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Catalog Number D-2005-001
Title Washington State Coal Mine Fatalities 1885 - 1960
Author Palmer Coking Coal Co.
Description Compilation of documents concerning mining mortality rates in Washington state mines, researched and compiled by the employees of Palmer Coking Coal Company in rememberance of Washington state coal miners whose lives were lost in coal mine fatalities from 1885 - 1960. Contains photocopied map of Issaquah mining area, with mine entrances marked; list of Issaquah coal mine fatalities, organized by last name of the deceased and including information on full name, age, date, mine name and location, marital status, ethnicity, and age; photocopied map of principal coal areas of Washington; photocopy of memo from the Palmer Coking Coal Co. to area historical societies, libraries, and museums concerned with the history of coal mining in Washington state; list of recipients of the database; photocopy of Washington governer's proclamation, dated 11/25/2003; CD-rom database in Microsoft Excel format; one business card for William Kombol, manager of Palmer Coking Coal Co.

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E - chronological order
F - by last name
G - by location/mine (note that Issaquah is also listed as Gilman)
Published Date 2005
Notes Documents placed in original manilla envelop sent from the Palmer Coking Coal Company, stamped received by Issaquah Historical Society on 3/16/2005.