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Office Xmas Party: 1925
... twin growing out of his forehead. Girls on one side, boys on the other? Weird. How dare these people all die off before telling ... nice to see it's even older than I thought. Record Breaker? Look at the stats on this photo: 53,000 + reads, and still ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 12/19/2021 - 12:58pm -

Office Xmas Party: 1925

Carnival Ride From Hell: 1911
... South Pittston, Pennsylvania. "A view of the Pennsylvania Breaker. 'Breaker boys' remove rocks and other debris from the coal by hand as it passes beneath ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 06/24/2021 - 11:31pm -

Carnival Ride From Hell: 1911

Breaker Boys: 1911
January 1911. "Group of boys working in No. 9 Breaker. Pennsylvania Coal Co., Hughestown Borough, ... most certainly shortened their lives. What's a breaker boy, you ask? I didn't know, so I looked it up. Breaker boys ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 06/24/2021 - 11:20am -

Breaker Boys: 1911

Breaker Boys: 1900
Kingston, Pennsylvania, circa 1900. "Breaker boys, Woodward Coal Mines." 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit ... interviews to form a sort of composite biography of these breaker boys, who sorted coal after it came out of the mine. Worked, got ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 07/24/2012 - 7:15pm -

Breaker Boys: 1900

Breaker Boys: 1900
Kingston, Pennsylvania, circa 1900. "Breaker boys, Woodward coal mines." 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit ... this work in Pennsylvania alone in 1900. These pics of "breaker boys" always get to me, especially learning on Shorpy more of what ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 08/13/2012 - 7:20pm -

Breaker Boys: 1900

Breaker Boys: 1911
January 1911. Breaker boys in #9 Breaker, Pennsylvania Coal Company mine at Hughestown Borough near Pittston. ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 07/24/2012 - 6:59pm -

Breaker Boys: 1911

Ewen Breaker: 1911
Noon hour in the Ewen Breaker, Pennsylvania Coal Co., South Pittston. January 1911. Spooky full image. Photograph by Lewis Wickes Hine. "Breaker boys," or slate pickers, sat astride the breaker chutes, through which the ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 06/09/2018 - 3:23pm -

Ewen Breaker: 1911

Breaker Boys: 1911
January 1911. South Pittston, Pa. "Breaker boys working in Ewen Breaker of Pennsylvania Coal Co." Photograph by Lewis Wickes Hine. View full ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 09/21/2012 - 10:28pm -

Breaker Boys: 1911

No. 9 Breaker: 1911
January 1911. Boys working in the #9 breaker of the Pennsylvania Coal Co. mine at Hughestown ... let anyone ever call them... the good old days. These boys would have grown up just enough by 1917 to get sent off to France and ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 12/10/2007 - 3:10pm -

No. 9 Breaker: 1911

Great-Grandpa was a PA coal miner
... Has anyone else noticed the 3 or 4 very young men, boys really, in the picture? My great grandfathers too My ... father, Patrick McCue, born in the 1870's, worked as a breaker boy starting when he was 9. He was orphaned that year. Please ... Taylor. I think my great grandfather started working Pyne Breaker in Taylor and my aunts at the Economy Silk mill in Taylor. Coal ... 
 
Posted by gmr2048 - 02/01/2008 - 1:18pm -

Great-Grandpa was a PA coal miner

Carboniferous: 1900
Kingston, Pennsylvania, circa 1900. "Breaker boys at Woodward coal breaker." 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 08/05/2012 - 4:26pm -

Carboniferous: 1900

Working Lunch: 1900
Kingston, Pennsylvania, circa 1900. "Breaker boy, Woodward coal mines." 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit ... spragger or some other job inside the mine. [Breaker boys worked in the breaker . -Dave] Shiny things again Ah, ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 08/20/2012 - 3:19pm -

Working Lunch: 1900

Candy Factory Kids: 1913
... full size. The Chocolate Factory How many of the boys here were named Charlie? "Robbed of their childhood?" ... Like a kid in a... If I had to pick between being a breaker boy in a coal mine, and running a "chocolate machine" - I'm pretty sure ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 11/03/2009 - 5:45pm -

Candy Factory Kids: 1913

Slice of Life: 1912
... photos with my 3rd grade students (Lowell Mill girls, breaker boys, doffers etc.), I can't tell you how over-whelmed I was to see that my ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 09/08/2011 - 6:32pm -

Slice of Life: 1912

Company Men: 1911
January 1911. Pittston, Pennsylvania. "Four Breaker Boys working in #9 Breaker, Hughestown Borough, Pennsylvania Coal Company. Boy ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 07/19/2017 - 3:49pm -

Company Men: 1911
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