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Friday, July 10, 2020 | History

12 edition of Breaker Boys found in the catalog.

Breaker Boys

The NFL"s Greatest Team and the Stolen 1925 Championship

by David Fleming

  • 88 Want to read
  • 38 Currently reading

Published by ESPN .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Football,
  • Sports & Recreation,
  • Sports,
  • Football - Professional,
  • History,
  • Sports & Recreation / Football,
  • Football - General,
  • Pottsville Maroons (Football team),
  • United States

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages320
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL12336120M
    ISBN 101933060352
    ISBN 109781933060354
    OCLC/WorldCa153301182

    In striving to enrich the lives of all readers, TeachingBooks supports the First Amendment and celebrates the right to read. Kingston, Pennsylvania, circa "Breaker boys, Woodward Coal Mines." 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company.

    Breaker Boys: How A Photograph Helped End Child Labor. In what book did young boys get black lung disease? Breaker Boys: How A Photograph Helped End Child Labor. In what book did boys have to sit on wooden planks and sort coal? Breaker Boys: How A Photograph Helped End Child Labor. In what book do multiple boys die in mining accidents? MLA Format. The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Photography Collection, The New York Public Library. "Breaker boys at work, January " The New York Public Library Digital Collections

    The truth is, I was spoiled by my experience with 'Breaker Boys.' It was a once-in-a-lifetime story and a once-in-a-lifetime experience with Pottsville," he said. 1 photographic print. Photo, Print, Drawing Group of Breaker Boys in #9 Breaker, Hughestown Borough, Pennsylvania Coal Co. Smallest boy is Angelo Ross (see photos and labels # & #). Location: Pittston, Pennsylvania.


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Breaker Boys by David Fleming Download PDF EPUB FB2

Inthe Pottsville Maroons, a football team from the heart of Pennsylvania coal country, joined the fledgling National Football League. Built by an eccentric owner, molded by a visionary coach and loaded with hardscrabble miners, college All Americans and the sky's the limit ethos of the Roaring Twentys, the Maroons did the unthinkable and dominated the NFL in their rookie /5(38).

The book The Breaker Boys is about a student who is expelled from school so he goes home. He gets a bike and on his ride he meets a boy who he becomes friends with and with the breaker boys.

My favorite characters are Nate and Johnny. Who are the main characters of the book. I would recommend this book because it is an amazing life story about /5. A breaker boy was a young coal mining worker whose job was to detach impurities from coal.

They would separate slate, rocks, and other debris from coal by hand. These boys were usually between the ages of 8 to 12, but sometimes were as young as 5 or 6.

InPennsylvania State law required a coal breaker to be at least 12 years old. The book clearly gives readers two lives that we can compare and contrast. The difference between the rich and the poor gives the readers a flavor of two worlds, the privileged and the American dream, compared to a Breaker Boys book to gain equality.

The Breaker Boys is a book that is easy to read/5. Specifically, the book focuses on the young boys working in the Pennsylvania coal mines (breaker boys). To this day, Hines' photos are still featured in numerous museums and magazines.

A I would actually give this book stars/5. Most breaker boys were between the age of 8 and 12 years old. They would sit on wooden seats separating coal with their bare hands for hours at a time.

A typical work week for Breaker Boys book breaker boy was 6 days a week and 10 hours a day. Being a breaker boy was a tough and dangerous job.

The sharp stones in the coal would cut up their fingers. The girls are better educated than the boys. Boys at work in a coal breaker.

In the breakers of the anthracite coal industry there are nea persons employed as slate pickers. The majority of these are boys from the ages of 10 to 14 years.

In an investigation conducted in an area where 4, persons wholly dependent on the mines lived. Nate Tanner gets booted out of boarding school and comes home to Pennsylvania, where his wealthy father is a coal mine operator.

When Nate makes friends with Johnny, a breaker boy, and discovers a plot against his father’s company, Nate’s loyalties are tested. Though readers learn a fair amount of history, this is really a story about truth and the. Many of these breaker boys worked 10 hours a day, six days a week all for as little as 45 cents a day.

Child labor was common in the United States in the 19th century. It took the compelling, heart breaking photographs of Lewis Hine and others to bring the harsh working conditions to light. Hine and his fellow Progressives wanted to end child Reviews: 1. Little boys, some as young as 6, spent their long days, not playing or studying, but sorting coal in dusty, loud, and dangerous conditions.

Many of these breaker boys worked 10 hours a day, six days a week all for as little as 45 cents a day. Child labor was common in the United States in the 19th : Capstone Press.

"The Breaker Boys" and "Seeing the Elephant" were National Council on Social Studies/Children's Book Council Notable Books. "Guerrilla Season" and "Seeing the Elephant" were Bank Street Best Books. "Guerrilla Season" was also a Junior Library Guild Selection/5(7).

Breaker Boys Final Finn Gorman. Loading Unsubscribe from Finn Gorman. Tales of the Towpath is a children's book and educational curriculum about a man's return to his childhood, a journey. Breaker Boys’ straightforward text focuses on a photograph by Lewis Hine of a group of boys who sorted coal at a Pennsylvania mine for 10 hours a day.

The four chapters discuss coal mining, children in the mines, Hine and his work, and the slow changes in child labor laws. Joan Hiatt Harlow is the author of several popular historical novels including Secret of the Night Ponies, Shadows on the Sea, Midnight Rider, Star in the Storm, Joshua’s Song, Thunder from the Sea, and Breaker Harlow lives in Venice, Florida.

For more information, visit her at Edition: Reprint. His next book, "Breaker Boys: The NFL's Greatest Team and the Stolen Championship," will be published Oct. 9 by ESPN Books and has been optioned as a movie.

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Breaker Boys AnthraciteAdmin T Construction plans are in full-swing for converting the lower-level into Breaker Boys Cigar Club & Lounge, an up-scale bar and restaurant.

Breaker Boys will feature a walk-in humidor. InNate Tanner, the son of a wealthy coal mine owner, goes against his father's wishes by befriending some of the breaker boys who work in the mines. Later, he becomes entangled in a conflict between the miners and the law. Little boys, some as young as 6, spent their long days, not playing or studying, but sorting coal in dusty, loud, and dangerous conditions.

Many of these breaker boys worked 10 hours a day, six days a week all for as little as 45 cents a day. Child labor was. The Breaker Boys. by Pat Hughes. Novel. pages. Grades Find this book: Amazon Teacher's Guide. Twelve-year-old Nathan Tanner has been kicked out of yet another boarding school to return home to Hazelton, PA.

A well-researched but heavy-handed first novel about the violent unionization of a Pennsylvania coal mine at the turn of the century.

Bored with schooling, year-old Euan Morgan rejoices when his dada, Hugh, a miner, orders him to quit classes and work as a breaker boy (separating worthless stone and slate from coal) at the town mine that also employs&#;in near serf .The book "Breaker Boys" retells the story of the Pottsville team, and the folks who backed it, in almost minute detail.

It recounts the chicanery the NFL president and the owner of the Frankford Yellow Jackets used to deprive Pottsville of its hard-won championship.5/5(5). “The breaker boy of the anthracite coal regions is in a class by himself,” wrote a reporter for The Times of Philadelphia on J in a story entitled, “Boy Life in the Coal Mines.” “In no other part of the world are there found boys at work at so tender an age, earning so much or laboring so hard as they do in the great, black, dust-clouded breakers.”.