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Anthracite Coal Mining Region of Northeastern Pennsylvania

A guide detailing resources for researching the Anthracite Coal Mining Region of Northeastern Pennsylvania.

Books

Many, many books exist that document aspects of the Anthracite Coal Mining Region of Northeastern Pennsylvania.  The sections below list only a subset of what is available. Books, especially recent ones, may not be available online, but may be available for check out at many public libraries across Pennsylvania.

Periodicals

Pennsylvania. Department of Mines

‚Äč1870 (original from New York Public Library)
1871 (original from New York Public Library)
1872 (original from New York Public Library)
1873 (original from New York Public Library)
1876 (original from New York Public Library)
1878 (original from New York Public Library)
1879 (original from New York Public Library)
1880 (original from New York Public Library)
1881 (original from New York Public Library)
1882 (original from New York Public Library)
1884 (original from New York Public Library
1886 (original from New York Public Library)
1887 (original from Harvard University)
1889 (original from Harvard University)
1892 (original from Harvard University)
1893 (original from Harvard University)
1894 +maps (original from Harvard University)
1895 (original from Harvard University)
1896 (original from Harvard University)

Acadia Publishing - Photograph Books

Various series by Acadia Publishing chronicle the history of small towns and industries across the country. Each title features more than 200 vintage images, capturing often forgotten bygone times and bringing to life the people, places, and events that defined a community. Numerous books in this series focus on the Anthracite region.