Virginia, near Williamson. This Type of Machine Is Used to Move Coal and in Cleanup Operations 04/1974

Coal Loader near Chattaroy in the Southwestern Part of West Virginia, near Williamson. This Type of Machine Is Used to Move Coal and in Cleanup Operations 04/1974
Virginia Western
Image by The U.S. National Archives
Original Caption: Coal Loader near Chattaroy in the Southwestern Part of West Virginia, near Williamson. This Type of Machine Is Used to Move Coal and in Cleanup Operations 04/1974

U.S. National Archives’ Local Identifier: 412-DA-13978

Photographer: Corn, Jack, 1929-

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

Persistent URL: http://arcweb.archives.gov/arc/action/ExternalIdSearch?id=556430

Repository: Still Picture Records Section, Special Media Archives Services Division (NWCS-S), National Archives at College Park, 8601 Adelphi Road, College Park, MD, 20740-6001.

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