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ERIC Number: EJ433705
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1991
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ISSN: ISSN-0886-9286
Technology's Victims: The Breaker Boys, Ellen Webster Palmer, and the BIA.
Stout, Zoe
Social Studies Journal, v20 p26-32 Spr 1991
Explores, in a reprint of the 1989 Junior Division National History Day winning paper, the history of some technological developments in Pennsylvania's coal mining industry. Examines the "breaker boys," youths who sorted coal in severe working conditions. Introduces Ellen Webster Palmer, who addressed the problem by organizing the Boys' Industrial Association (BIA). (CH)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Historical Materials; Reports - General
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Researchers
Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Pennsylvania