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Five miners removing a body from the mine after an explosion at the Monongah Mines, December 6, 1907

1907-12-626 x 21 cmPhotograph, documentarymonochromeJump to full detailsRequest from Special Collections

Summary:Photograph of five miners removing a body from the mine after explosion at the Monongah Mines Nos. 6 and 8 of Fairmont Coal Company in Monongah, West Virginia on December 6, 1907.
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States of America
Temporal subject: 1907-12-6
Geographical subject – Continent:North America
Geographical subject – Country:United States of America
Geographical subject – Region:West Virginia
Geographical subject – Settlement:Monongah
Topical subjects:Miners
Mine accidents
Monongah Mines Disaster, Monongah, W. Va., 1907
Dead persons
ArchivesUM location:AFL-CIO Still Images. Morris B. Schnapper Collection
  • series 1
  • subseries 2
  • box 4
  • folder 48
  • accession 2014-001-RG98-004
Repository:University Archives
Browse terms:Economics, Business, Commerce, Labor
Copyright holder:Unknown
Collection:Labor in America Collection
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