Tag Archives: history

Anthracite Music: An Interview with Jay Smar

Coal mining is dead, but its folk music is still kicking

Shenandoah’s ‘Hyphenated Catholics’

Coal Region Catholics have long had to straddle ethnic divides

Anthracite Heroes: “Big Mary”

Big Mary’s legacy reminds us of women’s heroic leadership in the mining era

Coal Region Books

A list of books about Pennsylvania’s Anthracite Coal Region

Something to be Proud Of

If we want our poverty to end, we need to know who is actually responsible for it.