Throwback Thursday: Robert McIntosh, “The Boys in the Nova Scotian Coal Mines: 1873-1923”

This year marks the 25th anniversary of the Westray Mine disaster, which killed 26 coal miners on 9 May 1992. In remembrance, our Throwback Thursday piece examines the working world of the children who toiled in Nova Scotia’s coal mines around the turn of the twentieth century.

Robert McIntosh, “The Boys in the Nova Scotian Coal Mines: 1873-1923”

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Corey Slumkoski is an associate professor of history at Mount Saint Vincent University.
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