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    • Coal miner and two women at unidentified mine

    • Coal mines and mining -- Indiana -- Vermillion County; Coal miners -- Indiana -- Vermillion County; Women -- Indiana -- Vermillion County; Caps (Headgear); Acetylene lamps;
    • A coal miner and two women are posed at the entrance to an unidentified mine in Vermillion County, Indiana. Notice that the coal miner is wearing typical garb: coat, trousers and a cloth cap with a carbide lamp.
    • Wood carving of a coal miner

    • Coal miners -- Indiana -- Vermillion County; Folk art -- Indiana -- Vermillion County; Wood carvings -- Indiana -- Vermillion County;
    • This is a wood carving of a miner holding a pick axe created by Harold Bowden. The figure is dressed in a miner's outfit, and is wearing a cap with a carbide lantern. Note the lunch pails located at the figure's feet.
    • Wood carving of miner

    • Coal miners -- Indiana -- Vermillion County; Folk art -- Indiana -- Vermillion County; Wood carvings -- Indiana -- Vermillion County;
    • This is a wood carving of a miner created by Harold Bowden. The figure is dressed in a miner's outfit, and is wearing a cap with a carbide lantern while pushing a coal laden mine railroad car.
    • Coal miner

    • Coal miners -- Indiana -- Vermillion County; Acetylene lamps; Caps (Headgear);
    • A coal miner stands in front of an equipment storage building at an unidentified mine in Vermillion County, Indiana. The miner is wearing a cloth cap with a carbide lamp.
    • Debs, Eugene V. n.d. 103

    • Curry, Mabel Dunlap, 1868-1947; Debs, Theodore, 1864-1945; Health; Wilson, Woodrow, 1856-1924; Communism; Communist International;
    • Letter to Theodore Debs, 12/03/????. Writes that he is glad Theodore Debs's eyes will be fine. Says that Mabel Dunlap Curry has kept him well informed. Mentions that Curry has been a "God's own blessing to us all," and to Theodore Debs in...
    • 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.
    • Certificate of qualification to serve as miner

    • Coal miners -- Indiana -- Vermillion County -- Certification; Dugger, Florence; Indiana. Office of Miners Examining Board.;
    • This Certificate of qualification to serve as miner was issued to Florence Dugger on May 15, 1911 by the State of Indiana, Vermillion County, Office of Miners Examining Board.
    • Certificate of competency to serve as miner

    • Coal miners -- Indiana -- Vermillion County -- Certification; Gilles, Jasper; Indiana. Office of Miners Examining Board.;
    • This Certificate of competence to serve as miner was issued to Jasper Gilles on August 3, 1921 by the State of Indiana, Vermillion County, Office of Miners Examining Board.
    • Certificate of qualification to serve as miner

    • Coal miners -- Indiana -- Vermillion County -- Certification; Reed, William H.; Indiana. Office of Miners Examining Board.;
    • This certificate of qualification to serve as miner was issued to William H. Reed, Vermillion County, Indiana, on May 15, 1911 by the State of Indiana, Vermillion County, Office of Miners Examining Board.
    • Certificate of competency to serve as miner

    • Coal miners -- Indiana -- Vermillion County -- Certification; Columbo, John; Indiana. Office of Miners Examining Board.;
    • This Certificate of competency to serve as miner was issued to John Columbo, Vermillion County, Indiana, on February 19, 1944 by the State of Indiana, Vermillion County, Office of Miners Examining Board.
    • Harden family donation plaque, Coal Town Museum, Clinton, Indiana

    • Coal miners -- Indiana -- Vermillion County; Dering Mine (Universal, Ind.); Harden, Richard; Harden, Anne; Harden, Edward; Mann, John Leo; Colderbank, William;
    • This is a donation plaque mounted in the Coal Town Museum for artifacts presented to the museum by Anne and Richard Harden in memory of Mr. and Mrs. Harden, John Leo Mann, and William Colderbank.
    • Check-out board

    • Coal miners -- Indiana -- Vermillion County -- Equipment and supplies; Mine safety -- Equipment and supplies;
    • A wood check-out board with metal hooks and numbered brass tags that was located at the mine entrance to identify which miners were underground; each miner was assigned a numbered tag that the miner hung on the check-out board when he left the mine.
    • Lamp, safety

    • Coal miners -- Indiana -- Vermillion County -- Equipment and supplies; Safety lamps; Mine lighting -- Equipment and supplies;
    • A coal miner's safety lamp manufactured in Poland circa 1915. The miner's number 3 tag is affixed to the top.
    • Lamp, wick

    • Coal miners -- Indiana -- Vermillion County -- Equipment and supplies; Wick lamps; Mine lighting -- Equipment and supplies;
    • Four wick or sunshine lamps used by coal miners from 1900 to 1912. The wick lamp used kerosene and a paraffin like substance called sunshine. The miner would light the wick and the sunshine slowed the burning of the kerosene and prolonged...
    • Statue, coal miner

    • Coal miners -- Indiana -- Vermillion County -- Art; Statues;
    • A statue of a coal miner and his equipment made out of coal. Note the safety helmet with carbide lamp, the utility belt, knee pads, pickaxe and lunch pail.
    • Lamp, carbide

    • Coal miners -- Indiana -- Vermillion County -- Equipment and supplies; Acetylene lamps; Mine lighting -- Equipment and supplies;
    • Four carbide lamps used by coal miners between 1912 and the 1930s. Water dripping on the carbide in the lamp produced a gas that went to the lens. To create light the miner then lit the lamp wick. Miners purchased their own carbide for...

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