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Rescue box with lid open to see contents inside.
Group portrait of miners in rescue gear at the Mine Rescue Training Station at Kilsyth, W. Va.
Miner sitting in between posts that hold the roof of the mine up. 'Safety First is stressed in every possible way at White Oak mines.  Note the posts to protect this man at his labor.  He is waiting for another mine car so he can clean up his working place and make it ready for the mining machine crew who will cut it during the night, ready for him to work tomorrow.'
Safety float of the New River Coal and Coke Co. on the Fourth of July. Floats with safety themes highlighted many parades in Fayette and Raleigh Counties.
Men in white uniform work on a practice victim.
Let's Work Safe written on the safety cars.
Cars line the hillside above the stadium where Safety Day exercises are held.
Crowds gather to watch miners participate in Safety Day exercises.
Men rehearsing mine safety procedures.
Group of men rehearsing mine safety procedures as crowds watch.
Man speaks into a microphone on a platform.  Other men standing on platform.
Group of men rehearsing mine safety procedures as crowds watch near parking area.
Men watch as teams participate in safety and rescue training exercises.
Group of men rehearsing mine safety procedures as crowds watch.
Group of men rehearsing mine safety procedures as crowds watch.
Men in white uniforms watch mine safety exercises.
Group of men rehearsing mine safety procedures.
Group of men rehearsing mine safety procedures on a practice victim.
Group of men rehearsing mine safety procedures as crowds watch.
Crowds watch groups of men rehearsing mine safety procedures.
Group of miners in a safety class.
Early Mining Extension class being taught by U.G. Carter in Logan County, 1938-1940.
The first mining class being taught by U.G. Carter in Logan County, 1938.
Members of the First Aid group are lined up with their hard hat lights shining at midnight on August 24, 1934.
Men practicing first aid techniques at Beall High School in Frostburg.
Safety First Sign on metal framing at coal mine facilities in Thomas, W. Va.
Group portrait of men, some in rescue attire, standing in front of the mine rescue car.
From left to right: Jake Sibloski, Walter Miller, Louis Roncaglione, Andrew Vargo and Fred Lamb.
Group portrait of an inspection party on horses at Consolidation Mine No. 214.
Group portrait of an inspection party at Consolidation Mine No. 204.
Miners Workshop-Safety and Accident Prevention. Members of local unions from mining counties take this short refresher course to prepare to take the State Mine Examination.
Four pictures showing the proper and wrong ways to scotch and clean under cages.
Fire boss board at Jamison Mine No. 9.
'Safety first is stressed in every possible way in White Oak mines. Note the posts set to protect this man at his labor. He is waiting for another mine car so he can clean up his work place and make it ready for the mining machine crew who will cut it during the night ready for him to work tomorrow.'
State Mine rescue station at the Jamison No. 9 Mine.
First aid toom with chair and table.
A display for coal safety with two men getting ready to start a film on a projector screen.
Boswell safety car on tracks outside of a building.
Miners ride out of the mine in Boswell safety cars.
Mine Safety Training at Eagle Mine Laing No. 1. Standing Left to Right are; U.G. Carter, Director, Mining Extension Service; R.L. Robertson, Mine Foreman; Howard Thompson, Safety Director, Department of Mines; Bennett Ferguson, Mobile Class Instructor; Julius Blaney, Fireboss. Seated Left to Right, Safety Committeemen Thomas Franklin, Clinton Phipps, Bullard Richards and Daniel Bryant, Section Foreman.
Two miners dust the rocks at Consol Mine No. 207 for safety.
Group portrait of a mine safety team at Thomas, W. Va.
Man properly carrying prop and setting safety timber.
Miners carrying an injured person on a stretcher while a man films. W.J. Wolf and Frank Brooks the Supt. of Mine 86 are included in the picture.
Group of miners looking over documents.
Two pictures of a miner retracking a mine car. Left is the safe way to retrack, right is the unsafe way to retrack.
Two men stand in a mine ambulance equipped to haul injured to the outside.
An emergency stretcher of the Davis Coal and Coke Company at Thomas, W. Va.
Two miners dust the side walls of Mine No. 207 for safety.
Rescue box with lid open to see inside contents.
Outside view of the Carlisle Mine Rescue Station with a man standing in the doorway.
Man standing in first aid room with various equipment on top of table.
Examination table and medical supplies.
Mr. McDowell, first from left, and the Miners Rescue team at Thomas, W. Va.
Two men of the Dunglen No. 11 Mine, owned by Hanna Coal Company, inspecting a piece of equipment in front of a ambulance coal cart.
A man stands in the mining shaft holding an instrument to test the gas levels in the mine.