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
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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

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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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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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Ms. Gail Falk Seltzer, a Staff Lawyer for Field Services with the United Mine Workers of America, Work on Black Lung Benefits at the Headquarters in Charleston, West Virginia 04/1974

Ms. Gail Falk Seltzer, a Staff Lawyer for Field Services with the United Mine Workers of America, Work on Black Lung Benefits at the Headquarters in Charleston, West Virginia 04/1974
Virginia Lawyers
Image by The U.S. National Archives
Original Caption: Ms. Gail Falk Seltzer, a Staff Lawyer for Field Services with the United Mine Workers of America, Work on Black Lung Benefits at the Headquarters in Charleston, West Virginia. In the Foreground Is the Baby Bed Her Child Sleeps in While She Works. Ms. Seltzer Is a Yale Graduate and Contributor to the Equal Rights Amendment Being Considered for Adoption to the U.S. Constitution 04/1974

U.S. National Archives’ Local Identifier: 412-DA-13961

Photographer: Corn, Jack, 1929-

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

Persistent URL: http://arcweb.archives.gov/arc/action/ExternalIdSearch?id=556413

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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6/17/11 – This Week in WV – Black Lung resurgence

In reaction to high numbers of miners claiming disability for “Black Lung” Disease, the West Virginia Insurance Board requested that West Virginia University study a retrospective chart review of case files for all miners who were compensated. Glynis Board reports WVU’s study confirms there is an alarming resurgence of “Black Lung” among miners in the state. West Virginia Public Broadcasting is programming and related services that impact your life in ways no other media can. support programming like this : www.wvpubcast.org

Ms. Gail Falk Seltzer, a Black Lung Benefits Staff Lawyer for the United Mine Workers Field Services Office in Charleston, West Virginia 04/1974

Ms. Gail Falk Seltzer, a Black Lung Benefits Staff Lawyer for the United Mine Workers Field Services Office in Charleston, West Virginia 04/1974
Virginia Lawyers
Image by The U.S. National Archives
Original Caption: Ms. Gail Falk Seltzer, a Black Lung Benefits Staff Lawyer for the United Mine Workers Field Services Office in Charleston, West Virginia. She Is Shown Conducting Business by Telephone with Her Baby on Her Lap. John Nicholas Spends Most of His Day in a Baby Bed beside His Mother’s Desk. Ms. Seltzer Helped Author the Equal Rights Amendment Which Is Under Consideration by the States for Ratification to the U.S. Constitution 04/1974

U.S. National Archives’ Local Identifier: 412-DA-14019

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=556471

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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