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Anthracite coal communities
|LC Classifications||HD8039.M62 U65 1970b|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xiii, 387 p.|
|Number of Pages||387|
|LC Control Number||78088498|
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Faces blackened by coal and helmet lamps lit by fire are no longer parts of the everyday lives of miners in the region. Early Coal Mining in the Anthracite Region is a journey into a world that was once very familiar. These vintage photographs of collieries, breakers, miners, drivers, and breaker boys illuminate the dark of the anthracite mines. In the book Anthracite Coal Communities: A Study of the Demography, the Social, Educational and Moral Life of the Anthracite Region, Peter Roberts writes, “As a rule the words of Napoleon are believed and practiced in the houses of the mine workers: ‘A husband ought to have absolute rule over the actions of his wife.’ The lot of the Author: Elissa Washuta.
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Excerpt from Anthracite Coal Communities The anthracite employees, since the close of the great strike, have had a year of unparalleled prosperity. From November 1,to November 1,over tons of coal were mined. Both employers and employees have prospered.
About the PublisherCited by: 9. The content of the book, Anthracite Coal Communities, Peter Roberts is not in question. At issue is the quality of the book's composition. The book is very poorly Anthracite coal communities book and surely will not withstand anything but the most minimal use.3/5(1).
Anthracite Coal Communities: A Study of the Demography, the Social, Educational and Moral Life of the Anthracite Regions Peter Roberts Macmillan, - Coal miners - pages.
Additional Physical Format: Online version: Roberts, Peter, Anthracite coal communities. New York, Arno Press, [©] (OCoLC) Get Textbooks on Google Play.
Rent and save from the world's largest eBookstore. Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. The Kingdom of Coal: Work, Enterprise, and Ethnic Communities in the Mine Fields. Easton, Pa.: Canal History and Technology Press, Wolensky, Robert P., Kenneth C.
Wolensky, and Nicole H. Wolensky. The Knox Mine Disaster, Janu The Final Years of the Northern anthracite Industry and the Effort to Rebuild a Regional Economy. Book Summary: The title of this book is The Anthracite Coal Region's Slavic Community (Images of America) and it was written by Brian Ardan.
This particular edition is in a Paperback format. This books publish date is and Pages: Anthracite, often referred to as hard coal, is a hard, compact variety of coal that has a submetallic has the highest carbon content, the fewest impurities, and the highest energy density of all types of coal and is the highest ranking of coals.
Anthracite is the most metamorphosed type of coal (but still represents low-grade metamorphism), in which the carbon content is between. Anthracite Coal Communities.
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Anthracite coal communities: a study of the demography, the social, educational and moral life of the anthracite regions.
[Peter Roberts]. Peter Roberts is the author of Anthracite coal communities ( avg rating, 1 rating, 0 reviews, published ), Immigrant Races in North America ( /5(2).
By the Civil War era, coal was king in the United States. Success and prosperity, however, were not shared by all in the anthracite region.
The new and often rough-hewn coal communities that sprouted up during the anthracite boom became rigidly defined places, where elite and often arrogant coal operators built magnificent Victorian mansions while their immigrant laborers.
There are two types of coal found in Pennsylvania: anthracite (the “hard coal” found in Northeastern Pennsylvania below the Allegheny Ridge southwest to Harrisburg; also called “stone coal”, “rock coal” in the s) and bituminous (“soft coal”, found west of the Allegheny Front escarpment).Anthracite coal is a natural mineral with a high carbon and energy content that.
I read this book a few years ago. As a remember it, it is a terrific book about the Anthracite Coal Region of Pennsylvania. It details the events from when Coal was King and why and when Oil usurped the position. Both labor unions and coal owners were to blame.
Coal owners treated workers miserably/5. A new book titled "The Anthracite Coal Region's Slavic Community" boasting more than vintage photographs along with narrative from author Brian Ardan, of Trevorton, will be released Monday. Ardan hopes the book "will be a touchstone of sorts for those interested in knowing about, and perhaps preserving, a culture that has had an enormously Brand: Arcadia Publishing SC.
Anthracite is a high-rank coal, representing a coal that has been subjected to the highest grade of metamorphism. Anthracite is shiny black, hard and brittle (see Figure ) and has the highest fixed-carbon content (approximately 86–98%).Due to its low volatile matter (2–12%), anthracite's combustion process is slow.
Most anthracites have low-moisture content (about 3–6%) and. WPA-Federal Art Project photographs of Pennsylvania coal miners and coal mining communities / Jack Delano.
Summary Photographs of bootleg anthracite coal miners and mining communities in Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania including the towns of.
This wonderful book answers these questions with a case history of the anthracite coal industry. Anthracite is “hard” coal, formed under greater heat and pressure than bituminous or “soft” coal.
Anthracite gives off less smoke when it burns than most bituminous coals, making it. Tareni Colliery - This new publication on coalmining in Wales is the first complete history of a coalmine in the Swansea Valley region, an area once boasting over fifty collieries. The first chapter covers the geology of the Swansea Valley region and the anthracite coalfield, and the creation of The South Wales Primrose.
Book Description: The anthracite coal region of Pennsylvania once prospered. Today, very little mining or industry remains, although residents have made valiant efforts to restore the fabric of their communities.Anthracite, also called hard coal, the most highly metamorphosed form of contains more fixed carbon (86 percent or greater on a dry, ash-free basis) than any other form of coal and the least amount of volatile matter (14 percent or less on a dry, ash-free basis), and it has calorific values near 35 megajoules per kilogram (approximat British thermal units per .All coal available FOB truck southern Anthracite field or by rail.
We have the ability to load Anthracite on the Reading & Northern Railroad. Contact us for availability and pricing details.
Our Anthracite coal can be trucked to western Pennsylvania and loaded onto barges for delivery on the Mon, Allegheny, and Ohio Rivers in the tri-state region.