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Coal mines and mining

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

City of Hazleton (Pa.) Coal Calculation for Hazleton Lands ledger

Identifier: AC-297
Scope and Contents

One ledger with calculations of coal for Hazleton, Pennsylvania lands. The ledger contains approximately 100 filled pages of statistics of various coal companies with their respective amount of coal mined, exhausted, virgin, thickness, and pillars. The volume is dated 1910 June 11-21.

Dates: 1910 June 11-21

Donald Askins papers on Appalachian mining operations

Identifier: AC-722

The Donald Askins Papers on Appalachian Mining Operations collection houses many slides, photographs and maps of the mining operations in Kentucky, Virginia, and West Virginia, with indexes included with the photos and slides.

Dates: 1954-2008, undated

Peach Orchard Coal Company booklet

Identifier: AC-514
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of one booklet published by the Peach Orchard Coal Company detailing their holdings along the Big Sandy River, which forms the border of present-day Kentucky and West Virginia. It's dated 1855.

Dates: 1855

Wanted for Conspiracy poster

Identifier: AC-080
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of a poster produced by the Appalachian Movement Press, circa 1970. The poster denounces Richard M. Nixon, Elburt Osborn, and Tony Boyle as enemies to the health and safety of American coal miners.

Dates: circa 1970