Coal Miner's are still dying from Black Lung.

Coal Miner's are still dying from Black Lung.

Coal miners waiting for the mantrip. Gary, McDowell County, WV. 1946. Kentuckiana Digital Library.

Coal miners waiting for the mantrip. Gary, McDowell County, WV. 1946. Kentuckiana Digital Library.

Coal miners bucket- Just like my Daddy's! He always had a special treat in it for me!!!

Coal miners bucket- Just like my Daddy's! He always had a special treat in it for me!!!

Coal miners picking out "impurities" before the coal is processes. Before the child labor laws, much of this work was done by boys.

Coal miners picking out "impurities" before the coal is processes. Before the child labor laws, much of this work was done by boys.

This picture was taken in Blantyre October 22, 1877: the day the Blantyre mining disaster in Scotland killed 207 miners. The widows and orphans left behind were evicted by mine owners and were likely sent to poor houses.

This picture was taken in Blantyre October 22, 1877: the day the Blantyre mining disaster in Scotland killed 207 miners. The widows and orphans left behind were evicted by mine owners and were likely sent to poor houses.

Coal mining vintage photo. Getting coal out of a "COALBANK" as they were called. A little cave on their own land,that was full of coal.

Coal mining vintage photo. Getting coal out of a "COALBANK" as they were called. A little cave on their own land,that was full of coal.

Coal Miners daughter doing laundry.

Coal Miners daughter doing laundry.

Google Image Result for http://blog.ricecracker.net/wp-content/uploads/2010/05/MacGill-Gallery-New-York.jpeg Robert Frank

Google Image Result for http://blog.ricecracker.net/wp-content/uploads/2010/05/MacGill-Gallery-New-York.jpeg Robert Frank

A coal miner with the last canary to be used down underground.

A coal miner with the last canary to be used down underground.

.A miner and his family, Rhondda Valley, South Wales, 22nd June 1931. The boys in a mining village are usually only too eager to join their fathers in the pit. They go down as soon as they are old enough to work. Photograph taken by James 'Jimmy' Jarché (8 September 1890 – 6 August 1965) of the Daily Herald newspaper for a series of articles called 'In Search of Wales' written by H V Morton in 1934.

.A miner and his family, Rhondda Valley, South Wales, 22nd June 1931. The boys in a mining village are usually only too eager to join their fathers in the pit. They go down as soon as they are old enough to work. Photograph taken by James 'Jimmy' Jarché (8 September 1890 – 6 August 1965) of the Daily Herald newspaper for a series of articles called 'In Search of Wales' written by H V Morton in 1934.

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