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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.

Mining Town/ Pa. Portrait of a coal miner during United Mine Workers wildcat strikes & demands for higher wages. | Photographer: Alfred Eisenstaedt | Date taken: April 1943 | Location: Nanty Glo, PA, US | LIFE Archive - Hosted by Google

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Early Coal Mining in the Anthracite Region (PA) (Images of America)

Mining Town Of Nanty Glo, Pa. Portrait of a coal miner during United Mine Workers wildcat strikes & demands for higher wages. | Photographer: Alfred Eisenstaedt | Date taken: April 1943 | Location: Nanty Glo, PA, US | LIFE Archive - Hosted by Google

Mining Town/ Pa. The 2:45 p.m shift of coal miners riding in coal cars as they head into the mountain for the "face" (work area) in the pits, a good 45 minutes from loading spot, which means they spend an hour and half or two hrs a day in the mines for which they do not | Photographer: Alfred Eisenstaedt | Date taken: April 1943 | Location: Nanty Glo, PA, US | LIFE Archive - Hosted by Google