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    • Certificate of competency to serve as mine boss

    • Indiana. Industrial Board.; Reed, William H.; Coal miners -- Indiana -- Vigo County -- Terre Haute -- Certification;
    • This certificate of competency to serve as mine boss was issued to William H. Reed, Terre Haute, Indiana, on October 2, 1920 by the State of Indiana Industrial Board.
    • Disability note for a miner

    • Goleic, Peter -- Health; Coal miners -- Indiana -- Vermillion County -- Health; Physicians -- Manuscripts;
    • This manuscript doctor's note for Peter Goleic [?] explains the miner's inability to work due to a fractured left arm. The note was issued on December 23, 1914 by Dr. A. Salaroglio, who functioned as a Consigliere for local immigrants.
    • Steel drill

    • Coal miners -- Indiana -- Vermillion County -- Equipment and supplies; Coal-mining machinery; Drilling and boring machinery; Mine tools;
    • Three views of a steel drill post used to hold the drill in place when working in an underground coal mine.
    • Safety fuse

    • Coal -- Indiana -- Vermillion County; Coal mines and mining -- Indiana -- Vermillion County; Mine safety -- Equipment and supplies; Mine tools; Safety fuses; Dynamite; Explosives;
    • The package contains one hundred feet of single tape safety fuse, fifty feet of fast fuse and fifty feet of slow fuse, used for setting off mine explosives; manufactured by the Ensign-Bickford Company, Simsbury, Connecticut.
    • Tamping bar

    • Coal mines and mining -- Indiana -- Vermillion County; Mine tools;
    • The tamping bar was used to pack black powder poured into a drilled blasting hole; the scoop was used to remove loose coal from the hole.
    • Stretcher

    • Coal -- Indiana -- Vermillion County; Litters; Mine rescue work -- Indiana -- Vermillion County -- Equipment and supplies;
    • A canvas stretcher with wood carrying poles used to transport injured miners out of the mine.
    • Lamp, carbide

    • Coal miners -- Indiana -- Vermillion County -- Equipment and supplies; Mine lighting -- Equipment and supplies; Acetylene lamps;
    • A small brass carbide lamp without reflector; worn on a miner's cap to provide illumination in underground mines.
    • Shovel

    • Coal miners -- Indiana -- Vermillion County -- Equipment and supplies; Shovels;
    • A square mouth coal shovel with steel head and hardwood shaft. Stamped into the mouth of the shovel: We Deliver Anywhere.
    • Forge

    • Coal miners -- Indiana -- Vermillion County -- Equipment and supplies; Blacksmithing -- Indiana -- Vermillion County; Forging -- Indiana -- Vermillion County; Mine tools; Bits (Drilling and boring);
    • A portable steel forge used to sharpen bits and picks.
    • Drilling equipment

    • Coal mines and mining -- Indiana -- Vermillion County; Coal miners -- Indiana -- Vermillion County -- Equipment and supplies; Coal-mining machinery; Drilling and boring machinery; Mine tools; Augers;
    • Multiple views of a steel drill, drill post, augers, bars, bar guide, hand crank, doweling jig, holder, screws, and clamp used to drill holes for black powder explosives.
    • Lamp, carbide

    • Coal miners -- Indiana -- Vermillion County -- Equipment and supplies; Acetylene lamps; Mine lighting -- Equipment and supplies; Justrite Manufacturing Company;
    • A small brass carbide lamp without reflector manufactured by the Justrite Manufacturing Company; worn on a miner's cap to provide illumination in underground mines.
    • Rail bender

    • Coal mines and mining -- Indiana -- Vermillion County; Mine tools; Mine haulage -- Indiana -- Vermillion County;
    • A steel rail bender used to curve the rails that transported mine cars.
    • Helmet, safety

    • Coal miners -- Indiana -- Vermillion County -- Equipment and supplies; Mine safety -- Equipment and supplies; Safety hats;
    • A helmet worn by miners as protective headgear and decorated by owner with adhesive stickers. On the front is a piece of metal for mounting a carbide lamp.
    • Lamp, carbide

    • Coal miners -- Indiana -- Vermillion County -- Equipment and supplies; Acetylene lamps; Mine lighting -- Equipment and supplies; Justrite Manufacturing Company;
    • A small brass Justrite carbide lamp with a concave metal reflector worn on a miner's cap to provide illumination in underground mines.
    • Metal pan with pickaxe points

    • Coal miners -- Indiana -- Vermillion County -- Equipment and supplies; Coal mines and mining -- Indiana -- Vermillion County; Forging -- Indiana -- Vermillion County; Blacksmithing -- Indiana -- Vermillion County; Forging;
    • A metal pan with pickaxe points for sharpening.
    • Helmet, safety

    • Safety hats; Coal miners -- Indiana -- Vermillion County -- Equipment and supplies; Mine safety -- Equipment and supplies;
    • A hard plastic helmet worn as protective headgear by a coal miner. The front of the helmet has a small metal handle to hold a carbide lamp.
    • Cap, cloth with carbide lamp

    • Caps (Headgear); Acetylene lamps; Coal mines and mining -- Indiana -- Vermillion County; Coal miners -- Indiana -- Vermillion County -- Equipment and supplies;
    • A cloth cap with a brass carbide lamp worn by miners to provide light when working underground.
    • Atlas Powder Company wooden box

    • Atlas Powder Company; Coal mines and mining -- Indiana -- Vermillion County -- Explosives; Mine tools; Wooden boxes;
    • An Atlas Powder Company wooden box used as packaging for the high explosives produced and marketed by the company.
    • Clinton Coal Company, Crown Hill Mine No. 1

    • Coal mines and mining -- Indiana -- Vermillion County; Tipples; Crown Hill Mine No. 1 (Clinton, Ind.); Clinton Coal Company (Clinton, Ind.);
    • A photograph of the tipple under construction at the Crown Hill Mine No. 1, which was operated by the Clinton Coal Company from 1901 to 1915 in Vermillion County, Indiana. In the foreground of the photograph are three men.
    • Clinton Coal Company, Crown Hill Mine No. 5

    • Coal mines and mining -- Indiana -- Vermillion County; Brown, William; Clinton Coal Company (Clinton, Ind.); Crown Hill Mine No. 5 (Vermillion County, Ind.); Mining corporations -- Indiana -- Vermillion County; Coal miners -- Indiana -- Vermillion...
    • A 1915 photograph of mine superintendent, William Brown, working a no. 6 Operating Hoist Motor at the Crown Hill Mine No. 5 owned by the Clinton Coal Company.

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