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Pennsylvania Coal Exhibit Planned for September 2009

The University Museum, in cooperation with IUP Special Collections and University Archives, presents “A Walk Through Time: Pennsylvania Coal Culture Featuring the Rochester & Pittsburgh Coal Company Collection.”

The exhibit will be open to the public from September 15 to December 5, 2009.

The exhibit will feature mining memorabilia, mine maps, photographs, blueprints for company towns, and other historical materials illustrating R&P Coal Company operations, miners’ work underground, and life in the region’s coal patches.The exhibition also features an overview of IUP’s IMAPS program for scanning historical mine maps to preserve them and make digital copies available for current mining operations.

For more information, see the news posting on the University Museum’s website: Pennsylvania Coal Exhibit Planned for First in 2009–2010 Season.

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