Southern Illinois University Carbondale Doc Horrell Photo Collection (Southern Illinois University Carbondale)
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Miners leaving work
Miners leaving work
TitleMiners leaving work
PhotographerHorrell, C. William
GeographicalSouthern Illinois
DescriptionUnderground miners leaving work for the day. They are dirty, carring their lunchpails, and still wearing their hardhats and headlamps. "Change of shift at a Southern Illinois coal mine" and "D-15" 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
Subject (TGM)Coal miners
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RelationAlso published in: Southern Illinois Coal: a portfolio. Carbondale: Southern Illinois Univesity Press, c1995.;
Collection/Box #C. William Horrell Photograph Collection 64/ Box 56/ Folder 4
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)
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