Evicted Miners, c. 1922
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Miners and others stand outside posing behind the stacks of furniture that have been thrown into the street. Mattresses, bed springs, chairs, and tables are among the items.

Credit: Courtesy of Coal and Coke Heritage Center, Penn State Fayette,

"So when they went on strike, Berwind went there and threw everything out from these families. That was a shame. You don't do things like that. These people were stranded. They were out there picking up their things. I told my husband, Well I says, yonze go pick some families up. So they [husband and others] went out too, and they brought me a family. She had a couple of kids." An anonymous Union miner's wife who owned her own home.

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