Governor George Earle visiting coal workers about to lose their homes in Scranton, PA, February 21, 1938.
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Governor Earle shakes the hand of one miner as another miner stands on crutches on the porch above them. A small child stands at the bottom of the stairs.

Credit: Courtesy of the Pennsylvania State Archives

In February, 1938, Governor George Earle traveled to Scranton, where the Glenalden Coal Co. had ordered workers to vacate company-owned houses that it intended to raze. Here, Earle visits with coal workers Secunda Barlow and Charles Gibbs (on crutches), who had already received their eviction notices.

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