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Roger-Viollet | 194056 | LA FRANCE TRAVAILLE. MINERS | © François Kollar / Bibliothèque Forney / Roger-Viollet
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Miners. Leaving the well, inspectors' watch. Compagnie des Houillères de Montrambert et de la Béraudière. Saint-Etienne (France), 1931. Photograph by François Kollar (1904-1979). Paris, Bibliothèque Forney.

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Roger-Viollet | 508711 | The electric engine replaces the steam engine, in 1945. | © LAPI / Roger-Viollet
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The electric engine replaces the steam engine, in 1945.

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Roger-Viollet | 599680 | LA FRANCE TRAVAILLE. MINERS | © François Kollar / Bibliothèque Forney / Roger-Viollet
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Miners. Installation of dynamite. Mining company: Compagnie des Houillères de Montrambert et de la Béraudière. Saint-Etienne (France), 1931-1934. Photograph by François Kollar (1904-1979). Paris, Bibliothèque Forney.

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Roger-Viollet | 634078 | LA FRANCE TRAVAILLE. MINERS | © François Kollar / Bibliothèque Forney / Roger-Viollet
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Miners. Hammer drill extraction. Mining company : Société houillère de Sarre et Moselle. Merlebach and Carling (France), 1931-1934. Photograph by François Kollar (1904-1979). Paris, Bibliothèque Forney.

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Roger-Viollet | 925173 | Paris, banks of the Seine. Coalmen.1908. | © Jacques Boyer / Roger-Viollet
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Paris, banks of the Seine. Coalmen.1908.

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Roger-Viollet | 609354 | LA FRANCE TRAVAILLE. MINERS | © François Kollar / Bibliothèque Forney / Roger-Viollet
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Employee from a mining company (Compagnie des Houillères de Montrambert et de la Béraudière). Saint-Etienne (France), 1931-1934. Photograph by François Kollar (1904-1979). Paris, Bibliothèque Forney.

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Roger-Viollet | 920842 | Miners in the Pas-de-Calais. Woman washing her husband after the work, about 1920. | © Roger-Viollet / Roger-Viollet
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Miners in the Pas-de-Calais. Woman washing her husband after the work, about 1920.

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Roger-Viollet | 344936 | North-African miner in the Pas-de-Calais (France). | © Roger-Viollet / Roger-Viollet
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North-African miner in the Pas-de-Calais (France).

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Roger-Viollet | 960946 | Young miner. France, around 1900. | © Neurdein / Roger-Viollet
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Young miner. France, around 1900.

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Roger-Viollet | 803823 | LA FRANCE TRAVAILLE. MINERS | © François Kollar / Bibliothèque Forney / Roger-Viollet
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Miners. Arm pushed wagon. Mining company: Société houillère de Sarre et Moselle. Merlebach and Carling (France), 1931-1934. Photograph by François Kollar (1904-1979). Paris, Bibliothèque Forney.

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Roger-Viollet | 923063 | Miners waiting to go down in the mine shaft. Mines de la Loire company. Saint-Etienne (France), about 1910. | © CAP / Roger-Viollet
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Miners waiting to go down in the mine shaft. Mines de la Loire company. Saint-Etienne (France), about 1910.

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Roger-Viollet | 753388 | Miners on strike in Lens (Pas-de-Calais). Avril-May 1906. | © Roger-Viollet / Roger-Viollet
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Miners on strike in Lens (Pas-de-Calais). Avril-May 1906.

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Roger-Viollet | 1037053 | A miner getting washed. France, around 1900. | © Albert Harlingue / Roger-Viollet
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A miner getting washed. France, around 1900.

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Roger-Viollet | 609746 | Miners in a café in the North of France. | © Roger-Viollet / Roger-Viollet
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Miners in a café in the North of France.

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Roger-Viollet | 710652 | LA FRANCE TRAVAILLE. MINERS | © François Kollar / Bibliothèque Forney / Roger-Viollet
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Miners. Cleaning the lamps. Mining company: Compagnie des Houillères de Montrambert et de la Béraudière. Saint-Etienne (France), 1931-1934. Photograph by François Kollar (1904-1979). Paris, Bibliothèque Forney.

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Roger-Viollet | 563465 | LA FRANCE TRAVAILLE. MINERS | © François Kollar / Bibliothèque Forney / Roger-Viollet
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Miners. Miners posing before going up. Lens (France). Company: Société des mines de Lens. 1931-1934. Photograph by François Kollar (1904-1979). Paris, Bibliothèque Forney.

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Roger-Viollet | 830634 | LA FRANCE TRAVAILLE. MINERS | © François Kollar / Bibliothèque Forney / Roger-Viollet
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Miners. Locker rooms, at the washbasins. Mining company: Compagnie des Houillères de Montrambert et de la Béraudière. Saint-Etienne (France), 1931-1934. Photograph by François Kollar (1904-1979). Paris, Bibliothèque Forney.

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Roger-Viollet | 537613 | LA FRANCE TRAVAILLE. MINERS | © François Kollar / Bibliothèque Forney / Roger-Viollet
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Miners. A family of miners. Company: Société des mines de Lens. 1931-1934. Lens (France). Photograph by François Kollar (1904-1979). Paris, Bibliothèque Forney.

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Roger-Viollet | 296463 | Miners in the mine of Merlebach. Freyming-Merlebach (France), 1958. Photograph by Jean Marquis (1926-2019). | © Jean Marquis / Roger-Viollet
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Miners in the mine of Merlebach. Freyming-Merlebach (France), 1958. Photograph by Jean Marquis (1926-2019).

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Roger-Viollet | 546951 | Horse working in an English mine | © Maurice-Louis Branger / Roger-Viollet
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Horse working in an English mine, circa 1920.

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Roger-Viollet | 350440 | LA FRANCE TRAVAILLE. MINERS | © François Kollar / Bibliothèque Forney / Roger-Viollet
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Miners. The miner and his children. Waziers (France). Aniche mines company, 1931. Photograph by François Kollar (1904-1979). Paris, Bibliothèque Forney.

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Roger-Viollet | 847134 | Lampisterie. Mine de Bruay en Artois (Nord-Pas-de-Calais), vers 1910. | © Collection Roger-Viollet / Roger-Viollet
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Lampisterie. Mine de Bruay en Artois (Nord-Pas-de-Calais), vers 1910.

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Roger-Viollet | 223012 | Miners in working clothes. Bruay-en-Artois (France), circa 1900. | © Roger-Viollet / Roger-Viollet
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Miners in working clothes. Bruay-en-Artois (France), circa 1900.

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Roger-Viollet | 324488 | LA FRANCE TRAVAILLE. MINERS | © François Kollar / Bibliothèque Forney / Roger-Viollet
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Miners. Sorters. Mining company: Compagnie des Houillères de Montrambert et de la Béraudière. Saint-Etienne (France), 1931-1934. Photograph by François Kollar (1904-1979). Paris, Bibliothèque Forney.

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Roger-Viollet | 1283726 | Railwaymen strike : the resupplying service at the Gare des Batignolles train station. Paris (XVIIth arrondissement), on March 1st, 1920. Photograph from the collections of the newspaper  Excelsior . | © Excelsior - L'Equipe / Roger-Viollet
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Railwaymen strike : the resupplying service at the Gare des Batignolles train station. Paris (XVIIth arrondissement), on March 1st, 1920. Photograph from the collections of the newspaper "Excelsior".

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Roger-Viollet | 923875 | Ouvrière des mines de charbon de Lens, France (Nord-Pas-de-Calais), 1906. | © Collection Roger-Viollet / Roger-Viollet
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Ouvrière des mines de charbon de Lens, France (Nord-Pas-de-Calais), 1906.

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Roger-Viollet | 628872 | LA FRANCE TRAVAILLE. MINERS | © François Kollar / Bibliothèque Forney / Roger-Viollet
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Miners. Miner giving his lamp back. Mining company: Compagnie des Houillères de Montrambert et de la Béraudière. Saint-Etienne (France), 1931-1934. Photograph by François Kollar (1904-1979). Paris, Bibliothèque Forney.

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Roger-Viollet | 425009 | Miners in the mine of Merlebach. Freyming-Merlebach (France), 1958. Photograph by Jean Marquis (1926-2019). | © Jean Marquis / Roger-Viollet
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Miners in the mine of Merlebach. Freyming-Merlebach (France), 1958. Photograph by Jean Marquis (1926-2019).

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Roger-Viollet | 478925 | LA FRANCE TRAVAILLE. MINERS | © François Kollar / Bibliothèque Forney / Roger-Viollet
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Miners. A miner taking his lamp. Mining company: Compagnie des Houillères de Montrambert et de la Béraudière. Saint-Etienne (France), 1931-1934. Photograph by François Kollar (1904-1979). Paris, Bibliothèque Forney.

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Roger-Viollet | 404523 | LA FRANCE TRAVAILLE. MINERS | © François Kollar / Bibliothèque Forney / Roger-Viollet
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Miners. Descent of brushers in the mineshaft. Company: Société houillère de Sarre et Moselle. 1931-1934. Merlebach et Carling (France). Photograph by François Kollar (1904-1979). Paris, Bibliothèque Forney.

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Roger-Viollet | 389471 | Construction of locomotives. Checking the watertightness of the steam piping. England, 1946. | © Jacques Boyer / Roger-Viollet
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Construction of locomotives. Checking the watertightness of the steam piping. England, 1946.

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Roger-Viollet | 595600 | LA FRANCE TRAVAILLE. MINERS | © François Kollar / Bibliothèque Forney / Roger-Viollet
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Miners. Construction of a new exploratory drift. Mining company: Compagnie des Houillères de Montrambert et de la Béraudière. Saint-Etienne (France), 1931-1934. Photograph by François Kollar (1904-1979). Paris, Bibliothèque Forney.

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Roger-Viollet | 1057624 | Miner driving an extractor. | © Laure Albin Guillot / Roger-Viollet
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Miner driving an extractor.

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Roger-Viollet | 484234 | Cage de descente des mineurs dans le puits Rünholtz des mines de charbon de Graissessac (Hérault). 1925. | © Jacques Boyer / Roger-Viollet
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Cage de descente des mineurs dans le puits Rünholtz des mines de charbon de Graissessac (Hérault). 1925.

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Roger-Viollet | 574065 | Coal extraction in the Liévin mines (Pas-de-Calais, France). | © Albert Harlingue / Roger-Viollet
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Coal extraction in the Liévin mines (Pas-de-Calais, France).

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Roger-Viollet | 806585 | Coke oven at the mine of Merlebach (France), 1958. Photograph by Jean Marquis (1926-2019). | © Jean Marquis / Roger-Viollet
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Coke oven at the mine of Merlebach (France), 1958. Photograph by Jean Marquis (1926-2019).

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Roger-Viollet | 890320 | Algerian migrant workers in charge of unloading coal dust. Drancy (France), 1970. Photograph by Léon Claude Vénézia (1941-2013). | © Léon Claude Vénézia / Roger-Viollet
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Algerian migrant workers in charge of unloading coal dust. Drancy (France), 1970. Photograph by Léon Claude Vénézia (1941-2013).

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Roger-Viollet | 765449 | Children working in mines in Bruay-en-Artois (Pas-de-Calais, France), early 20th century. | © Roger-Viollet / Roger-Viollet
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Children working in mines in Bruay-en-Artois (Pas-de-Calais, France), early 20th century.

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Roger-Viollet | 272846 | LA FRANCE TRAVAILLE. MINERS | © François Kollar / Bibliothèque Forney / Roger-Viollet
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Miners. Miner grooming the horses at the bottom of the mine. Company: Société minière de Lens. 1931-1934. Lens (France). Photograph by François Kollar (1904-1979). Paris, Bibliothèque Forney.

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Roger-Viollet | 450179 | Algerian migrant worker in charge of unloading coal dust. Drancy (France), April 1970. Photograph by Léon Claude Vénézia (1941-2013). | © Léon Claude Vénézia / Roger-Viollet
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Algerian migrant worker in charge of unloading coal dust. Drancy (France), April 1970. Photograph by Léon Claude Vénézia (1941-2013).

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Roger-Viollet | 718602 | Along the river Deûle. Locomotive. Lille (France), 1953. Photograph by Jean Marquis (1926-2019). | © Jean Marquis / Roger-Viollet
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Along the river Deûle. Locomotive. Lille (France), 1953. Photograph by Jean Marquis (1926-2019).

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Roger-Viollet | 512981 | Man delivering coal with a handcart, rue du Faubourg du Temple. Paris (Xth arrondissement), 1972. Photograph by Léon Claude Vénézia (1941-2013). | © Léon Claude Vénézia / Roger-Viollet
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Man delivering coal with a handcart, rue du Faubourg du Temple. Paris (Xth arrondissement), 1972. Photograph by Léon Claude Vénézia (1941-2013).

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Roger-Viollet | 1031890 | LA FRANCE TRAVAILLE. BARGEES, FERRYMEN | © François Kollar / Bibliothèque Forney / Roger-Viollet
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Bargees, ferrymen. Tug hold and boiler room. Paris, 1931-1934. Photograph by François Kollar (1904-1979). Paris, Bibliothèque Forney.

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Roger-Viollet | 792054 | Women sorting out and filling the trucks in a coal mine. Lens (Pas-de-Calais, France). | © LAPI / Roger-Viollet
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Women sorting out and filling the trucks in a coal mine. Lens (Pas-de-Calais, France).

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Roger-Viollet | 878967 | World War One. Coal for sale at the L'Egalitaire cooperative, rue Sambre-et-Meuse. Paris, on February 9, 1917. Photograph published in the newspaper  Excelsior , on February 10, 1917. | © Excelsior - L'Equipe / Roger-Viollet
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World War One. Coal for sale at the L'Egalitaire cooperative, rue Sambre-et-Meuse. Paris, on February 9, 1917. Photograph published in the newspaper "Excelsior", on February 10, 1917.

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Roger-Viollet | 1002369 | Chargement des trains de charbon dans la cokerie Maurits. Pays-Bas. | © Jacques Boyer / Roger-Viollet
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Chargement des trains de charbon dans la cokerie Maurits. Pays-Bas.

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Roger-Viollet | 490879 | BRUAY-EN-ARTOIS - FEMMES MINEUR | © Roger-Viollet / Roger-Viollet
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Femmes poussant des chariots remontant de la mine. Bruay-en-Artois (Pas-de-Calais), vers 1910.

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Roger-Viollet | 574191 | Courville-sur-Eure (Eure-et-Loir). Marchand de charbon. | © CAP / Roger-Viollet
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Courville-sur-Eure (Eure-et-Loir). Marchand de charbon.

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Roger-Viollet | 363333 | Mining accident in France | © Maurice-Louis Branger / Roger-Viollet
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Mining accident of November 25, 1912. Transport of the corpses of miners. Saint-Martin-de-Valgalgues (France), 1912.

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Roger-Viollet | 616288 | Port fluvial. Saint-Denis (Seine-Saint-Denis), vers 1900-1910. | © CAP / Roger-Viollet
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Port fluvial. Saint-Denis (Seine-Saint-Denis), vers 1900-1910.

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