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"Published Record - Mine Crew Picture Taken Around 1927."
Title: Mine Crew Picture Taken Around 1927.
Publication: The Lead Belt News, Flat River, St. Francois County, Missouri..
The original picture was furnished to the newspaper by George Callahan, a former Deputy State Mine Inspector. The below scanned copy of the actual newspaper article was provided by a descendant of Blanch Emma Thorpe.
The below picture was taken on or about 1927, at Doe Run Shaft No. 13, near Leadington, St. Francois County, Missouri. It was known as No. 9 Mine which St. Joe Lead Company bought from Federal Lead Company in 1923.
Names in alphabetical order: (Unknown) Barnhouse
William J. Cortor
M. L. Scott
Homer Thorpe - His full name is Homer Oliver Thorpe.
T. J. Turnbeaugh
"Additional information on some of the individuals within the above newspaper article."
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Homer Oliver Thorpe (a/k/a - Homer Thorpe)
Information provided on 7/26/2009, by a descendant of Blanch Emma Thorpe:
Homer Oliver Thorpe was born on October 23, 1899, in St. Mary, Ste. Genevieve County, Missouri. He married Hallie Fern Beard on February 23, 1920, location unknown. He died from the result of a mining accident on October 10, 1953, at Bonne Terre Hospital, Bonne Terre, St. Francois County, Missouri.
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