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    • 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.
    • Lyford Mine, coal miners and women underground

    • Coal miners -- Indiana -- Parke County; Lyford Mine (Parke County, Ind.); Women -- Indiana -- Parke County; Shovels;
    • Two coal miners and two women pose in front of a mine railroad car underground at the Lyford Mine in Parke County. One woman holds a square mouth shovel.
    • Lancaster Coal Company miners' tokens

    • Coal mines and mining -- Indiana -- Vigo County; Tokens; Lancaster Coal Company (Terre Haute, Ind.); Andrews Mine (Vigo County, Ind.)
    • Five brass miners' tokens from the Lancaster Coal Company's Andrews Mine that operated from 1898 to 1899 and employed 25 men. The tokens in denominations of 5-10-25-50 cents and 1 dollar were used by miners to purchase goods at the company store. ...
    • Esther Hollingsworth oral history interview

    • Hollingsworth, Esther, 1918-2000; Prohibition; Mining; City & town life; Sewing; Dance parties; Prostitution; Social life; Coal mining; Coal miners; Labor unions; Oral history; Sewing; Storytelling;
    • Esther Hollingsworth is a long-time resident of the coal mining community of Universal, Indiana. She was born in 1918 and married Ben Hollingsworth, a coal miner. She is also a gifted storyteller who can make the old days come alive. She and...
    • Scrapbook no. 31

    • Sullivan County (Ind.)--History; Maple, James B. (James Brian), 1879-1970;
    • Dr. James B. Maple was a local doctor and historian who in his spare time researched early Vincennes and Sullivan newspapers for items concerning Sullivan Co. He clipped items and took notes and filled 42 volumes of scrapbooks which have a...
    • Coal miners working underground at an unidentified mine

    • Hagerman, Fred; Coal miners; Shovels; Hammers; Caps (Headgear); Acetylene lamps; Mules; Mine railroad cars -- Indiana -- Sullivan County;
    • Photograph of three coal miners working in an unidentified underground mine. The man on the right is Fred Hagerman. A mule is hitched to the coal car on the mine railroad track behind the miners. Also note the wooden pillars reinforcing the...
    • Berger, Victor, 1913-06-06

    • Miners' strikes; West Virginia Mine Wars, W. Va., 1897-1921;
    • Report to the National Committee of the Socialist Party, signed by Berger, Adolph Germer, and Eugene V. Debs, 6/6/1913. Says that they went to Charleston, West Virginia to investigate the strike situation in West Virginia pursuant to the request of...
    • Holt, Fred W. 1915-02-23

    • Capitalism; Coal miners; Debs, Theodore, 1864-1945; Fort Smith (Ark.); Socialist Party of the United States of America; Socialism; Miners' strikes;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs, 2/23/15. Writes that a letter coming from Eugene V. Debs, a man who has first-hand "felt the sting of Capitalism," means a lot to him. Says that he heard about Eugene V. Debs' tour of the West from Theodore Debs. Tells...
    • Coal miners

    • Coal miners -- Indiana -- Vermillion County; Coal mines and mining -- Indiana -- Vermillion County; Acetylene lamps; Lunchboxes;
    • View of a group of coal miners gathered in front of the hillside entrance to an unknown mine in Vermillion County, Indiana. The sign says : Keep out Wild Boarx. The miners are mostly wearing carbide lamps on their caps and there are several lunch...
    • Coal miners underground

    • Coal miners -- Indiana -- Sullivan County; Coal mines and mining -- Indiana -- Sullivan County; Acetylene lamps; Mine railroad cars; Justrite Manufacturing Company;
    • This photograph shows two coal miners in an unidentified coal mine with their shovels and pick axes resting on a mine car full of coal in the background. Notice the Justrite carbide lamps on the miners' caps.
    • Coal miners with mining machinery

    • Coal-mining machinery; Coal mines and mining -- Indiana -- Sullivan County; Coal miners -- Indiana -- Sullivan County; Justrite Manufacturing Company; Acetylene lamps;
    • This photograph shows three coal miners in an unidentified mine resting on a piece of coal mining machinery. Note the Justrite carbide lamps on the miners' caps.
    • Coal miners standing in front of unidentified tipple

    • Coal mines and mining -- Indiana -- Sullivan County; Tipples; Coal miners -- Indiana -- Sullivan County; Axes; Shovels; Acetylene lamps;
    • This photograph shows coal miners and mounds of coal arrayed in front of an unidentified tipple. Note the pick axes, square mouth shovels and carbide lamps on the miners' caps.
    • Coal miners in tool room

    • Coal mines and mining -- Indiana -- Sullivan County; Coal miners -- Indiana -- Sullivan County -- Equipment and supplies; Mine tools; Acetylene lamps; Justrite Manufacturing Company;
    • This photograph shows two coal miners in a tool room of an unidentified mine holding a hammer and oilcan. Various wrenches and other tools hang on a wood plank wall in the background. Note the Justrite carbide lamps on the miners' caps.
    • Coal miners

    • Coal miners -- Equipment; Coal miners -- Indiana -- Sullivan County; Acetylene lamps; Coal mines and mining -- Indiana -- Sullivan County; Mine railroad cars; Coal-mining machinery;
    • Photograph of two coal miners, sitting on coal mining machinery in an unidentified coal mine.
    • Coal miners

    • Coal miners -- Equipment; Coal miners -- Indiana -- Sullivan County; Coal-mining machinery; Coal mines and mining -- Indiana -- Sullivan County;
    • Photograph of two coal miners operating coal mining machinery in an unidentified coal mine.

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