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    • 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.
    • Railroads

    • Underground railroad; Fugitive slaves; Slaves; Haunted houses;
    • This is a typesript of an oral interview with Earl Lilly, Jr. about a house that was part of the Underground Railroad location unknown.
    • Underground railway

    • Antislavery movements -- United States; Abolition movement; Underground railroad -- Indiana -- Parke County; Fugitive slaves; Slavery; Slaves;
    • Four typed pages which were written by Mrs. Harlan B. Newlin of Bloomingdale, who's father Alfred Hadley ran a stop on the underground railroad. She lists the reasons the underground railroad was established and the ways in which the escaped slaves...
    • Underground railroad in Vigo and Vermillion counties

    • Underground railroad -- Indiana -- Vigo County; Fugitive slaves; Slaves; Slavery; Vigo County (Ind.);
    • Three typed pages which give general information about the underground railroad in Indiana and information about Vigo County in some detail. The third page consists of a map of the underground railroad shwoing its routes and stops in different...
    • Underground railway

    • Underground railroad -- Indiana -- Parke County; Antislavery movements -- United States; Abolition movement; Cannon, Joseph Gurney, 1836-1926;
    • Three typed pages that discuss the underground railroad and the station that operated out of Bloomingdale, Indiana. It talks about how some of the slaves were helped and why they were helped.
    • Underground Railway station

    • Folklore; Fugitive slaves; Slavery; Antislavery movements -- United States; Abolition movement; Underground railroad -- Indiana -- Parke County;
    • One typed page which gives the location of a monument erected in memory of Alfred and Rhoda Hadley who helped with the Underground Railroad.
    • Steele home

    • Underground railroad -- Indiana -- Vigo County; Slavery; Slaves;
    • Two typed pages which talks some about the underground railroad and mentions the Steele home of Terre Haute as a stop on the underground railroad.
    • Days of slavery

    • Slavery; Slaves; Underground railroad -- Indiana -- Parke County; Antislavery movements -- United States; Abolition movement;
    • Four typed pages which relate some memories of people in the Rockville who had experiences with slavery in some form or another. It talkes about the Hadley's farm being a stop on the underground railroad and other local people who helped slaves,...
    • Tale

    • Folklore; Slavery; Slaves; Fugitive slaves; Escapes; Underground railroad -- Indiana -- Parke County; Antislavery movements -- United States; Abolition movement;
    • One typed page which relates a story about a couple named Alfred and Rhoda Hadley who lived in Bloomingdale, Indiana. They helped conduct on the Underground Railroad and the story is about how they helped a set of escaped slaves get safetly away...
    • Story of ex-slave

    • Terre Haute (Ind.);Underground railroad; Slavery; Slave trade; Slaves;Barton, Robert
    • Two typed pages which contains a short biography of Robert Barton who was a slave in Lancaster Kentucky. It mentions the underground railroad briefly.
    • Nelle Filbeck Steele letter

    • Underground railroad -- Indiana -- Vigo County; Dwellings;Steele, Nelle Filbeck;
    • Two typed pages which contain an letter written by Mrs. Nelle Filbeck Steele. Mrs. Steele lived in a home known to be a stop on the underground railroad in Terre Haute, Indiana. She gives information about the Steele home.
    • Bogle Mine, Ben and Willis Burton underground at the Bogle Mine, Vermillion County, Indiana

    • Coal miners -- Indiana -- Vermillion County -- Equipment and supplies; Coal mining -- Indiana -- Vermillion County; Mining equipment; Bogle Mine (Vermillion County, Ind.); Burton, Ben; Burton, Willis;
    • Ben Burton and Willis Burton, coal miners underground at the the Bogle Mine, Vermillion County, Indiana. The photograph was taken on February 27, 1914. The miners are wearing carbide lamps on their camps and are pictured with a square mouth...
    • Miners working underground

    • Coal; Coal mines and mining -- Equipment and supplies; Minecarts; Mine tools; Mine railroads; Coal-mining machinery;
    • Black and white photograph of unidentified coal miners underground. One miner (center) sits and two others (right) lean on a motorized train designed to move mine carts, while two miners (left) hold round props used to prevent the fall of shale...

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