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    • Saxton coal mine, Vigo County, Indiana

    • Saxton Mine (Vigo County, Ind.); Saxton Coal Mining Company (Terre Haute, Ind.); Coal miners -- Indiana -- Vigo County; Coal miners -- Indiana -- Vigo County -- Portraits;
    • Black and white scan of a photograph collage with a caption below reading, MINERS AT SAXTON MINE. with the company personnel pictured on the final date of the mine's operation. The mine was "worked out" and the steel pulled. The Saxton mine was...
    • Oral history interview, Will Ennen

    • Coal mines and mining -- Indiana -- Vigo County; Coal miners -- Indiana -- Vigo County -- Terre Haute -- Interviews; Rats;
    • Oral history interview with Will Ennen of Terre Haute, Indiana. Ennen talks about the Submarine Coal Mine, which was located near the river, and the day the miners saw rats fleeing the mine.
    • Miami coal mine #10, Vermillion County, Indiana

    • Miami Mine No. 10 (Vermillion County, Ind.); Miami Coal Company (Vermillion County, Ind.); Coal -- Indiana -- Vermillion County; Coal miners -- Indiana -- Vigo County; Coal mines and mining -- Equipment and supplies;
    • Scan of a copy of a newspaper clipping titled "Miami No. 10 Shaft Sets State Record During Last Year", from an unknown source. The clipping is a continuation from the first page of the newspaper. In the article, the method of coal extraction at...
    • Coal miners at Victory coal mine, Vigo County, Indiana

    • Victory Mine (Vigo County, Ind.); Coal miners -- Indiana -- Vigo County; Coal mines and mining -- Equipment and supplies;
    • Black and white photograph of three coal miners posing together in front of coal mining equipment. A sign behind them reads, "Victory Mine 1943". Two of the miners wear headlamps.
    • Snow Hill coal mine, Vigo County, Indiana

    • Snow Hill Mine (Terre Haute, Ind.); Coal miners -- Indiana -- Vigo County;
    • Scan of a newspaper article and photograph and its caption. In the photograph, twenty-four employees of the Snow Hill coal mine, which closed around 1957, pose together in a group photograph outside one of the mine's buildings.
    • Museum construction 020

    • Coal; Coal Town and Railroad Museum (Clinton Ind.); Coal mining; Coal mines and mining -- Indiana -- Vermillion County; Coal miners -- Indiana -- Vigo County; Coal miners -- Indiana -- Vermillion County; Coal miners;Bekkering, Jim; Museums; Little...
    • Photograph of the coal mine wall being sculpted by Jim Bekkering in the Coal Town Museum. It is made to make you feel like you are in a real coal mine.
    • 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.
    • Oral history interview, William Spence

    • Spence, William; Coal miners -- Indiana -- Vigo County -- Terre Haute -- Interviews; Coal mines and mining -- Indiana -- Vigo County;
    • This document is an oral history interview of William Spence, a coal miner, done by Maretta Jackson. Both the interviewee and interviewer are from Terre Haute, Indiana.
    • Oral history interview, Kory Coleman

    • Black Beauty Coal Company (Evansville, Ind.); Children of coal miners -- Indiana -- Vigo County; Superstitions; Haunted houses;
    • Oral history interview with Kory Coleman of Terre Haute, Indiana. Coleman talks about a story his father told him about a haunted house at a Black Beauty Mining coal mine.
    • Oral history interview, William Spence

    • Child labor; Coal miners -- Indiana -- Vigo County -- Fontanet -- Interviews; Coal mines and mining -- Indiana -- Vigo County -- Fontanet;
    • An oral history interview with William Spence, who talks about working at the coal mines at the age of 12, the mines in Fontanet, drilling holes, and other areas of coal mining.

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