Coal Mining in Illinois
This page is dedicated to the early immigrant coal miners and their families.
Animation of coal miner.

The Coal City Public Library District Educate and Automate Grant Project was funded by the Illinois State Library, a division of the Office of the Secretary of State.

The purpose of this website is to capture the experiences of those who lived in the former coal mining towns of Grundy and Will Counties in northern Illinois.The Coal City Public Library District is offering Internet access to this collection as a contribution to education. Some of the materials may be restricted by the U.S. Copyright law or restrictions placed on the items by the contributor. Transmission or reproduction of these items beyond fair use requires the written permission of the contributor. The nature of this collection may make copyright difficult or impossible to determine. Wherever possible, this information is included. The proper use of this information ultimately rests with the user.No fees are charged for the use of the material in this collection.

If you have further questions, please contact the
Reference Dept.

at the
Coal City Public Library District