The Coalburg Italians

An interesting video created by Joe Tucciarone about the Italians who ended up in New York instead of South America and ended up in Ohio coal mines as strikebreakers.

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  1. My husband’s grandfather followed his brothers to the coal mines in Carbondale, PA, He died of Black Lung – only 27 years after arriving in NYC. I don’t know about his 3 brothers who also worked at those mines. It was said “scouters” grabbed Italians & others as they disembarked from the ships.


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