Images from Anthracite Coal Communities.

These images are from Anthracite Coal Communities: A Study of the Demography, the Social, Educational and Moral Life of the Anthracite Regions. Written by Peter Roberts, Ph.D., published by The MacMillan Company, New York,  1904.
This study included images on a number of social and industrial topics. Included in this presentation are:
  • Photographs of miners at work in the coal fields.
  • The impact of immigration, with a focus on comparing images of "Anglo-American" and "Sclavic"(Slavic) workers and families.
  • Images depicting the living conditions of the miners and their families.