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0396: Carroll Family Papers
Marshall University Archives and Special Collections
Postcard of view at mine entrance #8, Monongah Mine, near Fairmont, W.Va.,1907. No postmark, no addressee. The Monongah Mine Disaster was the worst mine disaster in the U.S., killing at least 353 miners. It occurred on Dec. 6, 1907. This postcard view is of mine No. 8, entrance No. 8, which was one of the two mines that exploded. Recent research has proposed that the number of casualties was higher than 353.
Subject Terms: Monongah Mine Disaster; Fairmont Coal Co.; Fairmont, W. Va.; Monongah Mine No. 8 ;Coal mining; Coal Mine accidents
"View at mine entrance #8, Monongah Mine, near Fairmont, W.Va." (1905). 0396: Carroll Family Papers, 1867-1951. 1.