The Resource Pennsylvania's Coal and Iron Police, Spencer J. Sadler, (electronic resource)

Pennsylvania's Coal and Iron Police, Spencer J. Sadler, (electronic resource)

Label
Pennsylvania's Coal and Iron Police
Title
Pennsylvania's Coal and Iron Police
Statement of responsibility
Spencer J. Sadler
Title variation
Coal and Iron Police
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Pennsylvania's Coal and Iron Police ruled small patch towns and industrial cities for their coal and iron company bosses from 1865 to 1931. Armed with a gun and badge and backed by state legislation, the members of the private police force were granted power in a practically unspecified jurisdiction. Set in Pennsylvania's anthracite and bituminous regions, including Luzerne, Schuylkill, Westmoreland, Beaver, Somerset, and Indiana Counties, at a time when labor disputes were deadly, the officers are the story behind American labor history's high-profile events and attention-grabbing headlines. Paid to protect company property, their duties varied but unfortunately often resulted in strikebreaking, intimidation, and violence
Cataloging source
Midwest
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Sadler, Spencer J
Dewey number
353.9/7
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
hoopla digital
Series statement
Images of America
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Coal trade
  • Iron industry and trade
  • Labor disputes
  • Police, Private
  • Strikes and lockouts
  • Strikes and lockouts
  • Electronic books
Target audience
adult
Label
Pennsylvania's Coal and Iron Police, Spencer J. Sadler, (electronic resource)
Link
Instantiates
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
9781439637340
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
11455202
Publisher number
MWT11455202
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Pennsylvania's Coal and Iron Police, Spencer J. Sadler, (electronic resource)
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
9781439637340
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
11455202
Publisher number
MWT11455202
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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