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    • Normal Advance 1909

    • Journalism; Indiana State Normal School; Indiana State University; Education; Literature; College yearbooks;
    • A monthly journal written and published by the students and faculty of Indiana State Normal School. The last issue of the school year was dedicated to the graduating seniors and printed in the style of an annual yearbook.
    • Mule protective back pad

    • Coal mines and mining -- Indiana -- Vermillion County; Mules; Ponies; Draft animals -- Equipment and supplies;
    • A back pad placed on the back of a mule or pony as protection against scrapping in underground coal mines.
    • Lamp, carbide

    • Coal miners -- Indiana -- Vermillion County -- Equipment and supplies; Acetylene Lamps; Mine lighting -- Equipment and supplies;
    • A brass carbide lamp with a concave metal mirror worn on a miner's cap to provide illumination in underground mines.
    • 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.
    • Pickaxe

    • Coal mines and mining -- Indiana -- Vermillion County; Mine tools;
    • A large pickaxe with steel head with 2 pointed tips mounted on a hardwood shaft; used by coal miners to extract underground coal.
    • Belt, leather utility

    • Belts (Clothing); Coal miners -- Indiana -- Vermillion County -- Equipment and supplies;
    • A leather utility belt made and to carry a miner's equipment. Coal miners were responsible for procuring their equipment and they were quite adept at adapting belts, hats and lamps to aid them underground.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • Check-in board

    • Coal mines and mining -- Indiana -- Vermillion County; Coal Miners -- Indiana -- Vermillion County -- Equipment and supplies; Mine safety -- Equipment and supplies;
    • A wood check-in 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-in board when he entered the...
    • 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.
    • Air gauge

    • Coal miners -- Indiana -- Vermillion County -- Equipment and supplies; Mine safety -- Equipment and supplies;
    • An air gauge was used to check air flow into an underground mine.
    • Al Capone

    • Criminals; Hiding; Underground railroad; Illinois; Bread & soup lines; Prohibition;
    • Barbara Vlahos's transcribed interview of Missy Smith's about three different stories. The first story is about Al Capone. According to Smith, Capone had a house in Skylar County, Illinois, and he ran liquor through there as a bootlegger. The...
    • Good versus evil

    • Good & evil; Statues; Nazis;
    • Belinda Young collected a legend from Peggy Worrell pertaining to a statue of Christ in Eureka Springs in Arkansas that was associated with German underground Anti-Nazi movement.
    • 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...
    • Tipple at Crown Hill coal mine #6, Clinton, Indiana

    • Crown Hill Mine No. 6 (Vermillion County, Ind.); Clinton Coal Company (Clinton, Ind.); Coal mines and mining -- Equipment and supplies; Coal mines and mining -- Indiana -- Vermillion County; Tipples; Smokestacks; Mine buildings;
    • Black and white photograph of a tipple and two other buildings at the Crown Hill mine #6 near Clinton, Indiana. Crown Hill #6 was owned by Clinton Coal Company. Left of center can be seen J. A. Switzer, who is hauling props used underground to...
    • Coal exhibit in theCoal Town & Railroad Museum, Clinton, Indiana

    • Coal Town and Railroad Museum (Clinton Ind.); Coal miners -- Equipment; Coal miners -- Indiana -- Vermillion County; Coal miners -- Indiana -- Vermillion County -- Portraits;
    • Black and white photograph of an exhibit in the Coal Town & Railroad Museum in Clinton, Indiana. The exhibit displays various tools used in coal mining, an introductory photograph of a group of mine workers underground, and a check-in board...
    • Fred Sahm underground

    • Coal miners -- Indiana; Coal mines and mining -- Equipment and supplies; Minecarts;
    • Black and white photograph of coal miner Fred Sahm sitting on the front of a motorized train in the mine interior. Overhead are props used to prevent the fall of slate and shale from the roof.

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