Photo, Print, Drawing Plaque beside the Beckley Courthouse commemorating the mining disaster at Eccles in 1914
About this Item
- Plaque beside the Beckley Courthouse commemorating the mining disaster at Eccles in 1914
- Contributor Names
- Hufford, Mary, 1952- (Photographer)
- Created / Published
- April 17, 1998
- Subject Headings
- - Mining
- - Cultural landmarks
- - April
- - Spring
- - Eccles (W. Va.)
- - Local History
- - Mining disasters
- - Photographs
- - Ethnography
- - West Virginia -- Raleigh County -- Raleigh County Courthouse
- - West Virginia -- Raleigh County -- Beckley
- - Text of plaque reads: "In 1891 Royal Mine on the New River was the first to open in Raleigh County. From 1891 to 1991 county mines produced in excess of 791 million tons of coal, while accidents claimed the lives of 2,121 miners."
- - Event: Visit to Raleigh County Courthouse.
- 35 mm Color Slide
- Call Number/Physical Location
- AFC 1999/008: CRF-MH-C072-09
- Source Collection
- Coal River Folklife Collection (AFC 1999/008)
- American Folklife Center
- Digital Id
- Online Format
- IIIF Presentation Manifest
- Manifest (JSON/LD)
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Chicago citation style:
Hufford, Mary. Plaque beside the Beckley Courthouse commemorating the mining disaster at Eccles in. Beckley Raleigh County Raleigh County Courthouse West Virginia, 1998. Photograph. https://www.loc.gov/item/cmns000205/.
APA citation style:
Hufford, M. (1998) Plaque beside the Beckley Courthouse commemorating the mining disaster at Eccles in. Beckley Raleigh County Raleigh County Courthouse West Virginia, 1998. [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/cmns000205/.
MLA citation style:
Hufford, Mary. Plaque beside the Beckley Courthouse commemorating the mining disaster at Eccles in. Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/cmns000205/>.