Page 2 of 1902 Letter 

As indicated in the letter, some men found housing as boarders in the homes of immigrant mining families. The US Census for 1910 and for 1920 indicates the large number of boarders in Young Township, Indiana County. They were either single or married men who initially came to America without their families. Certain passages have been highlighted for easier reading. Read Page 3 to find out why the Coal Company did not want to hire any English speaking miners.










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