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[Sheriff Jack Laxton Administers Oxygen to Rescue Worker Edker Hunnicutt]

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Creation: 1965

After a methane gas and coal dust explosion on May 24, 1965, Corn photographed rescue efforts and the disaster aftermath at Brimstone Mountain for The Nashville Tennessean. Five miners were killed, and the two-day rescue drew several hundred anxious spectators, family, and members of the press.

Title

[Sheriff Jack Laxton Administers Oxygen to Rescue Worker Edker Hunnicutt]

Contributor

Date

Creation: 1965

Description

After a methane gas and coal dust explosion on May 24, 1965, Corn photographed rescue efforts and the disaster aftermath at Brimstone Mountain for The Nashville Tennessean. Five miners were killed, and the two-day rescue drew several hundred anxious spectators, family, and members of the press.

Rights

Copyright; licensed to Vanderbilt University

Format

Black-and-white photographs

Source

MSS0774, Jack Corn Collection, Image 037

Files

http://libexh.library.vanderbilt.edu/impomeka/2015-exhibit/MS0774-Wounded_Miner-1968.jpg

Citation

“[Sheriff Jack Laxton Administers Oxygen to Rescue Worker Edker Hunnicutt],” Gallery, accessed September 21, 2021, https://gallery.library.vanderbilt.edu/items/show/820.