Postcard of coal pickers in Pennsylvania, n.d.

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Postcard of coal pickers in Pennsylvania, n.d.

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Coal mining became so central to American life that it found its way onto a postcard. This postcard shows pickers getting coal from a waste dump in Pennsylvania.


This item is part of the background to the Forging Bonds of Sympathy: The Catholic Church and the Knights of Labor section.

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American Catholic History Research Center and University Archives

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“Postcard of coal pickers in Pennsylvania, n.d.,” American Catholic History Classroom, accessed May 14, 2021, https://cuomeka.wrlc.org/items/show/21.

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