Degree Year

2020

Document Type

Thesis

Degree Name

Bachelor of Arts

Department

History

Advisor(s)

Renee Christine Romano

Committee Member(s)

Tamika Nunley, Co-Chair
Ellen Wurtzel, Co-Chair

Keywords

Coal mining, United Mine Workers of America, Pittsburgh Coal Company, Black coal miners, Whiteness, Race relations, 1920s, Agency, Resistance, Violence

Abstract

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.

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History Commons

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