Cartoon art

Item no. 28138
Occupation: Mining
Collection: Union
The second of two cartoons by Ray Zell to commemorate some of the many mine disasters that have taken the lives of thousands of miners - this one in March, 1968 at the Cargill Salt company's mine in Belle Isle, Louisiana. Twenty-one men died when the mine's only shaft became a tunnel of fire.
Image courtesy of the United Mine Workers of America.
See the Labor Arts exhibit Sixteen Tons for related images.
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