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    • Sunflower Mine tile

    • Coal mines and mining -- Indiana -- Sullivan County; Sunflower Mine (Dugger, Ind.); Pottery;
    • This is a ceramic tile that shows the Sunflower Coal Mine.
    • Glendora Coal Company paycheck

    • Checks; Wages;Glendora Coal Company (Sullivan, Ind.)
    • View of a paycheck issued from the Glendora Coal Company to Claude Reynolds through the Sullivan State Bank, Sullivan, Indiana. The check is dated June 8, 1937.
    • Glendora Coal Company paycheck

    • Wages; Checks;Glendora Coal Company (Sullivan, Ind.)
    • View of a paycheck from the Glendora Coal Mine for Homer Reynolds for June 8, 1937. The check was drawn out through the Sullivan State Bank, Sullivan, Indiana.
    • Tooth, 8900 dragline

    • Coal-mining machinery-- Indiana -- Sullivan County; Peabody Coal Company (Saint Louis, Mo.); Strip mining -- Indiana -- Sullivan County;
    • This is a steel tooth from the 8900 dragline used by the Peabody Coal Company for strip mining in Sullivan County, Indiana.
    • Wrench, spud

    • Coal mines and mining -- Indiana -- Sullivan County; Coal miners -- Indiana -- Sullivan County -- Equipment and supplies; Mine tools; Wrenches;
    • This photograph depicts a spud wrench from 1909, used in Sullivan County, Indiana. The wrench was found in 1985 south of Dugger, Indiana, by Brian Rumple.
    • United Mine Workers of America membership poster

    • Wheeler, Richard, 1881-1945; Coal miners -- Indiana -- Sullivan County; United Mine Workers of America -- Membership; Posters;
    • The UMWA color poster certifies that Richard (Dick) Wheeler was a member of the United Mine Workers of America. Wheeler was born on March 15th, 1881 and died on October 29th, 1945.
    • Sign, code of signals

    • Coal mines and mining -- Indiana -- Sullivan County; Mine safety -- Equipment and supplies; Signs (Notices);
    • A blue and white enamelled metal sign stating the meaning of the bell signals used by coal mines to warn miners and operators.
    • Helmet, safety with  carbide lamp

    • Coal miners -- Indiana -- Sullivan County -- Equipment and supplies; Safety hats; Acetylene lamps; Justrite Manufacturing Company;
    • This fiberglass safety helmet has a hard plastic mount with a Justrite carbide lamp attached. The helmet is stamped USMC.
    • Fire extinguisher balls.

    • Mine safety -- Equipment and supplies; Fire extinguishers;
    • Six red glass portable balls containing an unknown liquid used to extinguish fire. The balls are stored in the original hard case.
    • Handi Vent breathing machine.

    • Respirators (Medical equipment); Artificial respiration -- Equipment and supplies; Foster, Claude E.;
    • This ihandi Vent breathing machine is one of the first machines manufactured and one of the first issued for use by Claude E. Foster for 6 years. Foster died May 16, 1981.
    • Hoisting whistle

    • Mine communication systems; Signals and signaling; Mine safety --Equipment and supplies;
    • This is a hoisting whistle from the #10 Mine in Dugger, Indiana. The whistle would be blown when the lift carrying miners in and out of the mine was in operation.
    • Respirator, self-rescuer W-65

    • Mine safety -- Equipment and supplies; Mine rescue breathing apparatus; Coal miners -- Indiana -- Sullivan County -- Equipment and supplies; Artificial respiration -- Equipment and supplies;
    • This is a self-rescuer respirator manufactured by the Mine Safety Appliances Co., Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The respirator is stored in a metal container fastened to the miner's belt. The original packaging notes the approval of the device by the...
    • Blasting cap, pyrotechnic fuse

    • Coal mines and mining -- Explosives; Blasting; Explosives;
    • This is a pyrotechnic fuse blasting cap with a metal cylinder closed at one end. The fuse extends from the open end and is crimped into place within an empty area in the cylinder. Below the chamber holding the fuse is the pyrotechnic ignition mix,...
    • Union Carbide miners lamp can.

    • Union Carbide and Carbon Corporation; Coal miners -- Indiana -- Sullivan County -- Equipment and supplies; Mine lighting -- Equipment and supplies; Acetylene lamps; Acetylene as fuel;
    • This is a metal can that contained carbide lamp fuel used in the carbide lamps worn by miners.
    • Helmet, safety with power pack and belt.

    • Coal miners -- Indiana -- Sullivan County -- Equipment and supplies; Safety hats; Electric lamps, Portable; Mine lighting -- Equipment and supplies;
    • This is a safety helmet with a battery powered light attached to it. The battery is worn on the miner's leather belt. A battery operated lamp and saftey helmet are also referred as a bug light. This helmet was worn by Bill Nash.

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