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About the Authors

Thomas Dublin is Professor of History at the State University of New York at Binghamton and the author of When the Mines Closed: Stories of Struggles in Hard Times, an oral history of industrial decline in the anthracite region of Pennsylvania. He is currently a residential fellow at the Institute for the Advanced Study of Religion at Yale where he is completing a book-length study of deindustrialization in the anthracite region of Pennsylvania since 1920.  [email protected]

Melissa Doak is Associate Director of the Center for the Historical Study of Women and Gender at the State University of New York at Binghamton. Her 1999 doctoral dissertation explored women's sexual deviance and institutional psychiatry in New York City between 1890 and 1920.  [email protected]

Credits and Acknowledgements

Permission to reprint copyrighted text or photographs is gratefully acknowledged. Our thanks to:

Anthracite Heritage Museum, Scranton, Penn.
Bill Bamberger
Cornell University Press
Earl Dotter
George Harvan
Library of Congress

For skilled technical assistance and programming, our thanks to:

Binghamton University, State University of New York   Carol Bell
  Tom Blake
  Jeff Donahue
  John Hagan
  Stan Kauffman

The Journal for MultiMedia History
  Jane Ladouceur
  Marianne Rahn-Erickson

Our thanks also to the journal's anonymous readers and to Gerald Zahavi and Susan McCormick for outstanding editorial support throughout the conception and execution of this complex project.


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