Pennsylvania Historic photos, documents, and people

January, 1911

"First Aid to the Injured" man equipped with Draeger Oxygen Helmet. Avondale Shaft, D.L.W. Colliery. The need for and the presence of these rescue outfits is a strong argument against the employment of

January, 1911

Group of boys working in #9 Breaker, Pennsylvania Coal Co., Hughestown Borough, Pittston, Pa. In this group were Sam Belloma, Pine Street, Angelo Ross, 142 Panama Street, and others (reported previousl

January, 1911

Group of boys working in #9 Breaker Pennsylvania Coal Co, Hughestown Borough, Pittstown, Pa. In this group were Sam Belloma, Pine Street, Angelo Ross, 142 Panama Street, and others (reported previously

June, 1910

These boys were tossing and pitching pennies, on Sunday, June 12, 1910 at 3 P.M. Edward F. Brown, Investigator. Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania / Photo

May, 1943

Pitcairn, Pennsylvania. Mrs. Lois Micheltree, thirty-six, employed as a laborer at the Pennsylvania Railroad lumber yard, earning fifty-five cents per hour. She helps to load and unload lumber from car

May, 1943

Pitcairn, Pennsylvania. Mrs. Julia Sabo, thirty-five, mother of three children, employed as a machinist's helper in the Pennsylvania Railroad yards, earning seventy-two cents per hour. She is splicing

May, 1943

Pitcairn, Pennsylvania. Mrs. Mary Ankrom, twenty-eight, mother of six children, employed at the Pennsylvania Railroad engine house as a locomotive preparer, earning fifty-eight cents per hour. Her fath

May, 1943

Pitcairn, Pennsylvania. Twins Amy and Mary Rose Lindich, twenty-one, employed at the Pennsylvania Railroad as car repairmen helpers, earning seventy-two cents per hour. They reside in Jeanette, Pennsyl

May, 1943

Pitcairn, Pennsylvania. Miss Helen Gusmerotti, twenty-nine, employed at the Pennsylvania Railroad as a car repairmen's helper, earning seventy-two cents per hour. Miss Gusmerotti is burning holes in th