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

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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.

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Jack Smith, 42, Rhodell, West Virginia, Seated in the Beer Joint He Operates in a Wheel-Chair Bought for Him by His Friend Arnold Miller, President of the United Mine Workers Union…04/1974

Jack Smith, 42, Rhodell, West Virginia, Seated in the Beer Joint He Operates in a Wheel-Chair Bought for Him by His Friend Arnold Miller, President of the United Mine Workers Union…04/1974
Virginia Workers Compensation
Image by The U.S. National Archives
Original Caption: Jack Smith, 42, Rhodell, West Virginia, Seated in the Beer Joint He Operates in a Wheel-Chair Bought for Him by His Friend Arnold Miller, President of the United Mine Workers Union. He Was Disabled at Age 21 after a Year in the Mines and Had to Wait 18 Years to Collect Workman’s Compensation. He Stays Current on Union Affairs and Will Man a Picket Line. During the Strike for Black Lung Benefits His Wife Wheeled Him in Front of a Train to Stop It 05/1974

U.S. National Archives’ Local Identifier: 412-DA-14034

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=556486

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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