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Wilkes-Barre, PA Hillman Vein Mine Accident, Mar 1890

MINE ACCIDENT: RICHARD PARRY was injured seriously by a fall of rock in the Hillman Vein colliery yesterday. It was his first day's work in the mines.

Wilkes-Barre Evening Leader, Wilkes-Barre, PA, 6 Mar 1890



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