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  • Description

    Full title reads: "SULLIVAN U.S."

    Sullivan, Indiana, United States of America (USA).

    Nurses standing in front of a mine in Sullivan, Indiana, a scene of tragedy. Blast in the mine killed twenty and wounded many more. Rescuers leaving the mine. One of survivors with a dirty face, surrounded by his family, talking about the explosion and how he lost his boy (presumably his son) - natural sound.

    This item was used in Pathe Gazettes issue 37/61 - Dublin.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    29/07/1937
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    13640
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    929.06
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:00:46:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:04:57:00 / 01:05:43:00
    Canister:
    37/60
    Sort Number:
    37/060
  • Appears in...

    WorkSpaces
    Mines
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    The incident occurred at the Glendora Coal Company's "Baker" mine in Sullivan, Indiana, on 15 July 1937.

    "talking about the explosion and how he lost his boy (presumably his son)" - actually, he's telling how his son rescued him, and how they both got out.

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