Southern Illinois University Carbondale Doc Horrell Photo Collection (Southern Illinois University Carbondale)
  Skip to content  collection home browse advanced search preferences my favorites help   
add to favorites : reference url back to results : previous : next
Zoom in Zoom out Pan left Pan right Pan up Pan down Maximum resolution Fit in window Fit to width Rotate left Rotate right Hide/show thumbnail
Miners picketing
Miners picketing
TitleMiners picketing
PhotographerHorrell, C. William
GeographicalSouthern Illinois
DescriptionMiners picketing outside a coal mine. One miner holds a sign with frowing faces that reads "unfair labor practice". "A group of miners picket the entrance to a strip mine. Here, they are trying to unionize a nonunion strip mine. Picket lines are not a familiar sight in Illinois. (When a strike is called, the men usually simply do not report for work.)", and "V6" written on verso.
Dimensions (in.)8 x 10 inches;
Dimensions (cm.)21 x 26 cm.;
MediumPhotograph: Black and white
Photo typeGelatin silver print
Subject (LCSH)Coal miners -- Illinois -- Photographs
Coal mines and mining -- Illinois -- Photographs
Coal miners -- Labor unions -- Illinois -- Photographs
Subject (TGM)Coal miners
Coal mining
Miners' unions
Employee rights
Collection/Box #C. William Horrell Photograph Collection 64/ Box 25/ Folder 8
ProvenanceDonated by the Horrell family to SCRC after the photographer's death, 1989.
Rights StatementCopyright holder is unknown. For permission to reproduce, distribute, or otherwise use this image, please contact the Special Collections Research Center, Morris Library, Southern Illinois University Carbondale. Phone: + 1 (618) 453-2516. Email:
CollectionDoc Horrell Photo Collection (Southern Illinois University Carbondale)
add to favorites : reference url back to results : previous : next