Phil Primack Photographs and Papers

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Title

Phil Primack Photographs and Papers

Subject

Coal mines and mining -- Appalachian Region.
Coal mines and mining - Environmental Aspects - Appalachian Region, Central.
Coal mines and mining -- Kentucky.
Letcher County (Ky.) -- Newspapers.
Photograph collections.
Poverty -- Appalachian Region.

Description

During his career as a journalist Phil Primack covered public policy, politics, and the economy for numerous news outlets, including The New York Times, the Boston Globe, Commonwealth, Boston, and Columbia Journalism Review. The Phil Primack Collection contains numerous photographs, most of them taken while Primack worked as a reporter for The Mountain Eagle in Whitesburg, KY. In addition to documenting coal mining, the life and work of coal miners, the Finley Mine disaster at Hurricane Creek (December 1970), and the Buffalo Creek disaster (February 1972), Primack’s photographs document the landscapes, people, history and culture of Appalachia.

Creator

Primack, Phil

Publisher

Special Collections and Archives, Hutchins Library, Berea College

Date

n.d., 1963-2000

Rights

Phil Primack retains copyright and intellectual property rights to this image. Use of the image for commercial purposes requires Primack's prior approval.

Format

This collection is comprised of photographs, correspondence, writings, interviews and subject files of Phil Primack.

Language

English

Identifier

BCA 0271

Collection Items

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