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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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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

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

Mining Town/ Pa. Coal miner Mike Kalenak watching his son George, 14, play the piano at his modest home. | Photographer: Alfred Eisenstaedt | Date taken: April 1943 | Location: Nanty Glo, PA, US | LIFE Archive - Hosted by Google

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 miner’s boys playing with puppy outside their ramshackle, mining town, pa, us, 1943 photo by alfred eisenstaedt

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

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Coal Miners deep in mine Flame Headlamps Scranton PA Stereoview 1905

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Have you ever used land records in your #genealogy research? Here are a few reasons why you might want to start. Ancestry.com LIVE: Introduction to Land Records

Breaker boys were often between the ages of 8 and 12 years old. These young coal miners performed one of the most dangerous tasks in mining - breaking away the impurities of mined coal by hand. From approximately 1866 through the early 1900's, these child laborers underwent extreme conditions that . . . More: www.ancientfaces....

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Free Irish Genealogy Church Records (pre-1900s). Also check out the links to other sources. http://www.irishgenealogy.ie/guide/4_online.html