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Monongah Mines Disaster, Monongah, W. Va., 1907

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

J. Davitt McAteer, Collector, Records Regarding Monongah Mine Disaster

Collection Number: A&M 3574
Overview Letter, two photographs, and six coal mine maps and post-disaster report related to the Monongah mine disaster. 1) The letter is dated December 6, 1907; it was authored by "Emmett" (Lester Emmitt Trader) of Monongah, West Virginia to Ernest M. Trader of McKeesport, Pennsylvania. The letter discusses the use of "certificates" as money in Monongah, references the recent Naomi mine (Fayette County, Pennsylvania) disaster of December 1, compares the conditions of the Naomi Mine to those of the...
Dates: 1907-1909; Majority of material found within 1907

Joseph D'Andrea Papers on the Monongah Mine Disaster

Collection Number: A&M 4540
Scope and Contents The collection includes the research papers of Joseph D’Andrea pertaining to the Monongah Mine Disaster of 1907. Materials include photographs of the 100-year anniversary of the disaster, general photographs of the memorial, D’Andrea’s involvement in the communities of Monongah and Fairmont, WV, and the graves of victims, most circa 2007 (Box 2). Other papers include his research materials about the disaster, such as printed articles, scholarly journals, facsimilies such as Department of...
Dates: 1907-2018; Majority of material found within 2005-2018

Monongah Mine Disaster, Article Regarding Widow Catterina DeCarlo Davia

Collection Number: A&M 3927

Journal article regarding widowed survivor, Catterina DeCarlo Davia, of the Monongah Mine Disaster of 6 December 1907, that appeared in Women's Studies: A Interdisciplinary Journal, 42:4, 369-389.

Dates: 2013

Monongah Mine Disaster Papers

Collection Number: A&M 0524
Overview The collection consists of: a scrapbook containing newspaper clippings on the explosion at Monongah Mines No.6 and No.8 on 6 December 1907, rescue operations, the inquest, and mine law reforms; photographs of the disaster; maps of the interior of the mines; printed and typescript reports and pamphlets on mining operations; script of a 1952 television broadcast on the disaster; material on mine disasters in Alabama, Pennsylvania, and Illinois; and newspaper accounts of the agitation for the...
Dates: 1907-1952

Ron Rittenhouse, Collector, Monongah Mine Photographs and Oral History

Collection Number: A&M 4520
Scope and Contents This collection consists of 69 .tif files and 1 .wav file created by digitizing 40 postcards documenting the aftermath of the 1907 Monongah Mines Disaster and 1 microcassette containing an oral history of George Earl Vincent conducted by Ron Rittenhouse documenting Vincent's experience during and after the disaster.The original materials were loaned for digitization and returned. Only the digitized materials are part of this collection. The loaned materials originally consisted...
Dates: 1907, 1991