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View of Shamokin, in the Shamokin coal basin, Northumberland Co. Pa. Located on the Philada. & Sunbury R.R

View of Shamokin, in the Shamokin coal basin, Northumberland Co. Pa. L...

Print shows a broad view of Shamokin, Pennsylvania, with log cabin and pasture lands in the foreground, river with covered bridge and railroad in the middle distance, and the community in the background on the ... more

Zerby's Run, 1851

Zerby's Run, 1851

Drawing shows a wooded scene with mountain stream at the location of Zerby's Run coal mine on Little Lick Mountain, in Pennsylvania. Title from item. Inscribed in pencil on bottom: Zerby's Run, 1851. Stamped on... more

Gap in Big Mountain, Zerby's Run, no. 1 vein, 1851

Gap in Big Mountain, Zerby's Run, no. 1 vein, 1851

Drawing shows the entrance to the Zerby's Run, no. 1 vein coal mine on Little Lick Mountain, in Pennsylvania, with a roadway or creek bed along the gap between the Big and the Little Lick Mountains, also shows ... more

Coal break, Shamokin 1851

Coal break, Shamokin 1851

Drawing shows the scaffolding of a coal break system with conveyers and chutes for loading railroad cars for transport to larger coal breaking facilities. Title from item. Inscribed in pencil on lower left: Coa... more

Syr-dar'inskaia oblast'. Tatarinovskaia kamenno-ugol'naia kop'. Chimkendskago uiezda. Zemlianyia raboty proizvodimyia tuzemtsami na kopi

Syr-dar'inskaia oblast'. Tatarinovskaia kamenno-ugol'naia kop'. Chimke...

Photograph shows excavations at a coal mine in the Syr Darya oblast. Illus. in: Turkestanskii al'bom, chast' promyslovai︠a︡, 1871-1872, part 3, p.19. Title from item.

[The Kılınç bridge in Ereğli]

[The Kılınç bridge in Ereğli]

Railway bridge at coal mines. Title translated from album caption. Captioned in Ottoman Turkish and French. No. 28. No. 111. In album: Black Sea lifesaving stations, naval facilities, ports, mines, and factorie... more

[The place called Çatalağzı in Ereğli]

[The place called Çatalağzı in Ereğli]

Title translated from album caption. Captioned in Ottoman Turkish and French. No. 23. No. 106. In album: Black Sea lifesaving stations, naval facilities, ports, mines, and factories, Turkey and Greece, Ottoman ... more

Harry Mule receives visitors

Harry Mule receives visitors

"The underground stable, Chap 13, Black Diamonds." (DLC/PP-1932:0029). Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress). Published in: "Derrick Sterling" by Kirk Munroe, Harper's young peop... more

Look a-here, young fellow, they say you're a-going to drive my mule

Look a-here, young fellow, they say you're a-going to drive my mule

"Black Diamonds. Bill Tooley's threat, chapter 3rd" Verso. (DLC/PP-1932:0029). Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress). Published in: "Derrick Sterling" by Kirk Munroe, Harper's yo... more

A street in a mining village in Pennsylvania

A street in a mining village in Pennsylvania

Title on verso. Variant title on verso: Miner's village. (DLC/PP-1932:0029). Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress). Published in: "Life in the Coal Villages," Harper's weekly, 32... more

Woodward coal breakers, Kingston, Pa., shaft house

Woodward coal breakers, Kingston, Pa., shaft house

Date based on Detroit, Catalogue J (1901). Detroit Publishing Co. no. 011588. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Plymouth coal breaker, Pa

Plymouth coal breaker, Pa

Date based on Detroit, Catalogue J (1901). Detroit Publishing Co. no. 011615. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Breaker boys, Woodward coal breakers, Kingston, Pa.

Breaker boys, Woodward coal breakers, Kingston, Pa.

Title and date from Detroit, Catalogue J (1901). "Dup" on negative. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 011589. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Elk Mountain coal mines

Elk Mountain coal mines

"Detroit Photographic Co." and "137" on negative. Commissioned by Baltimore & Ohio Railroad. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 01814. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Elk Mountain Coal Mines

Elk Mountain Coal Mines

Print made in 1985 by LC Photoduplication Service from original glass negative. Duplicate film negative is: LC-D43-T01-1814. Date based on Baltimore and Ohio Railroad commission. "Detroit Photographic Co." Detr... more

Coal loading at plant, possibly Ford Collier

Coal loading at plant, possibly Ford Collier

Title devised by cataloger. No Detroit Publishing Co. no. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

A Kentucky coal mine

A Kentucky coal mine

Photograph shows man with donkey-drawn mine cars filled with ore outside Kentucky coal mine. Photo by Wrenn & King, Lexington, Ky. Additional title on item: Kentucky. Kentucky Coal Mine, horse-drawn coal cars o... more

Coal mining scenes

Coal mining scenes

Photograph shows a montage of six scenes depicting coal miners and mining: Mouth of tunnel, Setting props, Coal breaker, At foot of shaft, On the bucket, and Picking slate. Copyright by Albertype Co. Title from item.

Breaker boys, Woodward Coal Mines, Kingston, Pa

Breaker boys, Woodward Coal Mines, Kingston, Pa

Detroit Publishing Co. no. 011590. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Emergency hospital in anthracite coal mines

Emergency hospital in anthracite coal mines

One man bandages head of injured man while another bandages his arm. JO7129 U.S. Copyright Office. Copyright by Keystone View Co. No. 32565.

Mining coal three miles under ground, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.

Mining coal three miles under ground, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.

Stereograph showing two men in mine shaft with mules.

John Mitchell the miner's champion

John Mitchell the miner's champion

General information about the Popular and Applied Graphic Art print materials is available at: https://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.pga Title information compiled by Junior Fellows, 2005-2017. [Clinton Rhodes & Co., ... more

President Thomas's little joke / Ehrhart.

President Thomas's little joke / Ehrhart.

Illustration shows a vignette cartoon with at center a group of six men, among them John D. Rockefeller and E.B. Thomas, warming themselves by a stove labeled "Standard Oil"; the vignette at bottom left shows A... more

The Woodard Coal Mine near Plymouth, Pa. which broke the world's record by mining 1,000,000 tons of coal for the year 1905

The Woodard Coal Mine near Plymouth, Pa. which broke the world's recor...

Photograph shows man standing on railroad tracks with Woodward Coal Mine facility in background. No. 1592. Additional title on item: Pennsylvania. Plymouth Woodward Coal Mine. Title from item.

River coal trade, Pittsburg, Pa., U.S.A

River coal trade, Pittsburg, Pa., U.S.A

No. 6337. Title from item.

Westmoreland breaker

Westmoreland breaker

Coal breaker, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania. Wittemann Collection.

[Coal miners at work in mine]

[Coal miners at work in mine]

Photograph of sterograph half shows two miners working by candlelight in mine. Copyright 1906 by Underwood & Underwood. U-85503. Title devised by Library staff.

Group of Miners, Drivers and Trapper. Macdonald, W. Va., Mine. Oct. 1908. Witness E.N. Clopper. Location: MacDonald, West Virginia

Group of Miners, Drivers and Trapper. Macdonald, W. Va., Mine. Oct. 19...

Title from NCLC caption card. Attribution to Hine based on provenance. In album: Coal mines. Hine no. 145. Credit line: National Child Labor Committee collection, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Div... more

Tipple at Turkey Knob Mine, Macdonald, W. Va. Bank Boss in centre. Location: MacDonald, West Virginia

Tipple at Turkey Knob Mine, Macdonald, W. Va. Bank Boss in centre. Loc...

Title from NCLC caption card. Attribution to Hine based on provenance. In album: Coal mines. Hine no. 144. Credit line: National Child Labor Committee collection, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Div... more

A tipple, Gaston mine. Location: Fairmont, West Virginia

A tipple, Gaston mine. Location: Fairmont, West Virginia

Title from NCLC caption card. Attribution to Hine based on provenance. In album: Coal mines. Hine no. 181. Credit line: National Child Labor Committee collection, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Div... more

Driver Boy, Barnesville, Mine. Location: Fairmont, West Virginia

Driver Boy, Barnesville, Mine. Location: Fairmont, West Virginia

Title from NCLC caption card. Attribution to Hine based on provenance. In album: Coal mines. Hine no. 192. Credit line: National Child Labor Committee collection, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Div... more

Drift Mouth, San Lick Mine, near Grafton, W. Va. Bank Boss in centre: driver on his right: trapper boy outside. Alfred, about 14. He trapped several years during vacation: said he is going to school this year: asked if it were because school is more fun he said. "This yere hain't no fun!". Location: Grafton, West Virginia

Drift Mouth, San Lick Mine, near Grafton, W. Va. Bank Boss in centre: ...

Title from NCLC caption card. Attribution to Hine based on provenance. In album: Coal mines. Hine no. 140. Credit line: National Child Labor Committee collection, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Div... more

Tipple & Elevator into shaft. Leads down to mine 200 ft. below. Gary Mine. Do more work by machinery than any mine in the state, yet have boys to trap and drive. They stay underground over 10 hrs. a day. 7 A.M. to 5 P.M. Location: Gary, West Virginia

Tipple & Elevator into shaft. Leads down to mine 200 ft. below. Gary M...

Title from NCLC caption card. Attribution to Hine based on provenance. In album: Coal mines. Hine no. 67. Credit line: National Child Labor Committee collection, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Divi... more

Bank boss, (with lamp between knees) Motorman, Brake-boy and Driver. Gary Mine, Gary, W. Va. Boss said he would use more boys if he could get them but they went to school. Note live wire on level with heads. Location: Gary, West Virginia

Bank boss, (with lamp between knees) Motorman, Brake-boy and Driver. G...

Title from NCLC caption card. Attribution to Hine based on provenance. In album: Coal mines. Hine no. 133. The phrase, "live wire" is underlined on the caption card. Credit line: National Child Labor Committee ... more

Machine used in Gary W. Va. mine that digs the coal and loads it on the car. With it 3 men can do the work of 50 in the old way. Yet they use boys to drive and trap. Location: Gary, West Virginia

Machine used in Gary W. Va. mine that digs the coal and loads it on th...

Title from NCLC caption card. Attribution to Hine based on provenance. In album: Coal mines. Hine no. 71. Credit line: National Child Labor Committee collection, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Divi... more

Lick Run, Pa. men hauling coal from their own mines
The mining village near Mauch Chunk

The mining village near Mauch Chunk

Prints shows Mauch Chunk, Pennsylvania, with coal mine in the distance. Wuerth, 525. Edition of 50? Signed in pencil. Plate destroyed. (Source: Beall) Title from item. Place of creation based on Pennell's resid... more

[Miner working in coal mine]

[Miner working in coal mine]

National Photo Company Collection. No. 23704.

Young boy carrying armful of steel rods, "spragging irons" along the elevated track at the Bessie Mine. Location: Bessie Mine, Alabama

Young boy carrying armful of steel rods, "spragging irons" along the e...

Title from NCLC caption card. Attribution to Hine based on provenance. In album: Coal mines. Hine no. 1831. Credit line: National Child Labor Committee collection, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Di... more

Basil Roberts and James Hopper, both 12 years old, go to school when in session and work at Coleman Bros. Zinc Mine, Aurora, Mo., Saturdays and holidays, culling "waste" from the zinc ore on the "dumps." Their fathers work in zinc mines nearby. These boys told me no boys were permitted to work down in the mines, and said they were the only boys working in the vicinity; which seemed to be about true. Location: Aurora, Missouri

Basil Roberts and James Hopper, both 12 years old, go to school when i...

Title from NCLC caption card. Attribution to Hine based on provenance. In album: Coal mines. Hine no. 1706. Credit line: National Child Labor Committee collection, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Di... more

Part of the tipple at Bessie Mine. Location: Bessie Mine, Alabama

Part of the tipple at Bessie Mine. Location: Bessie Mine, Alabama

Title from NCLC caption card. Attribution to Hine based on provenance. In album: Coal mines. Hine no. 1828. Credit line: National Child Labor Committee collection, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Di... more

The threatening coal strike

The threatening coal strike

Five miners ascending a mine shaft in cage, Kingston Coal Co., Pennsylvania. Photograph by National Photo Co.

Part of the tipple at Bessie Mine. Location: Bessie Mine, Alabama

Part of the tipple at Bessie Mine. Location: Bessie Mine, Alabama

Title from NCLC caption card. Attribution to Hine based on provenance. In album: Coal mines. Hine no. 1829. Credit line: National Child Labor Committee collection, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Di... more

A Boy (may be over 14) at Heavy Work. Shoveling Ore at Daisy Bell Mine, Aurora, Mo. Location: Aurora, Missouri

A Boy (may be over 14) at Heavy Work. Shoveling Ore at Daisy Bell Mine...

Title from NCLC caption card. Attribution to Hine based on provenance. In album: Coal mines. Hine no. 1707. No text recorded after final comma on caption card. Credit line: National Child Labor Committee collec... 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

Arthur Havard, a young driver. Shaft #6. Pennsylvania Coal Company. Location: South Pittston, Pennsylvania

Arthur Havard, a young driver. Shaft #6. Pennsylvania Coal Company. Lo...

Title from NCLC caption card. Attribution to Hine based on provenance. In album: Coal mines. Hine no. 1912. Credit line: National Child Labor Committee collection, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Di... more

A view of Ewen Breaker of the Pa. Pennsylvania Coal Co. The dust was so dense at times as to obscure the view. This dust penetrates the utmost recesses of the boy's lungs. (See labels 1927 to 1930 for names of some of these.) A kind of slave driver sometimes stands over the boys, prodding or kicking them into obedience. Location: South Pittston, Pennsylvania

A view of Ewen Breaker of the Pa. Pennsylvania Coal Co. The dust was s...

Title from NCLC caption card. Attribution to Hine based on provenance. In album: Coal mines. Hine no. 1938. Credit line: National Child Labor Committee collection, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Di... more

Serafino driving Chub, his mule. Shaft #7, Pennsylvania Coal Co., South Pittston, Pa. Location: South Pittston, Pennsylvania

Serafino driving Chub, his mule. Shaft #7, Pennsylvania Coal Co., Sout...

Title from NCLC caption card. Attribution to Hine based on provenance. In album: Coal mines. Hine no. 1888. 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

Coal mine

Coal mine

Title from jacket. Probably related to negatives D420-2342 to D420-2360. "403" on negative. Detroit Publishing Co. no. K 2350. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Loomis breaker, D.L. & W. R.R., Nanticoke, Pa

Loomis breaker, D.L. & W. R.R., Nanticoke, Pa

Modern anthracite coal breaker and power plant, Delaware, Lackawanna & Western R. R. Co., Nanticoke, Pa. Photograph from U.S. Army Quartermaster Corps. In album: p. 26. No. A-1165.

U.S. Reports: Chi., Burlington & Q. R. R. v. Harrington, 241 U.S. 177 (1916)

U.S. Reports: Chi., Burlington & Q. R. R. v. Harrington, 241 U.S. 177 ...

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 241; October Term, 1915; Chicago, Burlington & (and) Quincy Railroad Company v. Harrington

Hauling coal

Hauling coal

Title from jacket. Probably related to negatives D420-2342 to D420-2360. "404" on negative. "West Main" on sign above tunnel. Detroit Publishing Co. no. K 2351. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

The desolation of work

The desolation of work

Print shows coal breaker and mountains of coal in desolate landscape. Wuerth, 545. Edition of 20. Signed in reverse on stone; signed in pencil. (Source: Beall) Title from item. Place of creation based on Pennel... more

Empire Coal & Coke Company, tipple and loading booms, Landgraff, West Virginia

Empire Coal & Coke Company, tipple and loading booms, Landgraff, West ...

Three coal cars being loaded by tipple and loading booms. U.S. Army Quartermaster Corps photo. Jeffrey, no. 3234-C.

A view looking northwest, from the mouth of a coal pit, showing the devastated coal mining regions of Northern, France

A view looking northwest, from the mouth of a coal pit, showing the de...

J233239 U.S. Copyright Office Photographer's address : 613 14th St., Wash., D.C. No. 9. Copyright deposit; Schutz Group Photographers (Washington, D.C.); May 10, 1919.

U.S. Reports: Lower Vein Co. v. Industrial Board, 255 U.S. 144 (1921)

U.S. Reports: Lower Vein Co. v. Industrial Board, 255 U.S. 144 (1921)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 255; October Term, 1920; Lower Vein Coal Company v. Industrial Board of Indiana et al.

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