WORKING BIBLIOGRAPHY OF THE HISTORY OF COAL MINERS AND COAL MINING IN THE STATE OF PENNSYLVANIA:

Arnold, Andrew B. "Between the Laws: Informal Definitions of Job and Property Rights in Central Pennsylvania, 1870-1884," Pennsylvania History 70, no. 1 (2003): 28-54.

Arnold, Andrew B. "Ordering Coal: Labor, Law, and Business in Central Pennsylvania, 1870-1900" Ph.D. Diss., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2002.

Aurand, Harold W. "The Anthracite Strike of 1887-1888," Pennsylvania History 35, no. 2 (1968): 169-185.
 
Batch, Rachel Ann. "Finding Stability in a Company Town: A Community Study of Slickville Pennsylvania, 1916-1943." Ph.D. diss., University of  Pennsylvania, 2000.

Beik, Mildred Allen. The Miners of Windber:  The Struggles of New Immigrants for Unionization, 1890s-1930s. University Park, PA:  Penn State University Press, 1996.

Beik Mildred Allen. "The UMWA and New Immigrant Miners in Pennsylvania Bituminous:  The Case of Windber," in The United Mine Workers of America:  A Model of Industrial Solidarity?, ed. John H.M. Laslett, 320-344. University Park, PA: Pennsylvania State University Press, 1996.

Binder, Frederick M. "Anthracite Enters the American Home,"  The Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography 82 (1958): 82-99.

Binder, Frederick M. "Pennsylvania Coal and the Beginning of Steam Navigation," The Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography 83 (1959): 420-445.

Brophy, John. A Miners's Life. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 1964.

Bussel, Robert. "The Somerset Strike," Chapter Three, From Harvard to the Ranks of Labor:  Powers Hapgood and the American Working Class. University Park, Pennsylvania:  Pennsylvania State University Press, 1999, pp. 43-63.

Chiang, Elizabeth. "The Great Storm that Swept Through: The Effects of Globalization on Indiana County," Pennsylvania History 71, no. 2 (2004): 165-190.

Chilson, Peter. "Coal Miner's Story," Audobon, (March-April 1994):  51-62, 118.

Como, John. 'Digging in the Archives,' IUP Magazine, (XIV: 2),  Spring 1996, pp. 10-13, 22.

DiCiccio, Carmen. Coal and Coke in Pennsylvania. Harrisburg, PA:  Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, 1996.

Dublin, Thomas. 'Life After the Mines Closed,' Pennsylvania Heritage, Spring 1999, pp. 6-15.

Gowaskie, Joseph M. 'From Conflict To Cooperation: John Mitchell And Bituminous Coal Operators, 1898-1908,' The Historian, (38), August 1976, pp. 669-688.

Gowaskie, Joseph M. 'John Mitchell And The Anthracite Mine Workers: Leadership, Conservatism and Rank-And-File Militancy,' Labor History, (27:1), Winter 1985-1986, pp. 54-84.

Gugliotta, Angela. 'Class, Gender, and Coal Smoke:  Gender Ideology and Environmental Injustice in Pittsburgh, 1868-1914. Environmental History, (5: 2),  2000, pp. 165-193.

Gutman, Herbert G. 'Two Lockouts in Pennsylvania, 1873-1874,' The Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography, (83), 1959, pp. 307-326.

Howard, Walter T. 'The National Miners Union: Communists and Miners in the Pennsylvania Anthracite, 1928-1931,' The Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography, (125:1/2), January/April 2001, pp. 91-124.

Jandoli, Russell J. 'Jimmie McKenna And The Molly Maguires,' The Holy Name Journal, October 1955, pp. 23-25.

Kashatus, William C. 'The UMWA Wins America's Approval:  John Mitchell and the Anthracite Strike of 1902,' Pennsylvania Heritage, (26: 3), 2000, pp. 32-39.

Konitsky, Erma (Ed.). Out of the Dark 2:  Mining Folk. Indiana, PA: A.G. Hallidin Publishing Company, 1977.

Kuchta, David. Once a Man, Twice a Boy. Nesquehoning, PA: Kiwi Publishing, 1999.

Lewis, W. David. 'The Early History of the Lackawanna Iron and Coal Company, A Study in Technological Adaption,' The Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography, (96), 1972, pp. 424-468.

MacLean, Annie Marion. 'Life in the Pennsylvania Coal Fields With Particular Reference to Women,' American Journal of Sociology, (14:3), November 1908, pp. 329-351.

Marcus, Irwin M. 'Labor Discontent In Tioga County, Pennsylvania, 1865-1905: The Gutman Thesis, A Test Case,' Labor History, (14), 1973, pp. 414-422.

Marcus, Irwin M. 'Migration, Milling, Mining:  The Johnstown Heritage Discovery Center and Windber Coal Heritage Center,' Pennsylvania History, (69: 1),  2002, pp. 85-93.

Marcus, Irwin M., Cooper, Eileen M., and Dougherty, James P. 'Confrontation At Rossiter: The Coal Strike Of 1927-1928 And Its Aftermath,'  Pennsylvania History, (59:4), October 1992, pp. 310-326.

Marcus, Irwin M., Cooper, Eileen M., and Dougherty, James P. 'Judge Jonathan Langham And The Use Of The Labor Injunction In Indiana County, 1919-1931,'  The Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography, (118), pp. 63-85.

Marcus, Irwin M., Cooper, Eileen M., and O'Leary, Beth. 'The Coal Strike of 1919 in Indiana County,'  Pennsylvania History, (56:3),  July 1989, pp. 177-195.

Marcus, Irwin M., Cooper, Eileen M., and O'Leary, Beth. 'The Coral Episode of The Coal Strike of 1919,' The Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography, (114), 1990, pp. 543-561.

McDonough, Judith. 'Worker Solidarity, Judicial Oppression, and Police Repression in the Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania Coal Miner's Strike, 1910-1911,'  Pennsylvania History, (64:3), 1997, pp. 384-406.

Meyerhuber, Carl I. 'The Alle - Kiske Coal Wars, 1913-1919,' The Western Pennsylvania Historical Magazine, (63:3), July 1980, pp. 197-213.

Michrina, Barry P. 'Soft Coal's Soft Spoken Diplomat,'  Pennsylvania History, Spring 1997, pp. 4-9.

Michrina, Barry P. Pennsylvania Mining Families; The Search for Dignity in the Coalfields. Lexington: University Press of Lexington, 1993.

Musser, A.J. 'Coal and the New York Central Railroad Company; Some Activities of the Clearfield Bituminous Coal Corporation and the New York Central Railroad Company,'  The Explosive Engineer, March-April 1944, pp. 68-75.

Palladino, Grace. Another Civil War: Labor, Capital, and the State in the Anthracite Region of Pennsylvania, 1840-1868 (The Working Class in American History). University of Illinois Press, 1990.

Phelan, Craig. 'John Mitchell And The Politics Of The Trade Agreement, 1898-1917,' The United Mine Workers of America:  A Model of Industrial Solidarity? John H.M. Laslett (Ed.), University Park, PA:  Penn State University Press, 1996.

Phelan, Craig. 'The Making of A Labor Leader: John Mitchell and The Anthracite Strike of 1900,'  Pennsylvania History, (63:1), Winter 1996, pp. 53-77.

Pinkowski, Edward. 'Joseph Batton, Father of the Coal Breaker,' The Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography, (73), 1949, pp. 337-348.

Quecreek Miners as told to Jeff Goodell. Our Story: 77 Hours That Tested Our Friendship and Our Faith. New York: Hyperion, 2002.

Ricketts, Elizabeth. Our Battle for Industrial Freedom: Radical Politics in the Coal Fields of Central Pennsylvania, 1916-1926. Ph.D. Dissertation, Emory University, 1996.

Ricketts, Elizabeth. 'The Struggle for Civil Liberties and Unionization in the Coal Fields: The Free Speech Case of Vintondale, Pennsylvania,  1922,' The Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography, (CXXII: 4), October 1998, pp. 319-352.

Roftus, Robert. 'Coal Trains North: The Rochester And Pittsburgh Railroad Company,'  The Western Pennsylvania Historical Magazine, (54), 1971, pp. 264-273.

Salay, David L. '"As Important and Vital to Successful Mining, as the Sap is to the Tree":  The Dorrance Colliery Fan Complex: Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania,' The Journal of the Society for Industrial Archeology, (26: 1),  2000, pp. 55-70.

Sexton, John L. 'Blossburg Township - Arnot History,'  History of Tioga County, Pennsylvania, with Illustrations, Portraits, and Sketches of Prominent Families and Individuals. New York:  W.W. Munsall and Company, Press of George MacNamara, 1883, pp. 89-95.

Sheppard, Muriel Earley. Cloud by Day:  The Story of Coal and Coke and People. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 1991.

Singer, Alan. 'Class-Conscious Coal Miners,' Nanty-Glo Versus the Open Shop in the Post World War I Era,' Labor History, (29:1), Winter 1988, pp. 56-65.

Singer, Alan. 'Communists and Coal Miners: Rank-and-File Organizing in the United Mine Workers of America During the 1920s,'  Science and Society, (55:2), 1995, pp. 132-157.

Singer, Alan. 'John Brophy's 'Miners' Program':Workers' Education in UMWA District 2 During the 1920s,'  Labor Studies Journal, (13:4), Winter 1988, pp. 50-64.

Stephenoff, Bonnie. 'Papa on Parade: Pennsylvania Coal Miners' Daughters and The Silk Workers Strike of 1913,' Labor's Heritage, Winter 1996, pp. 4-21.

Weber, Denise Dusza. Delano's Domain: A History of Warren Delano's Mining Towns of Vintondale, Wehrum, and Claghorn, Volume I:  1789-1930. Indiana, Pennsylvania:  A.G. Hallidin Publishing Company, 1991.

Welborn, Steven Keith. "Come All You Coal Miners":  The Struggle for Justice in the Coal Fields of Central Pennsylvania, 1924-1933. Ph.D. Dissertation, State University of New York at Buffalo, 1998.

Welborn, Steven Keith. ""After This is Over We'll Lay Our Hands on You": Music as a Form of Cultural Resistance in Depression-Era Pennsylvania," Pennsylvania History 63, no.1 (1996): 126-131.

Wolensky, Robert C., Wolensky, Kenneth C., and Wolensky, Nicole H. Knox Mine Disaster:  The Final Years of Northern Anthracite Industry and the Effort to Rebuild a Regional Economy. Harrisburg, Pennsylvania:  Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, 1999.

Yuhas, Thomas (Ed.). Out of the Dark. Indiana, PA:  A.G. Hallidin Publishing Company, 1975.

Zeiger, Robert H. "Pinchot and Coolidge: The Politics of the 1923 Anthracite Crisis," Journal of American History 52, no. 3 (December 1965):  566-581.
 
 

Compiled 1999-2004 by William John Shepherd, MA, BA
Associate Archivist, The Catholic University of America
Washington, DC, USA  20064
ShepherW@cua.edu, http://libraries.cua.edu/archives.html