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CHAPTER I.--Introduction:

Households studied...

Members of households for whom detailed information was secured.

Employees for whom information was secured.....

CHAPTER II.-Racial displacements:

History of immigration to the bituminous coal mines of the South...

Period of residence in the United States of foreign-born employees and

members of their households.

Racial classification of employees at the present time

History of immigration to the coal mines of Alabama.

Present racial classification of mine employees in Alabama

Period of residence in the United States of foreign-born employees in

Alabama coal mines.....

History of immigration to the coal fields of West Virginia..

Racial composition of mine-operating forces at the present time in West

Virginia.

Period of residence in the United States of foreign-born employees in the

West Virginia coal fields...

History of immigration to the coal fields of Virginia...

CHAPTER III.-Economic status:

Industrial condition abroad of members of immigrant households studied.

Principal occupation of immigrant employees before coming to the United

States...

General occupation of women at the present time in the households studied.

General occupation of males at the present time in the households studied.

Occupations entered in the bituminous coal-mining industry....

Daily earnings in the South..

Daily earnings in West Virginia...

Monthly earnings in representative coal mines in southern West Virginia.

Relation between period of residence and earning ability..

Annual earnings of male heads of families studied...

Annual carnings of males 18 years of age or over in the households studied.

Annual family income...

Wives at work..

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CHAPTER III.-Economic status—Continued.

Annual earnings of females 18 years of age or over in the households

studied

Relation between the earnings of husbands and the practice of wives of

keeping boarders or lodgers

Sources of family income..

Relative importance of the different sources of family income.

CHAPTER IV.-Working conditions:

Regularity of employment...

The immigrant and organized labor.

Working conditions in Alabama mines.

Working conditions in West Virginia coal fields.

Working conditions in Virginia coal fields...

CHAPTER V.—The demand for immigrant labor and the effects of its employ-

ment:

Reasons for employment of immigrants in Alabama coal mines.

Methods used to secure immigrant labor for Alabama mines.

Reasons for employment of immigrants in West Virginia..

Methods used to secure immigrant labor in West Virginia.

Reasons for employment of immigrants in Virginia coal fields.

Effect of employment of immigrants in Virginia and West Virginia coal

fields..

CHAPTER VI.-Industrial progress and efficiency of immigrant employees in

West Virginia:

General industrial progress.

Opinions of employers according to specified standards as to the progress

of immigrant mine workers..

Preferences of coal operators for different races of immigrant employees...

CHAPTER VII.-Housing and living conditions:

General housing conditions.

Systems of domestic economy.

Rent in its relation to standard of living.

Boarders and lodgers...

Size of apartments occupied.

Size of households studied.

Congestion..

CHAPTER VIII.–Salient characteristics:

Literacy...

Conjugal condition

Visits abroad..

Age classification of employees and members of their households.

CHAPTER IX.-General progress and assimilation:

Ownership of homes..

Status of children in the households studied

Citizenship in the South.

Citizenship in West Virginia.

Ability to speak English..

General tables...

General explanation of tables.

General survey..

Pennsylvania

Middle West

Southwest

South..

List of text tables.

List of general tables.

List of charts....

List of maps and diagrams.

PART IV.—THE BITUMINOUS COAL MINING INDUSTRY

IN THE SOUTHWEST.

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