Coal mining women in the west
- Debra Schumacher. // Engineering & Mining Journal (00958948);Sept2000, Vol. 201 Issue 9, p122
Profiles Debra Schumacher, a coal miner at the Peabody Coal Co. in Nashville, Tennessee. Educational and career background; Participation in a supervisor training program; Effects of corporate lay-offs on the work of Schumacher; Account on Schumacher's organization memberships.
- Ann Martin. // Engineering & Mining Journal (00958948);Sept2000, Vol. 201 Issue 9, p118
Profiles Ann Martin, a coal miner at Consol's Robinson Run mine in Virginia. Career and family background; Participation of Martin in a mining union; Responsibilities as union president; Consideration of Martin as role model for women miners.
- Workplace Injury Experience of Female Coal Miners in the United States. Watson, A.P.; White, C.L. // Archives of Environmental Health;Jul/Aug84, Vol. 39 Issue 4
Evaluates the records of workplace injury experience of female coal miners in the United States. Analysis of the 1978 to 1980 accident history of female coal miners; Availability of personal protective equipment; Evaluation of workplace related injuries.
- Editor's Welcome to PORTAL, vol. 7, no. 2, 2010. Allatson, Paul // PORTAL: Journal of Multidisciplinary International Studies;Jul2010, Vol. 7 Issue 2, p1
An introduction is presented in which the editor discusses various reports within the issue on topics including one on women coalminers in Japan during the 1940s by Matthew Allen, one on caste-conflicts in a short story of Balinese author Oka Rusmini by Harry Aveling, and one on Latin American...
- No Job Too Tough, Too Big or Too Dirty. // Ebony;Aug1982, Vol. 37 Issue 10, p71
The article discusses the trend where more African-American women are handling jobs that are often referred to as "men's work," such as coal minders, firefighters and railroad engineers. It cites the economic advantage for women employed in construction or on an offshore oil rig where they can...
- Women of the British Coalfields on Strike in 1926 and 1984: Documenting Lives Using Oral History and Photography. Gier-Viskovatoff, Jaclyn J.; Porter, Abigail // Frontiers: A Journal of Women Studies;1998, Vol. 19 Issue 2, p199
The article focuses on the documentation and reconstruction of the history of mining community women in the twentieth century through the use of oral history. With the progress of industrialization, there was an emergence of a distinct sexual division of labor and a gradual separation of work...
- Women's Underground. // Time;12/15/1975, Vol. 106 Issue 24, p52
The article offers information related to woman coal miners in Illinois. According to miner Susan Miller, cold cash prompted her descent from a sewing-machine factory into the depths of Freeman United Coal Mining Co.'s orient 6 mine in Waltonville. It highlights Miller's co-worker in the same...
- Rheumatoid pneumoconiosis (Caplan's syndrome) with a classical presentation. De Capitani, Eduardo Mello; Schweller, Marcelo; Da Silva, Cristiane Mendes; Metze, Konradin; De Cerqueira, Elza Maria Figueiras Pedreira; Bértolo, Manoel Barros // Jornal Brasileiro de Pneumologia;sep2009, Vol. 35 Issue 9, p942
Although rare, rheumatoid pneumoconiosis, also known as Caplan's syndrome, can occur in workers exposed to silica, as well as in patients with silicosis, coal workers' pneumoconiosis or asbestosis. Prevalence is higher among patients with silicosis, despite the fact that it was originally...
- A Critical Guide to the Literature of Women Coal Miners. Wilkinson, Carroll Wetzel // Labor Studies Journal;Spring85, Vol. 10 Issue 1, p25
Women officially began mining coal in 1973 in the U.S. Before this, an unknown number of women worked underground in family operations or disguised as men. Women have always been integral to the community of coal; they are to be found near all mining sites, supporting miners and their families...