Illinois Mining Disasters collection, 1909-1971 | Southern Illinois University Special Collections Research Center
ID: 1/6/MSS 354
Extent: 1.0 Boxes
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Scope and Contents: Collection consists primarily of photocopied newspaper accounts of several Illinois mining disasters from 1909-1971. Includes copies of memorial newspaper articles from later dates. Also includes Ken Walker's first-hand account, as well as a poem, possibly written by William Walker, Sr., a Mine Rescue leader.