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Coal Mining in the Gilded Age and Progressive Era
A view of coal mining in 1877
How important was coal mining to the American economy?
The work of a coal miner in the 1870s
The special hazards of coal mining
How did machines change the work of a coal miner?
the life of a coal miner in 1894
A description of the life of a miner in 1902
How did reformers use the coal industry to persuade Americans to support measures to
abolish child labor
An Anthracite Miner's Story
Among the Coal Miners
(an account from Illinois in 1902)
Anthracite Coal Mines and Mining
(a description from 1902)
The Boys in the Breakers
Troubles in the coke regions
The Anthracite Coal Strike of 1902
The Anthracite Coal Strike
A 1904 description of anthracite coal communities
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