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This image was taken the morning after Zachariah Walker's murder at the site of his lynching. Zachariah was dragged from the hospital by a lynch mob in Coatesville, PA, after being accused of killing a White security guard and former policeman, Edgar…

Black and Immig workers at Coasteville.jpg
A group of African American and immigrant workers at Midvale Steel and Ordinance Company's Plant in Coatesville, Pa. c. 1910. Pennsylvania had enormous demand for labor in steel mills, and within a decade of incorporating African American workers,…

Black Worker At Nicetown Coatesville.jpg
An African-American worker and a white worker at Midvale Steel and Ordinance Company's plant in Coatesville, PA c. 1920. Co-operation between African American and white workers was essential to Pennsylvania's prominent steel industry, because of the…

Lukens Steel Co postcard Flickr.jpg
Postcard of the Lukens Steel plant in Coatesville, PA.

Lukens Workers 1939.jpg
An image of five black Lukens Steel Mill workers taken in Coatesville, Pennsylvania during the late 1930s. Pompey Robinson was the trimmer and William Taylor, Samuel Allen, James Pearson and John Lewis were side-hands. This image depicts the clothing…
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