I just found this site...wonderful stuff!
I was born in Hazleton and have loads of family in NEPA. My grandfather (deceased) was a miner around Hazleton for 50 years. He was a remarkable man.
I teach Video Production in college here in Maine. I've been gathering footage for a documentary about Mining in NEPA and would like to interview some of the "Old Time" miners and their relatives. I know they are a dying breed. If you know of anyone who might have some personal experience into the methods and life of the Anthracite miners please e-mail me. I will be in NEPA this summer working on my movie.
Thanks so much for the help.
Here are some addresses you might want to contact you Might be able to interveiw them or visit there Mines http://www.dep.state.pa.us/dep/deputate ... urface.htm
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