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Black Diamonds: Life and work in Iowa's Coal Mining Communities 1895-1925

Schwieder follows the stories and testimonies of coal miners in the small mining communities of Iowa during the turn of the century. The book also contains the history of coal in Iowa and it's uses. For any use other than instructional resources, please check with the organization that owns this item regarding copyright restrictions.
Iowa History Eras
Early & Late Date
1978 to 1988
Resources & Additional Info
This book connects with the following standard: Standard SS.2.24 Natural Resources: A lesson could be created on coal mining in Iowa, and its significance to Iowa's economy and people.