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No. 9 The 1968 Farmington Mine Disaster

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ISBN-10: 1933202777

ISBN-13: 9781933202778

Edition: 2011

Authors: Bonnie E. Stewart

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Book details

List price: $22.99
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: West Virginia University Press
Publication date: 11/1/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 288
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.122
Language: English

Bonnie E. Stewart is Assistant Professor of Journalism at West Virginia University. She is a former investigative reporter whose work earned The George Polk Award and the national Sigma Delta Chi Award for Public Service.

Introduction
Good Night, Dad
Dangerous History
How Such Things Happen
Rules of Survival
A Beautiful Mine
Methane Madness
Dry and Dusty
Warning Signs
The Last Shift
The Disaster Hits Home
A Paralyzed Community
Bungled Investigation
Widows and Wildcat Strikes
Body Production
In Search of Justice
Three More Men
Hidden Evidence
Ungodly Work
Inundated by Death
Who Can Stop Us?
Business Is Business
Widows' Last Stand
Acknowledgments
Appendices
U.S. Coal Mine Deaths 1900-2009
Victims of the No.9 Disaster Nov. 13, 1954
Victims of the No.9 Disaster Nov. 20, 1968
Chronology of Disasters and Federal Laws
Notes
Glossary
Bibliography
Index
About the Author
Photographs
Emilio Megna and Family
Frank Matish and Family
Mine Goats
Nails Illegally Driven through Shuttle Car Trailing Cable
Continuous Mining Machine
Methane Check
No.1 Fan Shaft and No.9 Preparation Plant
No.9 Preparation Plant
Shuttle Car
Coal Miners in Locomotive
Smoke from Llewellyn Portal on November 20, 1968
Gary Martin and Bud Hillberry in Rescue Bucket
Media Briefing in Consolidation Coal's Company Store
Frank Matish
Pregnant Wife of Trapped Coal Miner
Woman Waiting for News
Red Cross Volunteers
Tony Boyle, UMWA President