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Coal breaker boys
Coal breaker no. [11], Avondale, Pa.
Breaker boy
Plymouth coal breaker, Pa.
Special starring record engagement of the world's famous jail breaker, Houdini the only and original handcuff king.

Special starring record engagement of the world's famous jail breaker,...

"Wm. E. Berry, Printer, & c., 44, Vicar Lane, Bradford." At head of title: Palace Theatre, Halifax; twice nightly at 7 & 9; Monday, Nov. 16th, 1903, and during the week. Managing director, Mr. Frank MacNaghten;... more

Westmoreland breaker

Westmoreland breaker

Coal breaker, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania. Wittemann Collection.

Coal breaker, anthracite coal mining, Scranton, Pa.

Coal breaker, anthracite coal mining, Scranton, Pa.

Stereo copyrighted by Keystone View Co. No. 7059. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Photog. I.; Pa. Scranton; Mines... Coal; Geogr.; Shelf.

All work in Ewen Breaker, Pennsylvania Coal Co. (see photos taken at breaker later). Philip Kurato (on left end of photo) 177 So. Main St., Pittston, Pa. Working in breaker for 6 months, said he was 12 years old, but doesn't appear to be that. Told the school Principal the other day he was 13 years old. Jo Tabone (middle) 141 Thompkin St., benn i.e., been working three years in Ewen Breaker. Said 14 years old but doesn't appear to be. Charlie Bootha (right-end) said he was 12 years old. Works at Ewen Breaker. Lives in Sebastopol. Couldn't spell his own name and didn't know name of street he lives on. Seems to be under 12 years old. All were suspicious of my sending them to school. Philip Kurato's step-mother told me (through an interpreter) that he has a birth certificate showing him to be 13 years old; that he has been working in the breaker for two years - and that Squire Barrett gave him his working papers. The step-mother owns a home near by, said to be worth $1,500. Location: Port Griffith, Pennsylvania

All work in Ewen Breaker, Pennsylvania Coal Co. (see photos taken at b...

Title from NCLC caption card. Attribution to Hine based on provenance. In album: Coal mines. Hine no. 1930. Credit line: National Child Labor Committee collection, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Di... more

Breaker of the Chauncy (Pa.) Colliery, where a 15 year old breaker-boy was smothered to death and another badly burned, Jan. 7, 1911. (Photo of newspaper clipping #1946.) The Coroner told me that the McKee boy was but a few days past his 15th birthday when he was killed, and that the evidence seemed to show that he was at work in another breaker before his 14th birthday. (He will report to us on that point, further.) Location: Chauncy, Pennsylvania

Breaker of the Chauncy (Pa.) Colliery, where a 15 year old breaker-boy...

Title from NCLC caption card. Attribution to Hine based on provenance. In album: Coal mines. Hine no. 1931. Credit line: National Child Labor Committee collection, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Di... more

Boys picking slate in a great coal breaker, anthracite mines, Pa.

Boys picking slate in a great coal breaker, anthracite mines, Pa.

Photograph shows boys picking slate in coal breaker at anthracite mine in Pennsylvania. J179897 U.S. Copyright Office. Title from item. No. 11258. U-145483. Copyright 1913 by Underwood & Underwood. Published in... more

The brighter side of Hell. The treaty breaker

The brighter side of Hell. The treaty breaker

Gift; Mrs. Peter Grant; 1940; (DLC/PP-1940:008). Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress). Published in: Life, 70:506 (Sept. 27, 1917).

Coal breaker, Pike County, Kentucky
The image breaker / painted by E. Leutze ; engraved by Alfred Jones.

The image breaker / painted by E. Leutze ; engraved by Alfred Jones.

Young woman kneeling at altar and man standing fist raised over the altar.

An extra large breaker. Children paddling in the surf at Coney Island, N.Y.

An extra large breaker. Children paddling in the surf at Coney Island,...

H52577 U.S. Copyright Office. Copyright 1904 by H.C. White Co. On mount: The "Perfec" Stereograph. (Trade Mark.) Patented April 14, 1903. No. 493. Title from item.

Breaker boys in #9 Breaker, Hughestown Borough, Pa. Coal Co. Smallest boy is Angelo Ross, (See labels #1953 + #1951.) Location: Pittston, Pennsylvania

Breaker boys in #9 Breaker, Hughestown Borough, Pa. Coal Co. Smallest ...

Title from NCLC caption card. Attribution to Hine based on provenance. In album: Coal mines. Hine no. 1950. Credit line: National Child Labor Committee collection, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Di... more

Breaker of the Chauncy (Pa.) Colliery, where a 15 year old breaker-boy was smothered to death and another badly burned, Jan. 7, 1911. (Photo of newspaper clipping #1946.) The Coroner told me that the McKee boy was but a few days past his 15th birthday when he was killed, and that the evidence seemed to show that he was at work in another breaker before his 14th birthday. (He will report to us on that point, further.) Location: Chauncy, Pennsylvania

Breaker of the Chauncy (Pa.) Colliery, where a 15 year old breaker-boy...

Title from NCLC caption card. Attribution to Hine based on provenance. In album: Coal mines. Hine no. 1932. Credit line: National Child Labor Committee collection, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Di... more

Four Breaker Boys working in #9 Breaker, Hughestown Borough. Boy on left is Tony Ross, 142 Panama Street, other small boy is Mike Rosa i.e., Ross?, cousin. Location: Pittston, Pennsylvania

Four Breaker Boys working in #9 Breaker, Hughestown Borough. Boy on le...

Title from NCLC caption card. Attribution to Hine based on provenance. In album: Coal mines. Hine no. 1951. Credit line: National Child Labor Committee collection, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Di... more

Group of Breaker Boys in #9 Breaker, Hughestown Borough, Pennsylvania Coal Co. Smallest boy is Angelo Ross (see photos and labels #1953 & #1954). Location: Pittston, Pennsylvania

Group of Breaker Boys in #9 Breaker, Hughestown Borough, Pennsylvania ...

Title from NCLC caption card. Attribution to Hine based on provenance. In album: Coal mines. Hine no. 1949. Credit line: National Child Labor Committee collection, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Di... more

Mr. A. Langerfeld and one of his machines for picking coal which does away completely with the use of breaker boys. The percent of slate that goes in with the coal separated by this machine is 1% to 2%, where the percent with the old primitive method of using boys is from 15% to 60%. This picture was taken at the breaker of the Spencer Coal Co., at Scranton, Pa., on March, 18, 1913. Location: Scranton, Pennsylvania

Mr. A. Langerfeld and one of his machines for picking coal which does ...

Title from NCLC caption card. Attribution to Hine based on provenance. In album: Mills. Hine no. 3504. Credit line: National Child Labor Committee collection, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Divisio... more

Four Breaker Boys working in #9 Breaker, Hughestown Borough. Boy on left is Tony Ross, 142 Panama Street, other small boy is Mike Rosa i.e., Ross?, cousin. Location: Pittston, Pennsylvania

Four Breaker Boys working in #9 Breaker, Hughestown Borough. Boy on le...

Title from NCLC caption card. Attribution to Hine based on provenance. In album: Coal mines. Hine no. 1951. Credit line: National Child Labor Committee collection, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Di... more

Breaker boys in #9 Breaker, Hughestown Borough, Pa. Coal Co. Smallest boy is Angelo Ross, (See labels #1953 + #1951.) Location: Pittston, Pennsylvania

Breaker boys in #9 Breaker, Hughestown Borough, Pa. Coal Co. Smallest ...

Title from NCLC caption card. Attribution to Hine based on provenance. In album: Coal mines. Hine no. 1950. Credit line: National Child Labor Committee collection, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Di... more

Group of Breaker Boys in #9 Breaker, Hughestown Borough, Pennsylvania Coal Co. Smallest boy is Angelo Ross (see photos and labels #1953 & #1954). Location: Pittston, Pennsylvania

Group of Breaker Boys in #9 Breaker, Hughestown Borough, Pennsylvania ...

Title from NCLC caption card. Attribution to Hine based on provenance. In album: Coal mines. Hine no. 1949. Credit line: National Child Labor Committee collection, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Di... more

Breaker of the Chauncy (Pa.) Colliery, where a 15 year old breaker-boy was smothered to death and another badly burned, Jan. 7, 1911. (Photo of newspaper clipping #1946.) The Coroner told me that the McKee boy was but a few days past his 15th birthday when he was killed, and that the evidence seemed to show that he was at work in another breaker before his 14th birthday. (He will report to us on that point, further.) Location: Chauncy, Pennsylvania

Breaker of the Chauncy (Pa.) Colliery, where a 15 year old breaker-boy...

Title from NCLC caption card. Attribution to Hine based on provenance. In album: Coal mines. Hine no. 1932. Credit line: National Child Labor Committee collection, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Di... more

Mr. A. Langerfeld and one of his machines for picking coal which does away completely with the use of breaker boys. The percent of slate that goes in with the coal separated by this machine is 1% to 2%, where the percent with the old primitive method of using boys is from 15% to 60%. This picture was taken at the breaker of the Spencer Coal Co., at Scranton, Pa., on March, 18, 1913. Location: Scranton, Pennsylvania

Mr. A. Langerfeld and one of his machines for picking coal which does ...

Title from NCLC caption card. Attribution to Hine based on provenance. In album: Mills. Hine no. 3504. Credit line: National Child Labor Committee collection, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Divisio... more

Breaker of the Chauncy (Pa.) Colliery, where a 15 year old breaker-boy was smothered to death and another badly burned, Jan. 7, 1911. (Photo of newspaper clipping #1946.) The Coroner told me that the McKee boy was but a few days past his 15th birthday when he was killed, and that the evidence seemed to show that he was at work in another breaker before his 14th birthday. (He will report to us on that point, further.) Location: Chauncy, Pennsylvania

Breaker of the Chauncy (Pa.) Colliery, where a 15 year old breaker-boy...

Title from NCLC caption card. Attribution to Hine based on provenance. In album: Coal mines. Hine no. 1932. Credit line: National Child Labor Committee collection, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Di... more

Woodward coal breaker, Kingston, Pa.
Woodward coal breaker, Kingston, Pa.
Wilson Dam & Hydroelectric Plant, Three Phase Tri Level Circuit Breaker, Spanning Tennessee River at Wilson Dam Road (Route 133), Muscle Shoals, Colbert County, AL

Wilson Dam & Hydroelectric Plant, Three Phase Tri Level Circuit Breake...

Significance: In order to perform such functions as servicing, maintenance, re-configuring and fault protection, it is necessary that there be some means for disconnecting the load (electric furnaces, motors, e... more

Wilson Dam & Hydroelectric Plant, Three Phase Tri Level Circuit Breaker, Spanning Tennessee River at Wilson Dam Road (Route 133), Muscle Shoals, Colbert County, AL

Wilson Dam & Hydroelectric Plant, Three Phase Tri Level Circuit Breake...

Significance: In order to perform such functions as servicing, maintenance, re-configuring and fault protection, it is necessary that there be some means for disconnecting the load (electric furnaces, motors, e... more

Wilson Dam & Hydroelectric Plant, Three Phase Tri Level Circuit Breaker, Spanning Tennessee River at Wilson Dam Road (Route 133), Muscle Shoals, Colbert County, AL

Wilson Dam & Hydroelectric Plant, Three Phase Tri Level Circuit Breake...

Significance: In order to perform such functions as servicing, maintenance, re-configuring and fault protection, it is necessary that there be some means for disconnecting the load (electric furnaces, motors, e... more

Huber Coal Breaker, Power Plant, 101 South Main Street, Ashley, Luzerne County, PA
Huber Coal Breaker, Power Plant, 101 South Main Street, Ashley, Luzerne County, PA
Huber Coal Breaker, Power Plant, 101 South Main Street, Ashley, Luzerne County, PA
Huber Coal Breaker, Power Plant, 101 South Main Street, Ashley, Luzerne County, PA
Huber Coal Breaker, Power Plant, 101 South Main Street, Ashley, Luzerne County, PA
Huber Coal Breaker, Power Plant, 101 South Main Street, Ashley, Luzerne County, PA
Huber Coal Breaker, Power Plant, 101 South Main Street, Ashley, Luzerne County, PA
Huber Coal Breaker, Power Plant, 101 South Main Street, Ashley, Luzerne County, PA
Huber Coal Breaker, Power Plant, 101 South Main Street, Ashley, Luzerne County, PA
Huber Coal Breaker, Power Plant, 101 South Main Street, Ashley, Luzerne County, PA
Huber Coal Breaker, Foothouse, 101 South Main Street, Ashley, Luzerne County, PA
Huber Coal Breaker, Foothouse, 101 South Main Street, Ashley, Luzerne County, PA
Huber Coal Breaker, Foothouse, 101 South Main Street, Ashley, Luzerne County, PA
Huber Coal Breaker, Foothouse, 101 South Main Street, Ashley, Luzerne County, PA
Manchester Street Generating Station, Breaker House, 460 Eddy Street, Providence, Providence County, RI

Manchester Street Generating Station, Breaker House, 460 Eddy Street, ...

Significance: This structure, along with the three Transfer Houses (HAER No. RI-35-C) and the Conveyors (HAER No. RI-35-D) form the yard coal delivery and handling system constructed between 1940 and ca. 1950. ... more

Manchester Street Generating Station, Breaker House, 460 Eddy Street, Providence, Providence County, RI

Manchester Street Generating Station, Breaker House, 460 Eddy Street, ...

Significance: This structure, along with the three Transfer Houses (HAER No. RI-35-C) and the Conveyors (HAER No. RI-35-D) form the yard coal delivery and handling system constructed between 1940 and ca. 1950. ... more

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