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Coal Culture Projects

6 Mile Run

This website was created to identify images and resources that document the lives of western Pennsylvania coal miners and their families from the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Special thanks goes to Eileen Mountjoy for her thorough essays on Pennsylvania Coal Culture, processing MG 94: The Rochester & Pittsburgh Coal Company Media Collection, and her book Rochester & Pittsburgh Coal Company: the first one hundred years.




Search Manuscript Collections housed in the Special Collections and University Archives at Indiana University of Pennsylvania. The following manuscript collections document coal mining history in western Pennsylvania.

  • Special Collections and University Archives
  • Stapleton Library, Room 302
    431 South Eleventh Street
    Indiana, PA 15705
  • Phone: 724-357-3039
  • Fax: 724-357-4891
  • Office Hours
  • Monday - Friday: 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
  • Saturday: Closed
  • Sunday: Closed