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.

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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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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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.

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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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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Martha Ann Crider Comes From a Coal Mining Family and Is the Wife of a Retired Miner Living in Fireco, near Beckley, West Virginia. She Is President of the Mountaineer Family Health Plan 05/1974

Martha Ann Crider Comes From a Coal Mining Family and Is the Wife of a Retired Miner Living in Fireco, near Beckley, West Virginia. She Is President of the Mountaineer Family Health Plan 05/1974
Colleges In Virginia
Image by The U.S. National Archives
Original Caption: Martha Ann Crider Comes From a Coal Mining Family and Is the Wife of a Retired Miner Living in Fireco, near Beckley, West Virginia. She Is President of the Mountaineer Family Health Plan. It Is Raleigh County’s Only Comprehensive Health Plan for 7,000 Households with 16,000 People of Which 90 Per Cent Are Coal Related She Is a Bright, Articulate Woman Who Is at Ease with the Poor, the Politicians and the Press. It Is a Federal Project Funded for .2 Million by H.E.W 05/1974

U.S. National Archives’ Local Identifier: 412-DA-14040

Photographer: Corn, Jack, 1929-

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

Persistent URL: arcweb.archives.gov/arc/action/ExternalIdSearch?id=556492

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 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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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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Access Restrictions: Unrestricted
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Holiday Inn Hotel and Suites Beckley – Beckley, West Virginia

Hotel and Resort photography & video by PhotoWeb (photowebusa.com) Discover the wild beauty and storied history of southern West Virginia when you stay at the smoke free Holiday Inn & Suites in Beckley WV. Ideally located off I-77 our Beckley hotel is close to the area’s major attractions and businesses. Families enjoy our location because it provides easy access for their WV vacation. The Exhibition Coal Mine and Coal Heritage Trail are both nearby and offer a glimpse of West Virginia’s coal mining past. The Tamarack is just a mile from our hotel. West Virginia also boasts the best world-class white-water rafting in the eastern US. After a day on New River’s Class III-V rapids you’ll be thankful for a Beckley hotel with a hot tub. Our indoor pool features an ADA-accessible lift; just another one of our Beckley hotel’s thoughtful amenities. Business guests know that lodging in our Beckley hotel means convenient access to the adjacent Mountaineer Conference Center as well as the IRS and Federal Court. Free high-speed Internet access and a business center make it easy to do business while on the road. We also offer 1150 sq. ft. of meeting space with conference and catering services. When you’re looking for lodging in Beckley, think of Holiday Inn. As a family friendly hotel we feature a game room and a full-service restaurant where kids under 12 eat for free. Book your reservations for a WV vacation. Relax it’s Holiday Inn