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Bill Evans, Journalist, Letter Regarding the Farmington Mine Disaster

 Collection
Collection Number: A&M.3834

Overview

Facsimile of a letter from Bill Evans to Roger Ruhl regarding the Farmington Mine Disaster. Evans was a reporter, as well as sports columnist and editor, for the Fairmont Times. Evans apologizes to Ruhl for not writing at Thanksgiving and explains that he had been busy covering the Farmington Mine disaster. The letter describes his experience reporting from the scene in detail, particularly focusing on the attitudes and behavior of other newsmen.

Dates

  • 1968

Creator

Language of Materials

English

Conditions Governing Access

No special access restriction applies.

Conditions Governing Use

Permission to publish or reproduce is required from the copyright holder. For more information, please contact the West Virginia and Regional History Center.

Extent

0.01 Linear Feet (Summary: 4 pages (1 folder))

Physical Location

West Virginia and Regional History Center / West Virginia University / 1549 University Avenue / P.O. Box 6069 / Morgantown, WV 26506-6069 / Phone: 304-293-3536 / Fax: 304-293-3981 / URL: https://wvrhc.lib.wvu.edu/

Creator

Title
Bill Evans, Journalist, Letter Regarding the Farmington Mine Disaster, 1968
Author
Staff of the West Virginia & Regional History Center
Date
2012/04/17
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the West Virginia and Regional History Center Repository

Contact:
1549 University Ave.
P.O. Box 6069
Morgantown WV 26506-6069 US
304-293-3536