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Jack Corn, Rhodell, West Virginia, June 1974

U.S. National Archives

U.S. National Archives

“Jack Smith, 42, a disabled miner who lives in Rhodell, West Virginia, shown with one of his daughters, Debra, in the tavern he now operates. He had worked in the mines one year when his legs were crushed in a roof cave in. It took him 18 years to receive workman’s compensation. His wheelchair was bought for him by his friend, Arnold Miller, now President of the United Mine Workers. Smith is active in the union, and has manned picket lines in the past.”

(412-DA-14098)

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  • Title: Jack Corn, Rhodell, West Virginia, June 1974
  • Subject Keywords: documentary photography, environment, EPA
  • External Link: National Archives Catalog

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