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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Holiday Inn Express Hotel Claypool Hill (Richlands Area) – Pounding Mill, Virginia

Hotel and Resort photography & video by PhotoWeb (photowebusa.com) Our Richlands Area Hotel’s Amenities Are the Best! Come enjoy the Holiday Inn Express® hotel in Claypool Hill. Our hotel’s situated among the beautiful mountains of Virginia, right off of US 460 and US 19, providing guests with breathtaking views and scenic surroundings, as well as easy access to a myriad of great local attractions, restaurants and businesses. If you are visiting the area on business, our 24-hour business center with copy and fax services ensures that you stay productive. In addition, we make staying in touch easy by providing free Wi-Fi access. Clinch Valley Medical Center, Tazewell Community Hospital and downtown are all close to our property in the Richlands Area. Our hotel’s leisure guests can find a variety of nearby attractions to explore. Take a trip out to Crab Orchard Museum where the whole family can learn about the history of the Appalachians. Or, visit Burke’s Garden, just minutes from our Claypool Hill hotel’s location. Home to some of Virginia’s best farmland, Burke’s gorgeous greenery is a sight not to be missed. During your stay in the Richlands area, our hotel’s staff invites you to try the complimentary Express Start hot breakfast bar, served each morning. If you need to unwind after a long day, our indoor pool and bubbling whirlpool are a great way to relax. We even offer a fitness center, so you can keep up with your workout routine away from home. Stay Smart – make
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Large Fan Equipment Used to Blow Fresh Air Into Virginia-Pocahontas Coal Company Mine #2 near Richlands, Virginia 04/1974

Large Fan Equipment Used to Blow Fresh Air Into Virginia-Pocahontas Coal Company Mine #2 near Richlands, Virginia 04/1974
Virginia Western
Image by The U.S. National Archives
Original Caption: Large Fan Equipment Used to Blow Fresh Air Into Virginia-Pocahontas Coal Company Mine #2 near Richlands, Virginia It Takes a Tremendous Amount of Power to Force the Air Into All the Tunnels of the Mine. It Is Windy in the Main Shafts as the Air Passes by on Its Way to the Many Tunnels 04/1974

U.S. National Archives’ Local Identifier: 412-DA-13950

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=556402

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

Reproductions may be ordered via an independent vendor. NARA maintains a list of vendors at www.archives.gov/research/order/vendors-photos-maps-dc.html

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