Coal mining women in the west

Gearhart, Dona G.
January 1998
Journal of the West;Jan98, Vol. 37 Issue 1, p60
Examines the work of women as underground coal miners during 1976 in West America, breaking historical traditions of exclusion dating back to 19th century England. Information on work at Westmoreland Coal Company; Problems arising from the involvement of females in mining; Existing evidence documenting women miners in the United States.


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