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The Joys of Jeddo

Memories of growing up in a patch town

Dear More Fortunate Sir

A letter from an immigrant worker to a coal baron, circa 1878

A Child’s Christmas in Coaldamp

Have yourself a literary Christmas

Coal and its Discontents

“Coal is pervasive – it gets beneath your fingernails, creeps into your dreams”

On Suffocation

An Irish American’s plea for justice

Our Neighbors are Out of Work

A unique look at unemployment data paints a grisly picture

Fighting Racism in Schuylkill County

Survey and listening sessions reveal rampant discrimination

If Walls Could Talk

“Blake remembers where he’s from / but has forgotten from whom he came”

Word Search

Can you find all the anthracite words?

What We’re Rightfully Owed

New study shows how much wealth the rich have stolen