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Mining Cart Lamp

Measurements:
overall: 11 1/2 in x 6 in x 2 1/4 in; 29.21 cm x 15.24 cm x 5.715 cm
Object Name:
lamp, trip, mining
mining lamp
Credit Line:
Island Creek Coal Company, Holden, West Virginia
ID Number:
AG.MHI-MN-7846
Catalog number:
MHI-MN-7846
Accession number:
239763
See more items in:
Work and Industry: Mining
Work
Industry & Manufacturing
Natural Resources
Mining Lamps
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a6-ee45-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_872336

Mining (mural study, Mount Hope, West Virginia Post Office)

Artist:
Michael Lenson, born Galich, Russia 1903-died Nutley, NJ 1971  Search this
Medium:
tempera on wood
Dimensions:
9 1/4 x 28 in. (23.4 x 71.1 cm.)
Type:
Painting
Date:
1940-1942
Topic:
Figure group  Search this
Occupation\industry\mining  Search this
Study\mural study  Search this
Landscape\West Virginia\Mount Hope  Search this
New Deal\Treasury Section of Painting and Sculpture\West Virginia  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Transfer from the Internal Revenue Service through the General Services Administration
Object number:
1962.8.11
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Painting and Sculpture
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7d97b11e4-f21e-4506-ad27-86c8f7c1ca85
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1962.8.11

Mining Bee

Collector:
J. Whitaker  Search this
Discipline:
Entomology  Search this
Region:
US Mid Atlantic (PA, NJ, MD, DE, DC, VA, WV)  Search this
Sex:
Female
Object Type:
Education and Outreach collections
Collecting Locality:
Stemple Ridge, North America, United States, West Virginia, Preston County
Collection Date:
2010
Topic:
Education & Outreach  Search this
Taxonomy:
Animalia, Arthropoda, Hexapoda, Insecta, Hymenoptera, Andrenidae, Andreninae
Scientific Name:
Andrena crataegi
USNM Number:
EO400424
See more items in:
Q?rius, The Coralyn W. Whitney Science Education Center
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3a0b853e6-08f1-45bd-b9a2-12e7c941a88f
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnheducation_10866675
Online Media:

Mining Bee

Collector:
J. Whitaker  Search this
Discipline:
Entomology  Search this
Region:
US Mid Atlantic (PA, NJ, MD, DE, DC, VA, WV)  Search this
Sex:
Female
Object Type:
Education and Outreach collections
Collecting Locality:
Trough Road, Sycamore Hill, North America, United States, West Virginia, Hardy County
Collection Date:
2011
Topic:
Education & Outreach  Search this
Taxonomy:
Animalia, Arthropoda, Hexapoda, Insecta, Hymenoptera, Andrenidae, Andreninae
Scientific Name:
Andrena carlini
USNM Number:
EO400431
See more items in:
Q?rius, The Coralyn W. Whitney Science Education Center
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/361c8da0a-29e8-4d0e-9093-36524e5d667c
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnheducation_10866682
Online Media:

Mining Bee

Collector:
J. Whitaker  Search this
Discipline:
Entomology  Search this
Region:
US Mid Atlantic (PA, NJ, MD, DE, DC, VA, WV)  Search this
Sex:
Female
Object Type:
Education and Outreach collections
Collecting Locality:
Squirrel Gap Road, North America, United States, West Virginia, Hardy County
Collection Date:
2011
Topic:
Education & Outreach  Search this
Taxonomy:
Animalia, Arthropoda, Hexapoda, Insecta, Hymenoptera, Andrenidae, Andreninae
Scientific Name:
Andrena carlini
USNM Number:
EO400435
See more items in:
Q?rius, The Coralyn W. Whitney Science Education Center
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/308303d1f-5ede-4398-8389-26efa2db4b90
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnheducation_10866686
Online Media:

Mining Village (Study for mural, Huntington, West Virginia forestry service building)

Artist:
Stevan Dohanos, born Lorain, OH 1907-died Westport, CT 1994  Search this
Medium:
tempera on fiberboard
Dimensions:
sheet: 15 7/8 x 17 in. (40.3 x 43.2 cm) image: 12 3/8 x 14 in. (31.3 x 35.7 cm)
Type:
Painting
Date:
1937
Topic:
Figure group\male  Search this
Occupation\industry\mining  Search this
Figure male\child  Search this
Study\mural study  Search this
Landscape\West Virginia  Search this
Architecture\vehicle\bicycle  Search this
New Deal\Treasury Section of Painting and Sculpture\West Virginia  Search this
Architecture Exterior\domestic\house  Search this
Architecture Exterior\industry\mine  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Transfer from the General Services Administration
Object number:
1974.28.308
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Painting and Sculpture
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk77035a8b8-e6c6-408d-bcc0-968545183443
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1974.28.308

Coal miners' card game on the porch, Chaplin, West Virginia

Artist:
Marion Post Wolcott, born Santa Barbara, CA 1910-died Montclair, NJ 1990  Search this
Medium:
gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
sheet: 11 x 14 in. (27.9 x 35.6 cm.)
Type:
Photography-Photoprint
Date:
1938, printed later
Topic:
Figure group\male  Search this
Occupation\industry\mining  Search this
Recreation\sport and play\cards  Search this
New Deal\Farm Security Administration  Search this
Landscape\West Virginia\Chaplin  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Dr. John H. and Jann Arrington Wolcott
Object number:
1998.120.23
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7a2b5c1c9-1107-41c6-9bb3-788144fe3719
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1998.120.23

Untitled, from "The Mountain Photography Workshop" Documentary Survey of Appalachian Kentucky and West Virginia

Artist:
Earl Dotter, born Philadelphia, PA 1943  Search this
Medium:
gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
image: 9 3/8 x 6 3/8 in. (23.8 x 16.2 cm)
Type:
Photography-Photoprint
Date:
ca. 1977
Topic:
Occupation\industry\mining  Search this
Figure male\head  Search this
Landscape\West Virginia  Search this
Landscape\Kentucky  Search this
Dress\accessory\helmet  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Transfer from the National Endowment for the Arts
Object number:
1983.63.393
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7bdc6d485-3be4-4f61-ada8-6a9dc31b5b32
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1983.63.393

Coal Miner's child carrying home a can of kerosene, Scotts Run, West Virginia

Artist:
Marion Post Wolcott, born Santa Barbara, CA 1910-died Montclair, NJ 1990  Search this
Medium:
gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
sheet: 11 x 14 in. (27.9 x 35.6 cm.)
Type:
Photography-Photoprint
Date:
1938, printed later
Topic:
Architecture\industry\mine  Search this
Figure female\child\full length  Search this
New Deal\Farm Security Administration  Search this
Landscape\West Virginia\Scotts Run  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Dr. John H. and Jann Arrington Wolcott
Object number:
1998.120.20
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7848642e6-c73e-4c42-a302-6ef137ffa9fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1998.120.20

Miner’s Safety Lamp

Measurements:
overall: 10 in; 25.4 cm
Object Name:
lamp, down-draft, mining
Related Publication:
Pohs, Henry A.. Early Underground Lamps
Credit Line:
Mary R. Wheat
ID Number:
AG.MHI-MN-8132
Accession number:
239148
Catalog number:
MHI-MN-8132
See more items in:
Work and Industry: Mining
Work
Industry & Manufacturing
Grant Wheat Collection
Mining Lamps
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a6-cbe7-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_872677

Ocimum gratissimum L.

Biogeographical Region:
78 - Southeastern U.S.A.  Search this
Collector:
H. D. Hively  Search this
Place:
Charleston, West Virginia, United States, North America
Common name:
African basil
Mine
Mini
Vumbasa
tigili
Taxonomy:
Plantae Dicotyledonae Lamiales Lamiaceae
Published Name:
Ocimum gratissimum L.
Barcode:
02819288
USNM Number:
1769016
See more items in:
Botany
Flowering plants and ferns
Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/301e40d6a-48fa-4c73-ad69-b6ca9035bab7
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_14049212
Online Media:

[Trade catalogs from Maravillas Mining Co. of West Virginia]

Company Name:
Maravillas Mining Co. of West Virginia  Search this
Notes content:
Mill site and mines in Michoacan , Mexico ; Borda and Tesoro de Borda gold mines .
Includes:
Trade catalog
Physical description:
1 piece; 1 box
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Date:
1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Brass; bronze and specialty metals  Search this
Mining machinery; equipment and supplies  Search this
Mills and milling supplies  Search this
Topic:
Brass  Search this
Bronze  Search this
Metals  Search this
Milling machinery  Search this
Mining machinery industry  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_29553
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_29553

Skelton, West Virginia Mine Tramway

Collection Creator:
Roebling, Charles Gustavus, 1849-1918  Search this
Roebling, Ferdinand W. (Ferdinand William), 1842-1917  Search this
John A. Roebling's Sons Company  Search this
Roebling, John Augustus, 1806-1869  Search this
Roebling, Washington Augustus, 1837-1926.  Search this
Container:
Box 51
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1937-1938
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research use.

Researchers must handle unprotected photographs with gloves.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Collection Citation:
John A. Roebling Collection, dates, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
See more items in:
John A. Roebling Collection
John A. Roebling Collection / Series 2: Photographs
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8a2368fc1-c89d-4c44-afc9-f45f0775a7b2
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0981-ref81

They'll Never Keep Us Down: Women's Coal Mining Songs

Performer:
Dickens, Hazel, 1935-2011  Search this
Boyens, Phyllis  Search this
Gunning, Sarah Ogan, 1910-1983  Search this
Reece, Florence, 1900-1986  Search this
Reel World (Musical group)  Search this
Collection Creator:
Rinzler, Ralph  Search this
Extent:
1 Phonograph record (analog, 33 1/3 rpm, 12 in.)
Culture:
Americans  Search this
Anglo-American  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Phonograph records
Place:
Appalachian Region, Southern -- Songs and music
United States
West Virginia
Washington (D.C.)
Tennessee
Kentucky
Date:
1984
Contents:
Coal mining women / H. Dickens (3:56) --Drag lines / D. Silverstein (2:49) --Blue diamond mines / J. Ritchie (3:57) -- Coal miner's grave / H. Dickens (5:25) --Hello coal miner / S.O. Gunning (4:45) --Dream of a miner's child / Trad. (2:22) --Coal tattoo / B.E. Wheeler (2:57) --Battle of Jericol / M. L. Layne (2:27) --Lawrence Jones / S. Kahn (2:59) -- What she aims to be / S. Massek (2:25) --Which side are you on / F. Reece (1:43) --Never keep us down / H. Dickens (2:40)
Track Information:
101 Coal Mining Woman / Hazel Dickens.

102 Draglines / Reel World (Musical group).

103 Blue Diamond Mines / Phyllis Boyens.

104 Coal Miner's Grave / Hazel Dickens.

105 Hello Coal Miner / Sarah Ogan Gunning.

106 Dream of a Miner's Child / Phyllis Boyens.

201 Coal Tattoo / Hazel Dickens.

202 The Battle of Jericol / Reel World (Musical group).

203 Lawrence Jones / Phyllis Boyens.

204 What She Aims to Be / Reel World (Musical group).

205 Which Side are You On? / Florence Reece.

206 They'll Never Keep Us Down / Hazel Dickens.
Local Numbers:
FP-RINZ-LP-0355

Rounder.4012
Publication, Distribution, Etc. (Imprint):
Cambridge, MA Rounder 1984
General:
Program notes and lyrics in booklet ([8] p. : ill. ; 28 cm.) laid in container.
Restrictions:
Restrictions on access. No duplication allowed listening and viewing for research purposes only.
Collection Rights:
Copyright restrictions apply. Contact archives staff for information.
Topic:
Labor unions. -- Songs and music  Search this
Protest songs  Search this
Country music  Search this
String band  Search this
Folk songs -- United States  Search this
Folk songs -- Kentucky  Search this
Ballads  Search this
Mines and mineral resources  Search this
Coal  Search this
Processions  Search this
Appalachian Region  Search this
Struggle  Search this
Protest  Search this
Function:
Labor unions
Collection Citation:
Ralph Rinzler papers and audio recordings, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.RINZ, Item FP-RINZ-LP-0355
See more items in:
Ralph Rinzler papers and audio recordings
Ralph Rinzler papers and audio recordings / Series 9: Audio / Commercial / LPs
Archival Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/bk50f67870d-151c-433f-87b6-ff26b22fac91
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-cfch-rinz-ref6164

[Trade catalogs from West Virginia Coal Assoc.]

Variant company name:
Formed 1915  Search this
Company Name:
West Virginia Coal Assoc.  Search this
Notes content:
"West Virginia Coal Facts 1977"
Includes:
Trade catalog
Black and white images
Physical description:
1 piece; 1 box
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
Charleston, West Virginia, United States
Date:
1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Fuel (includes oil; petroleum; gas; coal; etc.)  Search this
Mining machinery; equipment and supplies  Search this
Topic:
Coal  Search this
Fuel  Search this
Mining machinery industry  Search this
Petroleum  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_27914
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_27914

Entrance to a Coal Mine, Fairmont, West Virginia

Measurements:
overall:;
Object Name:
Photograph
ID Number:
1980.0183.03
Accession number:
1980.0183
1980.0183
See more items in:
Work and Industry: Civil Engineering
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a6-a23c-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_849018

poster

Associated institution:
United Mine Workers of America  Search this
Object Name:
Poster
Associated place:
United States: West Virginia
ID Number:
1980.0602.20
Accession number:
1980.0602
Catalog number:
1980.0602.20
See more items in:
Political and Military History: Political History
Princeton Posters
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a3-6564-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_528297

Juncus brevicaudatus (Engelm.) Fernald

Biogeographical Region:
78 - Southeastern U.S.A.  Search this
Collector:
Harry Ardell Allard  Search this
Place:
At coal mine entrance n.w. of Davis. Pendleton County., West Virginia, United States, North America
Collection Date:
3 Aug 1945
Taxonomy:
Plantae Monocotyledonae Poales Juncaceae
Published Name:
Juncus brevicaudatus (Engelm.) Fernald
Barcode:
03850680
USNM Number:
1895184
See more items in:
Botany
Flowering plants and ferns
Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/35e2a1d13-67c2-48b6-9de7-da3509b54dae
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_15600570
Online Media:

[Trade catalogs from Control Products, Inc. (West Virginia)]

Company Name:
Control Products, Inc. (West Virginia)  Search this
Notes content:
Mine lighting equipment and supplies ; safety equipment ;
Includes:
Trade catalog
Black and white images
Physical description:
16 pieces; 1 box
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
Beckley, West Virginia, United States
Date:
1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Electrical apparatus and equipment  Search this
Mining machinery; equipment and supplies  Search this
Lighting (electric; gas; candle; oil; etc.)  Search this
Topic:
Candles  Search this
Electric apparatus and appliances  Search this
Lamps  Search this
Lighting  Search this
Mining machinery industry  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_11338
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_11338

State of West Virginia. Bluefield Mining Company vs. Western Union. 1927.

Collection Creator:
United Telegraph Workers.  Search this
Western Union Telegraph Company  Search this
Container:
Box B-37
Type:
Archival materials
Series Restrictions:
This subseries is in storage off-site. Contact Archives Center for terms of access.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Collection Citation:
Western Union Telegraph Company Records, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
See more items in:
Western Union Telegraph Company Records
Western Union Telegraph Company Records / Series 11: Law Department Records / 11.2: Law Department Publications
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8b4162f2b-ef4b-4cac-942c-ebf99f4b6f8f
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0205-ref6295

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