Bachelor of Arts
Renee Christine Romano
Tamika Nunley, Co-Chair
Ellen Wurtzel, Co-Chair
Coal mining, United Mine Workers of America, Pittsburgh Coal Company, Black coal miners, Whiteness, Race relations, 1920s, Agency, Resistance, Violence
This Honors Thesis in History explores U.S. race relations and racial politics through the lens of a coal mining strike that took place during the late 1920s, in the Pittsburgh area.
Kirshner, Eli Martin, "Race, Mines and Picket Lines: The 1925-1928 Western Pennsylvania Bituminous Coal Strike" (2020). Honors Papers. 698.