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In Coal Country_Resources

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Resources for In Coal Country

Link to Primary Source Resources
The American Coal Foundation The American Coal Foundation (ACF) was created in 1981 as a 501(c)(3) organization to develop, produce and disseminate, via the web, coal-related educational materials and programs designed for teachers and students.
The National Archives Experience

Find primary source images with information about the image,

as well as the ability to create movies or posters with images.

Minnesota Historical Society Find photos, art, posters, and other historical documents relating to coal mining in Minnesota.
The Library of Congress Teacher-created, classroom-tested lesson plans using primary sources from the Library of Congress.


A documentary written about a young child's grandfather who lived and worked in coal country. This video has great pictures and real stories about living in coal country. It also explains in detail how a mine is run and what the different workers do. Several of the vocabulary words for In Coal Country are used in this video.


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