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Pennsylvania Mining Resources from the Genealogical Society of Pennsylvania- links to online coal mining resources, mining glossary, and a list of major coal mine accidents are just some of what this page has to offer those with coal mining ancestors.diergetos307.jpg" /> Located near the confluence of the north and west branches of the Susquehanna River, Sunbury became a port on the Pennsylvania Canal and a major railroad center. The area boomed with the development of local anthracite coal mines and various industries such as textile mills.

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These mining reports document the productivity and efforts of hardworking Pennsylvania miners past and present. This website is dedicated to the more than 51,000 Pennsylvania miners who died working these mines and quarries, to those that survived, and to those that continue this dangerous work today.diergetos354.jpg" />

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Jan 02, 2020 · The Pennsylvania Iron Industry Furnace and Forge of America (Stories from PA History) "A History of the Early Charcoal Furnaces of Center [sic] County" 1927 thesis by Franklin E. Ulf, Jr. about a history dealing with the early charcoal iron furnaces in Centre County.diergetos133.jpg" />

Biodiversity Heritage Library About Help FAQ BHL Store. Browse by Bureau of Land Management Coal mines and mining Endangered species Environmental aspects Forests and forestry Garnet Resource Area Habitat Land use Management Mines and mineral resources Montana Public lands United States Coal mines and mining Mines and mineral resorces diergetos219.jpg" />

Added Title Bulletin 25, Plate 12 Mine Workings Under a Part of the Keyser Valley Section of the City of Scranton Description Map that illustrates sections of the anthracite coal mines beneath the city of Scranton, Pennsylvania to accompany a bulletin issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines.

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Browse subject Coal mines and mining The Online Books

Filed under Coal mines and mining- Environmental aspects- West (U.S.) Environmental Protection in the Federal Coal Leasing Program (1984), by United States Congress Office of Technology Assessment ( files at Princeton)diergetos68.jpg" />

Bureau of Mines I.C. 7493, Major Disasters at Metal and Nonmetal Mines and Quarries in the United States (Excluding Coal Mines) Historical Summary of Mine Disasters in the United States, Volume I, Coal Mines, 1810-1958 (MSHA) Historical Summary of Mine Disasters in the United States, Volume II, Coal Mines, 1959-1998 (MSHA)diergetos89.jpg" />

Filed under Coal mines and mining- Environmental aspects- West (U.S.) Environmental Protection in the Federal Coal Leasing Program (1984), by United States Congress Office of Technology Assessment ( files at Princeton)diergetos312.jpg" />

There are several Library of Congress subject headings that can be applied to research on Eastern European immigration to Appalachian industry. Some of the most relevant subject headings are as follows Highly relevant Anthracite coal industry. Appalachian Region—Immigrants. Coal miners—Pennsylvania. Bulgarian Americans. Hungarian Americansdiergetos89.jpg" />

Caldwell's Illustrated historical combination atlas of Clarion County, Pennsylvania. 1877. Library of Congress Geography and Map Division. One of the largest houses in Clarion County, Pennsylvania, belonged to the Widow Kribbs, shown in this beautifully colored county landownership atlas dated 1877.diergetos262.jpg" />

Penn-Craft, in Fayette County, Pennsylvania, was the state's second subsistence homestead. While it was modeled partly on the government program, Penn-Craft was administered by the American Friends Service Committee. This Quaker Group, headquartered in Philadelphia, had extensive relief experience in mining communities.diergetos64.jpg" />

The Rochester and Pittsburgh Coal Company was incorporated as the Rochester and Pittsburgh Coal and Iron Company in 1881 in Indiana, PA, by the Adrian Iselin family, Swiss investment bankers from New York City. The company's first mines were located in Jefferson County, PA, in an area known as the Saw Mill Run Valley.diergetos364.jpg" />

Summary of H.R.4544 95th Congress (1977-1978) An Act to amend the Federal Coal Mine Health and Safety Act to improve the black lung benefits program established under diergetos93.jpg" />

While mining operations are much safer today, especially with the modern practice of strip mining, in the first half of the 20th century, around 90, 000 coal miners were killed in mining accidents in the United States alone, with another 10, 000 losing their lives in the latter half. More than 3200 died in just 1907.

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United Mine Workers of America, President's Office records

[Identification of item], United Mine Workers of America, President's Office records, HCLA 1823, Special Collections Library, Pennsylvania State University. Acquisition Information. Gift of United Mine Workers of America, 1994-2012. Processing Information. diergetos144.jpg" />

Remembering the 1906 Strike for Union in Windber, Pennsylvania. Primary Sources about the Windber Miners' Strike for Union in 1922-1923 and directed organization of the unorganized under Lewis for the Congress of Industrial Organizations in the 1930s. to Investigate the Labor Conditions of the Berwind-White Company's Coal Mines in diergetos313.jpg" />

[Identification of item], United Mine Workers of America, President's Office records, HCLA 1823, Special Collections Library, Pennsylvania State University. Acquisition Information. Gift of United Mine Workers of America, 1994-2012. Processing Information. diergetos371.jpg" />

The Linked Data Service provides access to commonly found standards and vocabularies promulgated by the Library of Congress. This includes data values and the controlled vocabularies that house them. Datasets available include LCSH, BIBFRAME, LC Name Authorities, LC Classification, MARC codes, PREMIS vocabularies, ISO language codes, and more.diergetos242.jpg" />

The Pennsylvania statutes define the term "abandoned coal mine" to mean any coal mine in which mining operations have ceased because of the complete exhaustion of coal, or the exhaustion of coal which it is practical to mine within the foreseeable future, or where exemption from taxation has been allowed because of the absence of mineable diergetos217.jpg" />

May 13, 2019 · The images have been released by the Library of Congress in Washington DC. Soot-faced children working in a Pennsylvania coal mine. Many children worked in dark and dangerous coal mines diergetos294.jpg" />

Slow Fade of the Pennsylvania Irish. Miners Going into the Slope, Hazelton, Pa., circa 1905. (Library of Congress/public domain) to work in the booming anthracite coal mines of northeastern diergetos311.jpg" />

Surface Coal Mining. The primary methods of surface coal mining used in Pennsylvania are Strip Mining Layers of soil and rock overburden are removed the coal exposed coal seam is excavated.The area is then backfilled, regraded, and replanted during the reclamation process.diergetos305.jpg" />

Mine Improvement and New Emergency Response Act of 2006 or the MINER Act (Sec. 2) Amends the Federal Mine Safety and Health Act of 1977 to require underground coal mine operators to (1) carry out continuously a program to improve accident preparedness and response at each mine; and (2) adopt and update accident response plan for evacuations diergetos370.jpg" />

Despite growing labor and Socialist movements in the early 20 th century that decried the abuses of coal companies and the working conditions of miners, Whittico proved sympathetic to the coal industry. He gave positive accounts of his visits to coal mines and coal towns, and the Times allied itself with local coal diergetos247.jpg" />

Back to E&E News index page. COAL Reclamation funds dwindle while Congress dawdles Dylan Brown, E&E News reporter Greenwire Monday, August 19, 2019. While acid mine drainage is diergetos300.jpg" />

Table of Contents for Death in the mines disasters and rescues in the anthracite coal fields of Pennsylvania / J. Stuart Richards, available from the Library of Congress. Bibliographic record and links to related information available from the Library of Congress catalog.