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miners of Windber

the struggles of new immigrants for unionization, 1890s-1930s

by Mildred A. Beik

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  • 24 Currently reading

Published by Pennsylvania State University Press in University Park .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Pennsylvania,
  • Windber
    • Subjects:
    • Coal miners -- Pennsylvania -- Windber -- History,
    • Alien labor -- Pennsylvania -- Windber -- History,
    • Coal miners -- Labor unions -- Pennsylvania -- Windber -- History

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [409]-423) and index.

      StatementMildred Allen Beik.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD8039.M62 U6143 1996
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxx, 447 p. :
      Number of Pages447
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL810824M
      ISBN 100271015667, 0271015675
      LC Control Number95047701

        This book is chock full of terrific photographs and of stories--of the tools of mining, of the miners themselves, of the communities that emerged as a result of mines. Pages provide a rich set of such photos, although many others are scattered throughout this book/5(2). Great-Grandpa was a PA coal miner. Submitted by gmr on Tue, 04/10/ - 10 My David ancestors were all coal miners from Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania, in the late s and early s. Hello from Windber, Pa. I am writing stories at the present for our new quarterly historical newsletter for the Windber Area Musuem, it is being.

      When its miners struck, as they did in (see Windber Strike of ), Berwind-White also resorted to typical mining company practice: it evicted its striking miners and drove them out of town. Windber may have looked like a model town, but the company's actions belied its aspirations. The Miner is the most daringly experimental and least well-known novel of the great Meiji writer Natsume Soseki. An absurdist tale about the indeterminate nature of human personality, written in , it was in many ways a precursor to the work of Joyce and Beckett. The result is a novel that is both absurd and comical, and a true modernist.

      Restaurants near The Windber Area Museum: ( mi) Windber Hotel ( mi) Bellas at Coal Heritage Center ( mi) Patti's Restaurant ( mi) Mimo's Pizza Company ( mi) Sheetz; View all restaurants near The Windber Area Museum on Tripadvisor $5/5(5). The ethnic diversity of early twentieth century Windber and the struggles between miners and Berwind-White Coal Mining Company are wonderfully portrayed in Mildred Allen Beik's The Miners of Windber: The Struggles of New Immigrants for Unionization, ss (Pennsylvania State University Press, ). The book is available in a number of.


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The Miners of Windber chronicles the coming of unionization to Windber, from the s, when thousands of new immigrants flooded Pennsylvania in search miners of Windber book work, through the New Deal era of the s, when the miners' rights to organize, join the United Mine Workers of America, and bargain collectively were recognized after years of bitter /5(12).

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Get this from a library. The miners of Windber: the struggles of new immigrants for unionization, ss. [Mildred A Beik] -- "In the Berwind-White Coal Mining Company founded Windber as a company town for its miners in the bituminous coal country of Pennsylvania.

The Miners of Windber chronicles the coming of. treating them. Eventually, 3, of the 5, miners of Windber joined miners from neighboring area in striking. After the walkout on April 2nd, production in the Windber mines ceased and reportedly only men went back to work while the majorities were on strike.

Berwind-White didn’t make things easy for File Size: KB. The oral histories I did in connection with my book, The Miners of Windber: The Struggles of New Immigrants for Unionization, (Pennsylvania State Press, ), suggest that virtually all large coal-mining families had some family member who died or who was injured in a workplace accident.

The impact of the loss of a father, brother. Because of the Windber miners’ campaign, E. Berwind’s refusal to negotiate, and his scandalous conflict-of interest role on the Interborough Rapid Transit System’s board, Mayor John Hylan of New York City sent a committee of prominent city officials to investigate the living and working conditions of the Berwind-White miners.

Book is in Like New / near Mint Condition. Will include dust jacket if it originally came with one. Text will be unmarked and pages crisp. Satisfaction is guaranteed with every order. MINERS OF WINDBER: STRUGGLES OF NEW IMMIGRANTS FOR UNIONIZATION, SS.

Windber Miners’ Memorial Day Weekend in Downtown Windber on Thursday, J “Any-Truck and any ATV pm, Graham Avenue, in Historic Downtown Windber. Food Vendors, Live Music and all kinds of FUN. (Graham Avenue will be closed at 5pm for Show Vehicle Parking) PLUS!!.

A live concert and street dance with. Book Traces Fight For Union Recognition In Pennsylvania Coal Town. University Park, Pa. In the Berwind-White Coal Mining Company founded Windber as a company town for its miners in the bituminous coal country of Pennsylvania.

The Miners’ Day Festival is sponsored by the Eureka Coal Heritage Foundation with assistance from WAVE (Windber Area Visioning Experience) and the Windber Hotel staff. It is an annual event to honor the coal miners who worked and died in the mines.

The festival has grown from a small parade on main street to the current 4-day street festival. Primary Sources about the Windber Miners' Strike for Union in Attend IUP Help Students Now Duringthe miners at Windber, Pennsylvania went on strike for the right to collective bargaining, better wages, fair treatment by the mine operators, and to be free of the fear and intrigue that blanketed non-union coal towns.

The Windber Project is home to the independent film project, Berwindland, and is dedicated to recounting the story of the immigrant miners of Windber, Pennsylvania. The site is also home to two supporting projects examining the history of the Berwind-White Coal Company and the miners who worked for them.Windber is a borough in Somerset County, Pennsylvania and Cambria County, Pennsylvania, United States, eight miles (13 km) south of was at one time a place of industrial activities which included coal mining, lumbering, and the manufacture of fire brick.

Inthe community was founded by coal barons Charles and Edward Julius Berwind owners of the Berwind Corporation. 8, County: Somerset.The history of Windber's Miners' Park is one of continual improvement over time.

In Octoberthe ECHF received a proposal for a Windber Trolley from Vintage Electric Streetcar Company. The plan was for the development of a trolley line between the Miner's Park and M allowing tourists to move between the two project sites easily.