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Miners on shift break
Miners on shift break
TitleMiners on shift break
PhotographerHorrell, C. William
GeographicalSouthern Illinois
DescriptionMiners on shift break. Sign on wall reads (top part cut off by photograph) "...this is completely against the law and poses a big problem for the safety of all men. Therefore when someone comes to work under the influence, he will not be allowed to work. Mine Management Supt. Tom Goldman" Sahara Coal Company, #20, 21, near Harrisburg/Carrier Mills, Saline County.
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 -- Saline County - Photographs
Coal mines and mining -- Illinois -- Saline County - Photographs
Saline County (Ill.) -- Photographs
Subject (TGM)Coal miners
People associated with manual labor
Collection/Box #C. William Horrell Photograph Collection 64/ Box 56/ Folder 1
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:
mine i.d./tract #S-56, 57
CollectionDoc Horrell Photo Collection (Southern Illinois University Carbondale)
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