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Whitwell Miners


Newspaper caption with photo:

Presenting the "up and coming" night "shift" of the Whitwell No. 1 Mine. This picture made a few months ago, just before the group went "inside", represents some of the finest mining talent in this entire section. Shelby Perry, supertindent of Whitwell No. 1 Mine, is pictured at the extreme left, front row, John Chittick, mine foreman, is also shown in the picture, third from the left, front row.

Additional info provided with photo;

front row: Mine Foreman, Shelly Perry, Tom Barnett, John Chittick, Arthur Griffith, unknown, unknown, Crit Smith, Dodle Pickett, Mitchell McEntyre, Eugene Dyer, Bruce Rollins.

Back row, ____Andes. Brown Slatten, Fred Smith, Raymond Smith, Jess Campbell, Fred Thorpe, Fred L. Reeves, Howard McCurry, Litton Browb, Roy Marsten, Stanley Roberts, Hubert Griffie, Ben Tate, Riley Yell, Murphy White and Dan Morrison.

 Date of photo unknown.

Photo submitted by Helen L. Smith Hoke

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