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    • Workin'

    • Social life
    • Roan Mountain resident's account of working on a farm and in various mines as a young man.
    • Blind Slave in the mines (pamphlet)

    • slavery; slaves; religion; religious texts; coal; coal mines; mining; Christianity
    • A religious tract published by the American Tract Society entitled "Blind Slave in the mines". The author visited an Eastern Virginia mine and interacted with an old man, a blind slave, and was struck by the man's piety and perceives him as an...
    • Coal Creek Mines

    • Celebration of Traditional Music--Berea College; CTM-15; Banjo Music--Kentucky; Coal Creek Mines;
    • Musical performance at the 2015 Berea College Celebration of Traditional Music
    • Blue Diamond Mines

    • Celebration Of Traditional Music--Berea College; CTM-13; Norris, Cari; Norris, Mike; Blue Diamond Mines;
    • Musical performance at the 2013 Berea College Celebration of Traditional Music
    • mining safety, roofbolting (talking)

    • Interviews; Mining;
    • Gene Carpenter talks about working in mines near Gary, in McDowell County, West Virginia, and getting blacklung while in the mines. Gene was born in Allegeny County, North Carolina, and lives in Grayson County, Virginia, where this interview takes...
    • Roof Bolting Daddy

    • Mining; Singing;
    • Gene Carpenter sings a song he wrote about working in mines near Gary, in McDowell County, West Virginia, and getting blacklung while in the mines. Gene was born in Allegeny County, North Carolina, and lives in Grayson County, Virginia, where this...
    • My Old New River Home

    • Singing;
    • Gene Carpenter sings a song about the New River Valley. He worked in mines near Gary, in McDowell County, West Virginia, and got blacklung while in the mines. Gene was born in Allegeny County, North Carolina, and lives in Grayson County,...
    • mine work, roofbolting (talking)

    • Interviews; Mining;
    • Gene Carpenter talks with Kip Lornell about going to work in the mines near Gary, in McDowell County, West Virginia, roofbolting in the mines, and his occupation beforehand. Gene was born in Allegeny County, North Carolina, and lives in Grayson...
    • other mining tasks, Roofbolting Daddy (talking)

    • Interviews; Mining; Singing;
    • Gene Carpenter talks with Kip Lornell about going to work in the mines near Gary, in McDowell County, West Virginia, and a song he wrote about roofbolting in the mines. Gene was born in Allegeny County, North Carolina, and lives in Grayson County,...
    • accidents, black lung (talking)

    • Interviews; Mining;
    • Gene Carpenter talks with Kip Lornell about going to work in the mines near Gary, in McDowell County, West Virginia, and getting blacklung while in the mines. Gene was born in Allegeny County, North Carolina, and lives in Grayson County, Virginia,...
    • compensation, unions (talking)

    • Interviews; Mining;
    • Gene Carpenter talks with Kip Lornell about compensation he gets for the blacklung he got working in mines, and the role of the unions. Gene was born in Allegeny County, North Carolina, and lived in Grayson County, Virginia, where this interview...
    • recording Roofbolting Daddy (talking)

    • Interviews; Mining; Singing;
    • Gene Carpenter talks with Kip Lornell about recording a song he wrote about working in mines, Roofbolting Daddy. Gene was born in Allegeny County, North Carolina, and lived in Grayson County, Virginia, where this interview takes place before and...
    • Blue Diamond Mines (talking)

    • Mining; Interviews;
    • Michael Kline talks to a group of high school students from Paideia school in Atlanta. The group is led by John Sundale. This interview takes place at Highlander school near New Market, Tennessee. Listen to Blue Diamond Mines: ww09118.
    • miners, unions, Scotia (talking)

    • Mining; Interviews;
    • Ron Short and his wife, Joan Boyd Short, talk in their southwestern Virginia home to a group of high school students from Paideia school in Atlanta. John Sundale is the group leader. The group discusses the differences in strip mines and deep...

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