Russell Ramser Waits His Turn on the Treadmill at the Black Lung Laboratory at the Appalachian Regional Hospital in Beckley West Virginia 06/1974

Russell Ramser Waits His Turn on the Treadmill at the Black Lung Laboratory at the Appalachian Regional Hospital in Beckley West Virginia 06/1974
Colleges In Virginia
Image by The U.S. National Archives
Original Caption: Russell Ramser Waits His Turn on the Treadmill at the Black Lung Laboratory at the Appalachian Regional Hospital in Beckley West Virginia. The 72-Year-Old Miner Worked 35 Years in the Mines and Was a Superintendent in the Early Years of the United Mine Workers before Retiring. He Lives in Shady Side, Ohio, near Wheeling, West Virginia, and Came to Dr. Donald Rasmussen’s Lab after Being Turned Down for Black Lung Benefits in Ohio 06/1974

U.S. National Archives’ Local Identifier: 412-DA-14123

Photographer: Corn, Jack, 1929-

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

Persistent URL: arcweb.archives.gov/arc/action/ExternalIdSearch?id=556575

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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Small Country Town Not Related to Coal Mining near the West Virginia Turnpike North of Beckley 06/1974

Small Country Town Not Related to Coal Mining near the West Virginia Turnpike North of Beckley 06/1974
Virginia Network
Image by The U.S. National Archives
Original Caption: Small Country Town Not Related to Coal Mining near the West Virginia Turnpike North of Beckley. It Was the Establishment of a Network of Lesser Roads That Allowed Miners to Commute a Greater Distance to Work, and Was One of the Factors Which Lead to the Decline of the Company Coal Towns. Before the Roads the Miners Clustered Around the Mines They Worked and Walked to Their Jobs 06/1974

U.S. National Archives’ Local Identifier: 412-DA-14128

Photographer: Corn, Jack, 1929-

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

Persistent URL: arcweb.archives.gov/arc/action/ExternalIdSearch?id=556580

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.

For information about ordering reproductions of photographs held by the Still Picture Unit, visit: www.archives.gov/research/order/still-pictures.html

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Small Country Town Not Related to Coal Mining near the West Virginia Turnpike North of Beckley 06/1974

Small Country Town Not Related to Coal Mining near the West Virginia Turnpike North of Beckley 06/1974
Virginia Network
Image by The U.S. National Archives
Original Caption: Small Country Town Not Related to Coal Mining near the West Virginia Turnpike North of Beckley. It Was the Establishment of a Network of Lesser Roads That Allowed Miners to Commute a Greater Distance to Work, and Was One of the Factors Which Lead to the Decline of the Company Coal Towns. Before the Roads the Miners Clustered Around the Mines They Worked and Walked to Their Jobs 06/1974

U.S. National Archives’ Local Identifier: 412-DA-14128

Photographer: Corn, Jack, 1929-

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

Persistent URL: arcweb.archives.gov/arc/action/ExternalIdSearch?id=556580

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.

For information about ordering reproductions of photographs held by the Still Picture Unit, visit: www.archives.gov/research/order/still-pictures.html

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The West Virginia Turnpike North of Beckley Winds through Beautiful Wooded Countryside 06/1974

The West Virginia Turnpike North of Beckley Winds through Beautiful Wooded Countryside 06/1974
Virginia Network
Image by The U.S. National Archives
Original Caption: The West Virginia Turnpike North of Beckley Winds through Beautiful Wooded Countryside. It Was the Establishment of a Network of Lesser Roads That Allowed Miners to Commute a Greater Distance to Work, and Was One of the Factors Which Lead to the Decline of the Company Coal Towns 06/1974

U.S. National Archives’ Local Identifier: 412-DA-14127

Photographer: Corn, Jack, 1929-

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

Persistent URL: arcweb.archives.gov/arc/action/ExternalIdSearch?id=556579

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.

For information about ordering reproductions of photographs held by the Still Picture Unit, visit: www.archives.gov/research/order/still-pictures.html

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Access Restrictions: Unrestricted
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The Main Street through the Small Mining Town of Rhodell West Virginia, near Beckley 06/1974

The Main Street through the Small Mining Town of Rhodell West Virginia, near Beckley 06/1974
Colleges In Virginia
Image by The U.S. National Archives
Original Caption: The Main Street through the Small Mining Town of Rhodell West Virginia, near Beckley. Coal Is the Only Industry Here and in Other Similar Towns. Unless the Youths Want to Go Into Coal Related Jobs, They Are Faced with Searching for Employment in the Cities Some Distance Away. This Can Be a Heart Wrenching Prospect to All Member of the Closeknit Families 06/1974

U.S. National Archives’ Local Identifier: 412-DA-14112

Photographer: Corn, Jack, 1929-

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

Persistent URL: arcweb.archives.gov/arc/action/ExternalIdSearch?id=556564

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.

For information about ordering reproductions of photographs held by the Still Picture Unit, visit: www.archives.gov/research/order/still-pictures.html

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Coal City Club in Coal City, West Virginia, a Part of Beckley All of the Men Are Coal Miners 06/1974

Coal City Club in Coal City, West Virginia, a Part of Beckley All of the Men Are Coal Miners 06/1974
Colleges In Virginia
Image by The U.S. National Archives
Original Caption: Coal City Club in Coal City, West Virginia, a Part of Beckley All of the Men Are Coal Miners. Note That Some of Them Are "Hunkering Down" Rather Than Sitting. This Is a Familiar Stance to All Miners Who Use This Posture in the Mine Shafts Which Have Low Ceilings 06/1974

U.S. National Archives’ Local Identifier: 412-DA-14160

Photographer: Corn, Jack, 1929-

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

Persistent URL: arcweb.archives.gov/arc/action/ExternalIdSearch?id=556612

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.

For information about ordering reproductions of photographs held by the Still Picture Unit, visit: www.archives.gov/research/order/still-pictures.html

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Jack and Della Mae Smith in Front of the Beer Joint He Operates in Rhodell, West Virginia, near Beckley 06/1974

Jack and Della Mae Smith in Front of the Beer Joint He Operates in Rhodell, West Virginia, near Beckley 06/1974
Virginia Workers Compensation
Image by The U.S. National Archives
Original Caption: Jack and Della Mae Smith in Front of the Beer Joint He Operates in Rhodell, West Virginia, near Beckley. He Lost Both Legs in a Mine Roof Cave-In after a Year on the Job, But Fought for 18 Years to Receive Workmen’s Compensation. Because of the Time Differential, the Family Was Forced to Go on Welfare for a While and It Remains a Bitter Memory. Smith Is Active in Union Affairs and Has Manned Picket Lines in the Past in His Wheelchair Which Was Bought for Him by His Friend, Arnold Miller, Now President of the United Mine Workers 06/1974

U.S. National Archives’ Local Identifier: 412-DA-14129

Photographer: Corn, Jack, 1929-

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

Persistent URL: http://arcweb.archives.gov/arc/action/ExternalIdSearch?id=556581

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.

For information about ordering reproductions of photographs held by the Still Picture Unit, visit: www.archives.gov/research/order/still-pictures.html

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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

Persistent URL: http://arcweb.archives.gov/arc/action/ExternalIdSearch?id=556549

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.

For information about ordering reproductions of photographs held by the Still Picture Unit, visit: www.archives.gov/research/order/still-pictures.html

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Jack Smith, 42, a Disabled Miner Who Lives in Rhodell, West Virginia, Shown with One of His Daughters, Debra, in the Tavern He Now Operates 06/1974

Jack Smith, 42, a Disabled Miner Who Lives in Rhodell, West Virginia, Shown with One of His Daughters, Debra, in the Tavern He Now Operates 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, Shown with One of His Daughters, Debra, in the Tavern He Now Operates. He Had Worked in the Mines One Year When His Legs Were Crushed in a Roof Cavein. It Took Him 18 Years to Received Workman’s Compensation. His Wheelchair Was Bought for Him by His Friend, Arnold Miller, Now President of the United Mine Workers Smith Is Active in the Union, and Has Manned Picket Lines in the Past 06/1974

U.S. National Archives’ Local Identifier: 412-DA-14098

Photographer: Corn, Jack, 1929-

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

Persistent URL: http://arcweb.archives.gov/arc/action/ExternalIdSearch?id=556550

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.

For information about ordering reproductions of photographs held by the Still Picture Unit, visit: www.archives.gov/research/order/still-pictures.html

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