The Life and Labor of Coxe Miners

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The Life and Labor of Coxe Miners


Note from the Editor
by Sharon Ann Holt

Note from the President: In Memoriam: Susan Stitt
by David Moltke-Hansen

The Life and Labor of Coxe Miners
by Sharon Ann Holt

Tench Coxe: He Saw a Future in Coal
by Brett Reigh

Understanding and Processing the Coxe Family Papers
by Patrick Shea and Brett Reigh

Eckley B. Coxe: Engineer, Entrepreneur, Philanthropist
by Patrick Shea

Digging in a Dog Hole: Independent anthracite mining in the 20th century
by Patrick Shea

Sophia Coxe: "The Angel of the Anthracite Fields"
by Brett Reigh

Book Reviews

LEGACIES for Kids: Book Reviews
by S. Chris Saad

A Coal Miner's Bride: The Diary of Anetka Kaminska, by Susan Campbell Bartoletti
Gold Fever, by Verla Kay; illustrated by S. D. Schindler
We Were There Too: Young People in U.S. History, by Philip Hoose
The Gold Rush, by Bobbie Kalman
The Journal of Wong Ming-Chung, a Chinese Miner, by Laurence Yep
Pennsylvania, by Gwenyth Swain

Top 20 Signs You're From the Coal Region

HSP News
by Sandra L. Cadwalader

Window on the Collections

Food for Thought: A Mole in the Archives
by Gary B. Nash

Cover image: Six Well-Dressed Young Men posing with musical instruments in an unidentified Coxe Mining Village. ca. 1890. Historical Society of Pennsylvania.