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Coal Miners from Duryea, PA--1930. This is the same year that my Grandfather was killed in the mines in Olyphant, PA.

Coal mining.I come from a coal mining family

Anthracite coal miners in Schuylkill County, PA near Newkirk Tunnel Mine. Photo by George Korson (1946)

Children in the Coal Mines by Lewis Hines, Pittston PA. My grandfather William Uriah Grove was a Pittsburg Kansas Coalminer by the age of 8 and 1/2, a breaker boy. I love you grandfather your suffering is not lost on me- you were ion the mines from 1893-1927 in the USA Kansas and Missouri

Coal Mining, Women Coal Miners, South Wales, Date: 1890

Retired Coal Miner Ed Austin with Some of His 20 Children in Fireco, West Virginia, near Beckley. The 64-Year-Old Worked in the Mines From 1925 to 1956. He Receives Black Lung Payments and a United Mine Workers Pension 04/1974 by The U.S. National Archives, via Flickr

I am from a coal mining area where two of my great grandfathers were miners. I would love an antique miner's cap.

VINTAGE REAL PHOTO POSTCARD WEST VIRGINIA COAL MINE MINERS~Great photo of WV coal miners in front of the entrance to the mine. I do not know which mine this was. Wonderful item for collectors of coal mining items. Maker: Unknown SIZE: 4.75 inches across x 3.5 inches high Condition: There are some issues with this card. It has been written on the back with pencil. It has been cut, likely to fit into a photo album as there is tape residual on the card.

Child Labor at the coal mine. Turn of the century.

Coal mining child labour, 1908

Miner waiting to go to work on the 4 P.M. to midnight shift at the Virginia-Pocahontas Coal Company Mine #4 near Richlands, Virginia. The mines are open around the clock. Two shifts work in digging and bringing out the coal, the other is involved in cleanup operations. The cleanup or hoot-owl shift begins at midnight. U.S. National Archives. Photographer: Jack Corn, taken 1974.