Italians in Mining - Symposium on Monongah and Darr Disaster

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Italians in Mining - Symposium on Monongah and Darr Disaster

Postby nickcio » 20 Sep 2007, 16:18

The Darkest Month Coal Mining Symposium

December 1, 2007

Heinz History Center

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

An exhibition and symposium commemorating the 100th anniversary of the Monongah and Darr coal mining disasters and chronicling the history of immigrant miners in West Virginia and Western Pennsylvania.

Schedule of Events

8:00 – 8:45

Breakfast reception

8:45 – 9:00

Welcome and Opening Remarks

Nicholas Ciotola, Heinz History Center

Joseph D’Andrea, President AMICI

9:00 – 10:00

Dr. Irwin Marcus

Indiana University of Pennsylvania

Coal Mine Safety and the American Way of Life: The Perspective of the 1900s

Dr. Elizabeth Ricketts

Indiana University of Pennsylvania

Climbing Jacob’s Ladder: The Coal Mining Disasters of 1907 in Historical Perspective

10:15 - 11:15

Dr. Joan Saverino

Historical Society of Pennsylvania

“Il Fuoco di Minonga:â€

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