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PROJECT HISTORY: NEPA

 

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ONLINE

PROJECT HISTORY: NEPA WEBSITE

http://www.wilkes.edu/projecthistory

 HERITAGE HOTLINE — 570-445-4836

 INTERNET READ ONLY

READING LIST- REQUIRED – RECOMMENDED – REFERENCE

 U.S. Bureau of the Census, (1947) Historical statistics of the United States, 1789-1945:

http://www.census.gov/prod/www/abs/statab.html

Handlin, Oscar, (1969) American Immigration Collection

Arno Press, Inc.

http://books.google.com/books?id=QMyrviHHnzIC&lpg=PA455&dq=anthracite%20coal%20and%20Immigration&lr&pg=PA454 – v=onepage&q=anthracite%20coal%20and%20Im

 

Howard, Walter T., (2005), Forgotten radicals: Communists in the Pennsylvania anthracite

University Press Maryland

http://books.google.com/books?id=sEmsN5QGaVAC&lpg=PP1&dq=FORGOTTEN%20RADICALS&pg=PP1 – v=onepage&q&f=false

 GENEALOGY AIDS

LIFE STUDY TEMPLATE

Ellis Island                       http://www.ellisisland.org/

Osterhaut Library

Newspapers – Local

Sunday Independent 1913-1946 — http://www.osterhout.lib.pa.us/

 

Census Records – Heritage Quest   http://www.osterhout.lib.pa.us/

Newspapers – Newsbank               http://www.osterhout.lib.pa.us/

Access Pennsylvania                       http://www.accesspa.state.pa.us/

 

 

Organizations

Northeastern Pennsylvania Genealogical Society (NEPGS) http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~panepgs/nepo.htm

Genealogical Research Society of Northeastern Pennsylvania (GRSNP)

http://www.grsnp.org/

Genealogy Trails                      http://www.genealogytrails.com/penn/luzerne

Courthouse Gang            http://groups.yahoo.com/group/The_Courthouse_Gang/

MAP SITES:

Library Of Congress (LOC)     http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/index.html
PennPilot (aerial views)             http://www.pennpilot.psu.edu/about.html

Google maps                               http://maps.google.com/maps

 

GENWEB SITES

World Genweb                           http://www.worldgenweb.org/

US Genweb                               http://usgenweb.org/

PA   Genweb                             http://www.pagenweb.org/

Jewish Genweb                          http://www.jewishgen.org/JewishGen/GetStarted.html

 

BOOK SITES:

Gbook                                       http://books.google.com/bkshp?hl=en&tab=wp

Full view books are recommended

Internet Archive                       http://www.archive.org/

Pa’s Past                                   https://secureapps.libraries.psu.edu/digitalbookshelf/

Project Gutenberg                     http://www.gutenberg.org/wiki/Main_Page

 

MISCELLANEOUS

Digital images

Wikipedia commons       http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/   – images

LOC                               http://www.loc.gov/library/libarch-digital.html

 

DVD HANDOUT

 

READINGS – REQUIRED – RECOMMENDED – REFERENCE.

 

REQUIRED READINGS:

 

Griffen, Richard,(1904) Chronological Tables

Richard and Company London and Glascow

 

Roberts, Peter, (1904), Anthracite Coal Communities

The Macmillan Company New York

 

Grosvenor,A., (1918) The races of Europe:

The National Geographic Magazine, v. XXXIV, no. 6, December, 1918.

 

RECOMMENDED READINGS:

 

Green, Homer, (1887), The Blind Brother- A Story of the Anthracite Coal Mines

Thomas Y Crowell & Co.

 

Hourwich, Isaac A. (1912), Immigration and labor: the economic aspects of European immigration…

G.P. Putnam’s Sons, New York and London,

 

Singerly, B. (1872), Reports of the Inspectors of Mines of the anthracite coal regions …

State Printer Harrisburg Pa.

 

Husband, Joseph (1911), A Year In A Coal-Mine,

Houghton Mifflin Co. New York.

 

Dillingham, W.P., (1911) Reports of the Immigration Commission: Emigration conditions in Europe United States. Immigration Commission (1907-1910),Volume 40.

Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C.

 

Roberts, Peter, (11901) , The Anthracite Coal Industry: A Study of the Economic Conditions.. The Macmillan Company

 

Warne, Frank, J.(1904) The Slav Invasion and the Mine Workers: A Study in Immigration

J.B. Lippincott, Philadelphia and London

SUGGESTED READINGS:

 

United States Congress,(1889) Labor troubles in the anthracite regions of Pennsylvania

Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C.

 

U.S. Bureau of the Census(1975) Historical statistics of the United States, 1789-1970 Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C

 

REFERENCES:

A_history_of_epidemics_in_Britain____.pdf                             A_short_history_of_Austria_Hungary_and_P.pdf

Chronology_of_Medicine.pdf

ChronologyOfImmigrationLegislations.pdf

Colonial_Chronology.pdf

Domestic_service.pdf

EncycloplopediaOfUnitedStates_history_v8.pdf

English_life__social_and_domestic__in_th.pdf

GermanChronology.pdf

Hand_book_of_chronology_and_history.pdf

Haydn_s_dictionary_of_dates_and_universa.pdf

History_of_the_Mongols.pdf

Hungary_and_its_revolutions_from_the_ear.pdf

Immigration_and_Americanization.pdf

Immigration_statistics.pdf

ImmigrationLeglislationALL.pdf

Industry_in_England.pdf

Mining_Accidents_and_Their_Prevention.pdf

Regulation_of_immigrationA (1).pdf

Rural_and_historical_gleanings_from_east.pdf

Saloons.pdf

StatisticalAbstract-1901.pdf

Statistics_of_Coal.pdf

StoryofAmericanCoal.pdf

The_coal_regions_of_Pennsylvania.pdf

The_National_geographic_magazine.pdfVol&.pdf

The_people_s_war_book.pdf

The_Russian_plot_to_seize_Galicia__Austr.pdf

Ukraine__the_land_and_its_people.pdf

YouthHistoryofUS1866.pdf

 

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