Wearing pink T-shirts, Sheila and Coolidge Stover of Gap Mills eat while listening to music and Labor Day speeches in Racine on Monday.
William Ramey of Chapmanville, a coal miner for 35 years, talks with Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin before leading him through the crowd to shake hands at the annual Labor Day rally in Racine.
UMWA Local 2286 member Kenneth Roberts and his wife Sheila of Chapmanville fix plates of pork barbecue while attending the annual Labor Day rally.
People attending the annual United Mine Workers of America Labor Day picnic in Racine applaud a speech supporting coal.
9x6 LaborDay1 UMWA Local member 2286 Kenneth Roberts and his wife Sheila of Chapmanville fix a plate of barbecue for lunch while attending the annual Labor Day picnic in Racine Monday. photo by chris dorst