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The collection consists of the depositions of the 552 survivors of the Buffalo Creek Flood in 1972, plaintiffs in the lawsuit against the Pittston Coal Company, filed in the U. S. District Court, Southern West Virginia, Huntington, West Virginia.


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Special Collections, Morrow Library
Marshall University
One John Marshall Drive
Huntington, WV 25755
(304) 696-2343


Collection 0357 is related to this collection. It may be accessed here: