Local people grieve loss of 38 miners killed in explosion at the Pocahontas Fuel Company Coal Mine in Boissevain, Virginia.
Boissevain Virginia USA Date:1932, March 3 Duration:1 min 18 sec Sound:NO SOUND
A team of miners enters the Pocahontas Fuel Company Coal Mine in Boissevain, Virginia, following a tragic explosion that killed 38 miners. They descend on a platform elevator, and return again after a short while. Large crowd of mourners standing around the mine entrance.
A truck carrying large wooden coffins moves along the road. Two boys read funeral plans
for individual miners written on a blackboard at side of church building. Dollie Phipps (wife of JL Phipps) and children Harry, Preston and Mack sit outside the church
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