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Harlan: Working under the Gun

Classification: Labor
Date: December 2, 1931
Author: Dos Passos, John
Type: Article

Everybody knows that the coal industry is sick and that the men working at our most dangerous occupation (every sixth man is injured in the course of a year) are badly off, but few Americans outside of the miners themselves understand how badly off, or ho

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Notes: Originally published in The New Republic (December 2, 1931).