The Resource Coal mine disasters of North Carolina, John Hairr, (ebook)

Coal mine disasters of North Carolina, John Hairr, (ebook)

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Coal mine disasters of North Carolina
Title
Coal mine disasters of North Carolina
Statement of responsibility
John Hairr
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
During the past two centuries, the central region of the Tar Heel State was populated with numerous active coal mines, many of which dealt with catastrophes such as cave-ins or gas explosions. Over fifty-three miners lost their lives in an explosion at the Carolina Mine at Coal Glen in 1925, the largest industrial disaster in state history. The Egypt Coal Mine was a key resource for Confederate forces during the Civil War despite a series of explosions that claimed scores of lives. The last efforts by the Raleigh Mining Company to continue coal mining in the state in the 1950's were marred by accidents and signaled an eventual end to the industry. Author John Hairr chronicles the history and tragedy of coal mining in North Carolina's Deep River region
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Hairr, John
Dewey number
363.11/962233409756
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Coal mine accidents
  • Coal mines and mining
  • North Carolina
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adult
Label
Coal mine disasters of North Carolina, John Hairr, (ebook)
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Publication
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online resource
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  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
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multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
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rdacontent
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781439659236
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
MWT11944464
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11944464
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MWT11944464
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Coal mine disasters of North Carolina, John Hairr, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781439659236
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
MWT11944464
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11944464
System control number
MWT11944464
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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