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Tazewell County, Illinois
Featuring Coal Mining
 
      Tazewell County is a county located in the central part of the state of Illinois.       40.51° N, 89.51° W
 
      The population was 128,485 in 2000 and 135,394 in 2010.
 
      The county seat of Tazewell County, Illinois is Pekin.
 
      There are nineteen townships in Tazewell County :
Boynton, Cincinnati, Deer Creek, Delavan, Dillon, Elm Grove, Fondulac, Groveland, Hittle, Hopedale, Little Mackinaw, Mackinaw, Malone, Morton, Pekin, Sand Prairie, Spring Lake, Tremont, Washington
 
      Some of the Cities, Towns, Villages and communities are :
Armington, Creve Coeur, Deer Creek, Delavan, East Peoria, Goodfield, Green Valley, Groveland, Hopedale, Mackinaw, Marquette Heights, Minier, Morton, North Pekin, Pekin, South Pekin, Tremont, Washington

Tazewell County, Illinois
Coal Mines

A few selected Coal Mines relating to listed fatalities, etc.

Backing Brothers Coal Mine
The legal description lists this as :    Tazewell County
This is an underground shaft mine at a depth of 90 feet with an average coal seam of 4 feet in thickness.
Mine Name Operated By Years
Backing Brothers Coal Mine   Backing Brothers   1899 - 1903
[ Source - No. 1, Index Unknown Locations ]
 
Joseph Morro died in this mine on March 9, 1900

Crescent Coal Mine
The legal description lists this as :    Tazewell County - Township 25 North, Range 4 West, Section 18, NE NE NE
This is an underground shaft mine at a depth of 165 feet with an average coal seam of 4.33 feet in thickness.
Mine Name Operated By Years
Groveland Coal Mine No. 2   Groveland Coal Mining Company   1918 - 1925
Crescent Coal Mine No. 2   Crescent Coal Company   1925 - 1930
[ Source - No. 1, Index 108 ]
Last production was reported in August 1930.
 
Robert Becanon died in this mine on October 2, 1922.
Jack Referett died in this mine on December 10, 1923.
Frank Tonelli died in this mine on January 2, 1923.

Eastern Coal Mine
The legal description lists this as :    Tazewell County
This is an underground shaft mine at a depth of 70 to 90 feet with an average coal seam of 4 to 4 feet in thickness.
Mine Name Operated By Years
Eastern Coal Mine   Eastern Coal Company   1903 - 1916
[ Source - No. 1, Index Unknown Locations ]
 
Clinton McDaniels died in this mine on October 28, 1912.

Giebelhausen Coal Mine
The legal description lists this as :    Tazewell County - Township 25 North, Range 4 West, Section 5, SW NE
This is an underground shaft mine at a depth of 90 to 100 feet deep with an average coal seam of 4 to 4 feet in thickness.
Mine Name Operated By Years
Giebelhausen Coal Mine   Gustav Giebelhausen   1895 - 1918
[ Source - No. 1, Index 7259 ]
Last production was reported in 1918.
 
Adolph Giebelhausen, brother of the owner, died in this mine on June 3, 1906.
Barton Parkan died in this mine on April 17, 1914.

Groveland Coal Mine
The legal description lists this as :    Tazewell County - Township 25 North, Range 4 West, Section 7, NW SW NW
This is an underground shaft mine at a depth of 85 to 96 feet and an average coal seam of 4.67 feet in thickness.
Mine Name Operated By Years
Hilliard Coal Mine No. 1   Phoenix Coal Company   1900 - 1902
Hilliard Coal Mine No. 1   Edward Little   1902 - 1903
Phoenix Coal Mine   Phoenix Coal Company   1903 - 1909
Phoenix Coal Mine No. 1   C. J. Off
Phoenix Coal Company
  1909 - 1912
Groveland Coal Mine No. 1   Groveland Coal Mining Company   1912 - 1921
[ Source - No. 1, Index 810 ]
Last production was reported in April 1921.
 
Bert Warmoth died in this mine on March 11, 1915.
John Wilson died in this mine on November 14, 1904

Lake Erie Coal Mine
The legal description lists this as :    Tazewell County - Township 25 North, Range 4 West, Section 6, NW NE
This is an underground slope mine at a depth of 265 feet with an average coal seam of 4.33 feet in thickness.
Mine Name Operated By Years
Progressive Coal Mine   Progressive Coal Company   1899 - 1902
Lake Erie Coal Mine   Lake Erie Coal & Mining Company   1902 - 1905
Carters Coal Mine   Carters Coal & Mining Company   1905 - 1906
Carters Coal Mine   Lake Erie Coal & Mining Company   1906 - 1908
Lake Erie Coal Mine   A. B. Cumming   1908 - 1909
Lake Erie Coal Mine   Cumming Brothers & Company   1909 - 1910
Lake Erie Coal Mine   Lake Erie Coal & Mining Company   1910 - 1917
Maplewood Coal Mine No. 1   Maplewood Sales Company   1917 - 1919
Lake Erie Coal Mine   Lake Erie Mining Company   1919 - 1939
[ Source - No. 1, Index 3637 ]
Last production was reported in February 1939.
 
Vincent Arriotto died in this mine on September 21, 1937.
Charles H. Butterfield died in this mine on July 17, 1934.
Frank Giebelhausen died in this mine on June 11, 1918.
Frank Kinnamon died in this mine on April 22, 1918

Lakeside Coal Mine
The legal description lists this as :    Tazewell County - Township 25 North, Range 5 West, Section 24, NW NE SE
This is an underground shaft mine at a depth of 67 to 75 feet with an average coal seam of 4.67 feet in thickness.
Mine Name Operated By Years
Lakeside Coal Mine   Lakeside Coal Company   1933 - 1956
[ Source - No. 1, Index 667 ]
Last production was reported in September 1956.
 
Andrew J. Yuskanovich died in this mine on September 5, 1939.

Liberty Coal Mine
The legal description lists this as :    Tazewell County - Township 25 North, Range 4 West, Section 4
This is an underground slope mine.
Mine Name Operated By Years
Liberty Coal Mine   Liberty Coal Company   1918 - 1928
Liberty Coal Mine   Coal Creek Company   1929 - 1936
[ Source - No. 1, Index 3635 ]
 
Arthur Garey died in this mine on March 11, 1935.
Dewey Pye died in this mine on December 15, 1931.

Manhattan Coal Mine
The legal description lists this as :    Tazewell County - Township 25 North, Range 4 West, Section 5, SW NE NE
This is an underground slope mine at a depth of 50 to 60 feet and an average coal seam of 4 to 4 feet in thickness.
Mine Name Operated By Years
Manhattan Coal Mine   Manhattan Fuel Comapny   1900 - 1907
Manhattan Coal Mine   Marteness & Fisher   1907 - 1909
Manhattan Coal Mine   Marion Marteness   1909 - 1914
Manhattan Coal Mine   Manhattan Coal Comapny   1914 - 1921
Manhattan Coal Mine   Rainy & Thompson   1921- 1922
Manhattan Coal Mine   Manhattan Coal & Mining Company   1922 - 1939
[ Source - No. 1, Index 3636 ]
Last production was reported in 1939.
 
Henry Lowe died in this mine on September 8, 1923.
Walter Robinson Short died in this mine on April 15, 1935.

Maplewood No. 1 Coal Mine
George Korocovich died in Maplewood Colliery Company's No. 1 mine on February 7, 1923.

Marteness Coal Mine
The legal description lists this as :    Tazewell County - Township 25 North, Range 4 West, Section 4, NW SE SW
This is an underground shaft mine.
Mine Name Operated By Years
Urbandale Coal Mine   Urbandale Coal Company   1916 - 1918
East Peoria Coal Mine   East Peoria Mining Company   1918 - 1922
Marteness Coal Mine   Marion Marteness   1922 - 1927
East Peoria Coal Mine   East Peoria Coal Mining Company
Henderson & Kerrick
  1928 - 1932
Marteness Coal Mine   Marion Marteness   1933 - 1934
Marteness Coal Mine   Marteness Fuel Company   1935
[ Source - No. 1, Index 3634 ]
Last production was reported in 1935.
 
Gaines Henderson, of Henderson & Kerrick, operators of the East Peoria Coal Co., died in this mine on August 17, 1932.
William Newmiller died in this mine on December 11, 1917.

Pekin Coal Mine
The legal description lists this as :    Tazewell County - Township 25 North, Range 5 West, Section 36, NE SE SW
This is an underground shaft mine at a depth of 100 feet with an average coal seam of 4 to 4. 83 feet in thickness.
Mine Name Operated By Years
Grant Coal Mine   Grant Brothers   1913
Grant Coal Mine   William Grant & Sons   1913 - 1914
Grant Coal Mine   David Grant   1914 - 1925
Grant Coal Mine   Grant Brothers   1925
Grant Coal Mine   David Grant Coal Company   1926 - 1936
Pekin Coal Mine   Pekin Mining Company   1936 - 1937
Schaefer Coal Mine   Fred Schaefer, Jr.   1938
Pekin Coal Mine   Pekin Coal Mining Company   1939 - 1953
[ Source - No. 1, Index 3640 ]
Last production was reported in 1953.
 
John Beetler died in this mine on May 15, 1945.
Henry Deusch died in this mine on August 28, 1941.
Frank Wrhel died in this mine in 1925

Schuster Coal Mine
The legal description lists this as :    Tazewell County
This is an underground slope mine at a depth of 85 feet with an average coal seam of 4 to 4 feet in thickness.
Mine Name Operated By Years
East Peoria Coal Mine   East Peoria Coal Company   1895 - 1903
Erie Starr Coal Mine   Erie Starr Coal Company   1903 - 1906
Schuster Coal Mine   J. E. Schuster & Brother   1906 - 1907
[ Source - No. 1, Index Unknown Locations ]
 
T. G. Kelley died in this mine on March 22, 1904.

Standard Coal Mines
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Standard Coal Mine
The legal description lists this as :    Tazewell County
This is an underground shaft mine at a depth of 48 to 80 feet with an average coal seam of 4 to 4 feet in thickness.
Mine Name Operated By Years
Harvey & Blake Coal Mine   Harvey & Blake   1895 - 1897
Blake Coal Mine   Alfred C. Blake   1897 - 1899
Standard Coal Mine   A. G. Cummings   1899 - 1905
[ Source - No. 1, Index Unknown Locations ]
1902 Annual Coal Report 3 -- New Mines
      A. G. Cumming, East Peoria, Tazewell county, has improved the inside workings of his mine by retimbering the bottom of the shaft, grading the roadways, retimbering the main entry and cutting off the old works with a new cross-entry.
 
Lewis Potter died in this mine on October 4, 1901
Fritz Applehieser died in this mine on November 1, 1901
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Standard Coal Mine
The legal description lists this as :    Tazewell County
This is an underground shaft mine at a depth of 100 feet with an average coal seam of 4 feet in thickness.
Mine Name Operated By Years
Standard Coal Mine   A. B. Cummings   1905 - 1910
[ Source - No. 1, Index Unknown Locations ]

Tazewell Coal Mine
The legal description lists this as :
   Tazewell County - Township 24 North, Range 4 West, Section 6, SW SW NW
   Tazewell County - Township 24 North, Range 5 West, Section 1, SE SE SE
      One location was the hoisting shaft and the other the air shaft.
This is an underground shaft mine at a depth of 162 feet with an average coal seam of 4.6 feet in thickness.
Mine Name Operated By Years
Ubben Coal Mine   Ubben Coal Company   1900 - 1903
Tazewell Coal Mine
Big Four Coal Mine
  Tazewell Coal Company   1903 - 1924
[ Source - No. 1, Index 27 ]
Last production was reported in March 1924.
 
Benedetto Aslange died in this mine on September 17, 1906.
John Craig died in this mine on June 13, 1913.
John Cuculis died in this mine on February 17, 1906.
John Kramer died in this mine on August 18, 1913.
Andrew Litnick died in this mine on December 9, 1916.
John Madalazo died in this mine on August 17, 1914.
Harry Mills, Sr. died in this mine on July 15, 1903.
Roy Ray died in this mine on September 6, 1913.

Tazewell County, Illinois
Coal Mine
Fatalities
APPLEHIESER
November 1, 19013, Fritz Applehieser, of East Peoria, miner, 70 years of age, married, was fatally injured in the Standard Coal Co.'s mine, East Peoria, Tazewell county. He was working out a shot of coal when a fall of roof caught him from the effect of which he died the following evening.
 
ARRIOTTO
September 21, 193719, Vincent Arriotto, of Pekin, miner, aged 54 years, married, was killed by fall of slate in mine No. 1 of the Lake Erie Mining Co., leaving a wife and one child.
 
ASLANGE
September 17, 19067, Benedetto Aslange, of Pekin, miner, aged 47 years, employed in the mine of the Tazewell Coal Company, Pekin, was fatally burned by the explosion of a keg of powder; he had lighted a piece of fuse to test it; while it was burning he threw it into the powder, causing the explosion. He died about eight hours after the accident. He leaves a widow and four children.
 
BECANON
October 2, 192213, Robert Becanon, of Peoria, weighman, age 48 years, married, died from injuries recceived one week previous at the No. 2 mine of the Groveland Coal Company. Deceased was oiling and adjusting the scales and, it is presumed, slipped in some way, losing his balance and fell to the ground, striking on a rail. He leaves a widow.
 
BEETLER
September 12, 192715, George Beetler, of Pekin, motorman, age 31 years, married, was electrocuted when the jug from which he was drinking touched the trolley wire, in East Mapleton Coal Company's mine, Peoria County. He leaves a widow.
 
May 15, 194523, John Beetler, of Pekin, miner, age 53 years, died from injuries received by a rock fall on April 23, 1945 in Pekin Coal Mining Company's mine. He leaves one dependent child.
 
BUTTERFIELD
July 17, 193417, Charles H. Butterfield, of East Peoria, blacksmith, age 46 years, married, was electrocuted while repairing a fan in the Lake Erie Mining Company, No. 1 mine. He leaves a widow.
 
CRAIG
June 13, 19138, John Craig, of Pekin, driver, aged 34 years, married, was killed by pit cars in Tazewell Coal Company's No. 1 mine, Pekin, Tazewell County. He leaves a widow.
 
CUCULISH
February 17, 19066, John Cuculish, of Pekin, miner, aged 40 years, single, employed by the Tazewell Coal Co., Pekin, Tazewell county, was burned by the explosion of powder, from the effects of which he died four days after the accident. The deceased was filling a cartridge from a keg of powder, when an explosion occurred, the powder being ignited by a spark from his lamp, or from the lamp falling into the powder.
 
DEUSCH
August 28, 194121, Henry Deusch, of Pekin, loader, age 50 years, married, was killed by a rock fall from the roof of the Pekin Coal Mining Company's mine. He leaves a widow.
 
GAREY
March 11, 193518, Arthur Garey, of Creve Couer, miner, aged 42 years, widower, killed by fall of slate in mine of Coal Creek Coal Co. One dependent.
 
GIEBELHAUSEN   /   GEBELHAUSEN
June 3, 19066, Adolph Gebelhausen, of East Peoria, miner, aged 50 years, married, employed in his brother's coal mine. East Peoria, Tazewell county, was fatally injured by falling rock at 11:00 a. m. of the above date. Deceased was taking down slate on the entry and was being assisted by his son and a nephew; but at the time of the accident was alone, he Had been using a crowbar to pull down the slate and it is supposed he slipped and fell forward under the falling slate. He died about thirty minutes after being taken out of the mine. He leaves a widow and six children.
 
June 11, 191812, Frank Giebelhausen, of East Peoria, driver, age 36 years, single, was killed in Maplewood Sales Company's mine. East Peoria, Tazewell County. Deceased was standing on the tail chain with one hand on the car and the other on the mule, when the mule stumbled and he fell between the rails allowing the loaded car to run over him. He was a widower with three dependent children.
 
GOULIARD
December 5, 194422, Maurice Gouliard, of Pekin, miner, age 53 years, married, was killed when rock fell on him in Fred Schaefer, Jr.'s mine. He leaves a widow.
 
HENDERSON
August 17, 193216, Gaines Henderson, of East Peoria, miner, age 58 years, single, was killed by falling coal. Deceased was one of the operators of East Peoria Coal Company. He was a widower and leaves four dependent children.
 
HENDRICK
March 27, 192715, Lloyd E. Hendrick, of East Peoria, top boss, age 39 years, married, died from injuries received February 5, in Lake Erie Coal Company's mine. Deceased suffered a broken leg by being caught by a piece of coal sliding from the face. He was taken to a hospital and placed under the care of physicians, but a clot of blood worked its way and lodged in a valve of the heart, causing death. He leaves a widow and seven children.
 
KELLEY
March 22, 19044, T. G. Kelley, of Peoria, miner, aged 40 years, married, was killed at the East Peoria Coal Co.'s mine, located at East Peoria. Tazewell county. Kelley had prepared two shots in his room, one of which had exploded but the other hung fire; after waiting a short time, he asked another miner, Doering, to go into the room with him to light the shot; as they entered the room they observed the burning fuse. Kelley ran to seize it with the intention of pulling it out. just at that moment the shot exploded, killing Kelley and burning Doering. Deceased leaves a widow and three children.
 
KINNAMON
April 22, 191812, Frank Kinnamon, of Peoria, miner, age 55 years, married, was killed in Maplewood Sales Company's mine, East Peoria, Tazewell County. Deceased was mining out a shot when a piece of clod fell, killing him. He leaves a widow.
 
KOROCOVICH
February 7, 192313, George Korocovich, of East Peoria, miner, age 38 years, single, was killed by a fall of slate in Maplewood Colliery Company's No. 1 mine.
 
KRAMER
August 18, 19139, John Kramer, of Pekin, driver, aged 23 years, single, was killed by pit cars in the Tazewell Coal Company's mine, Pekin, Tazewell County.
 
LITNICK
December 9, 191611, Andrew Litnick, of Pekin, machine helper, age 44 years, married, employed in the Tazewell Coal Company's mine, Pekin, Tazewell County, died from the effects of injuries received the previous day by being caught in a mining machine.
 
LOWE
September 8, 192314, Henry Lowe, of Peoria, miner, age 51 years, married, was killed by a fall of roof in Manhattan Coal Company's mine. he leaves a widow.
 
MADALAZO
August 17, 191410, John Madalazo, of Hollis, miner, aged 36 years, married, was killed by a fall of slate in the Tazewell Coal Company's mine, Pekin, Tazewell County. Deceased was cleaning up his working place when he was caught by a fall of slate. He leaves a widow and two children.
 
McDANIELS
October 28, 19128, Clinton McDaniels, of East Peoria, miner, aged 21 years, single, was killed by falling rock in the Eastern Coal Company's mine No. 1, East Peoria, Tazewell County.
 
MILLS
July 15, 19034, Harry Mills, Sr., of Pekin, miner, aged 62 years, widower, was killed at the Ubben Coal Co's mine, Pekin, Tazewell county. Deceased was returning to his room to fire a second shot; at the same time Wm. Houtts fired a shot in a cross-cut. in the adjoining room, which blowed through the pillar just as Mills was opposite the shot. His neok. arms and legs were broken. He leaves two orphan children.
 
MORRITZ
December 16, 188925, August Morritz, of Wesly City, who was employed by Carter & Little, of Wesly City, as pit-boss, made a visit to Peoria on business, returning to the mine about 4 P.M. He went to the lower landing of the shaft to call to the cager below to hurry up with a few more pit-cars of coal to complete the loading of a railroad car before quitting time. The signal being given to the engineer to hoist, he set the cages in motion, the descending cage caught and rested on the head of the deceased, it being fastened between the cage and upper timbers of the cribbing of the shaft. Death was instantaneous. He was 34 years of age, married, leaving a widow and three children.
 
MORRO
March 9, 19002, Joseph Morro, of East Peoria, miner aged 35 years, single, was fatall injured by being burned with powder in Backing Bros. mine, East Peoria, Tazewell county. Deceased went out to the mouth of his room at the entry, to make a shot of powder (he kept his powder in a box made for this purpose, while filling his cartridge from a keg containing about 12 pounds of powder), a spark from his lamp fell, causing instant explosion, burning him severely; he was taken to the hospital in Peoria, where, from the effects of his injuries, he died in fifteen days. His relatives all reside in Italy.
 
NEWMILLER
December 11, 191712, William Newmiller, of East Peoria, miner, age 42 years, was killed by falling roof in Urbandale Coal Company's mine, East Peoria, Tazewell County.
 
OZELLA
July 24, 193920, John Dominick Ozella, of Pekin, miner, aged 39 years, married, killed by fall of slate in mine No. 6 of the Crescent Mining Co., Peoria County, leaving widow and two children.
 
PARKAN
April 17, 19149, Barton Parkan, of East Peoria, miner, aged 52 years, married, was killed by falling slate in the Giebelhausen Coal Company's mine, East Peoria, Tazewell County. He leaves a widow and six children.
 
POTTER
October 4, 19013, Lewis Potter, of East Peoria, miner, age 48 years, married, was fatally injured by a fall of slate at the face of his room in the Standard Coal Co.'s mine, East Peoria, Tazewell county, from the effects of which he died four days afterward at the hospital in Peoria. He leaves a widow and one child.
 
PYE
December 15, 193115, Dewey Pye, of East Peoria, miner, age 31 years, single, was electrocuted in Coal Creek Coal Company's mine.
 
RAY
September 6, 19139, Roy Ray, of Pekin, driver, aged 20 years, single, employed In the Tazewell Coal Company's mine, Pekin, Tazewell County, was killed by pit cars.
 
REFERETT
December 10, 192314, Jack Referett, of East Peoria, machine man, age 25 years, married, was run over and killed by pit cars in Groveland Coal Company's mine No. 2. He leaves a widow and one child.
 
SHORT
April 15, 193518, Walter Robinson Short, of Peoria, machine runner, aged 50 years, married, killed by fall of slate in Manhattan Coal Co. mine, leaving wife and three children.
 
TONELLI
January 2, 192313, Frank Tonelli, of Peoria, timberman, age 52 years, married, was killed by a fall of rock in the Groveland Coal Company's mine No. 2. Deceased and another man were cleaning a fall and had about completed the work when the rock weighing two or three tons fell on him. He leaves a widow.
 
WARMOTH
March 11, 191510, Bert Warmoth, of Wesley, driver, age 38 years, married, was electrocuted in Groveland Colliery Company's mine, Wesley, Tazewell County. Deceased was in a car going to the bottom at quitting time; the driver in front had stopped, and, to prevent the car from running onto his mule, Warmoth put his hand against a cross-bar, when, from some unknown cause, his hand slipped off and he fell against the electric wire. Death was instantaneous. He leaves a widow and two children.
 
WILLIAMS
November 9, 193216, William Bland Williams, of Pekin, miner, age 36 years, married, was killed in Crescent Mining Company's No. 6 mine, Peoria County, by a pit-car. He leaves a widow and one child.
 
WILSON
November 14, 19045, John Wilson, of Wesley City, shot firer, aged 55 years, single, was asphyxiated by powder smoke while firing shots for the miners working in the Phoenix Coal Co. s mine, Wesley City, Tazewell county.
 
WRHEL
  1925 newspaper clipping 24
unknown publication
Funerals
      Memorial services for Frank Wrhel, victim of an accident at the Grant Coal Mine early Saturday morning, were held this morning from the St. Joseph Catholic church. Rev Healy officiated at the services and interment was in Lakeside cemetery. A large crowd attended the services. The pallbearers were Daniel Strauss, John Zorrell, Casper Strutz, Joseph Schott, Henry Meinck, and Florian Rock.
 
Lakeside Cemetery aka Oakgrove Cemetery
Pekin, Tazewell County, Illinois
Frank Wrhel tombstone photo

 
YUSKANOVICH
September 5, 193920, Andrew J. Yuskanovich, of Pekin, machine runner and operator, aged 51 years, married, killed by fall of rock in Mine No. 1 of the Lakeside Coal Co., leaving a widow.
 

Sources :
 
1 Coal Mines in Illinois, Tazewell County
                Illinois State Geological Survey, 615 East Peabody Drive, Champaign, IL. 61820

2 Nineteenth Annual Coal Report of the Illinois Bureau of Labor Statistics, 1900,
                also the Second Annual Report of the Illinois Free Employment Offices, for the Year Ended
                October 1, 1900, David Ross, Secretary; Springfield,
                Springfield, ILL.; Phillips Bros., State Printers, 1901

3 Twenty-first Annual Coal Report of the Illinois Bureau of Labor Statistics, 1902,
                also the Fourth Annual Report of the Illinois Free Employment Offices, for the Year Ended
                October 1, 1902, David Ross, Secretary; Springfield,
                Springfield, ILL.; Phillips Bros., State Printers, 1903

4 Twenty-third Annual Coal Report of the Illinois Bureau of Labor Statistics, 1904,
                also the Sixth Annual Report of the Illinois Free Employment Offices, for the Year Ended
                October 1, 1904, David Ross, Secretary; Springfield,
                Springfield, Illinois State Journal, State Printers, 1905

5 Twenty-Fourth Annual Coal Report of the Illinois Bureau of Labor Statistics, 1905,
                also the Seventh Annual Report of the Illinois Free Employment Offices, for the Year Ended
                September 30, 1905, David Ross, Secretary; Springfield,
                Springfield, Illinois State Journal, State Printers, 1906

6 Twenty-Fifth Annual Coal Report of the Illinois Bureau of Labor Statistics, 1906,
                also the Eighth Annual Report of the Illinois Free Employment Offices, for the Year Ended
                September 30, 1906, David Ross, Secretary; Springfield,
                Springfield, ILL.; Phillips Bros., State Printers, 1907

7 Twenty-Sixth Annual Coal Report of the Illinois Bureau of Labor Statistics, 1907,
                also the Ninth Annual Report of the Illinois Free Employment Offices, for the Year Ended
                September 30, 1907, David Ross, Secretary; Springfield,
                Springfield, ILL.; Phillips Bros., State Printers, 1908

8 Thirty-Second Annual Coal Report of Illinois, 1913
                State Mining Board -- Springfield, Illinois; Illinois State Journal Co.. State Printers, 1914

9 Thirty-Third Annual Coal Report of Illinois, 1914
                State Mining Board -- Springfield, Illinois; Illinois State Journal Co.. State Printers, 1914

10 Thirty-Fourth Annual Coal Report of Illinois, 1915
                State Mining Board -- Springfield, ILL, Illinois State Journal Co., State Printers, 1915

11 Twenty-Sixth Annual Coal Report of Illinois, 1917
                Department of Mines and Minerals; Year Ended June 30, 1917
                Springfield: Illinois State Journal, State Printers, 1917

12 Thirty-Seventh Annual Coal Report of Illinois, 1918
                Department of Mines and Minerals -- Springfield, ILL.; Illinois State Journal Co., State Printers 1918

13 Forty-Second Annual Coal Report of Illinois, 1923
                Department of Mines and Minerals -- Illinois Printing Co., Danville, ILL., 1923

14 Forty-Third Annual Coal Report of Illinois, 1924
                Department of Mines and Minerals -- Illinois Printing Co., Danville, ILL., 1924

15 Forty-Sixth Annual Coal Report of Illinois, 1927
                Department of Mines and Minerals -- Illinois Printing Co., Danville, ILL., 1928

16Fifty-First Annual Coal Report of Illinois, 1932
                Department of Mines and Minerals -- Journal Printing Co., Springfield, ILL., 1933

17 Fifty -Third Coal Report of Illinois, 1934
                Department of Mines and Minerals -- Printed by authority of the State of Illinois

18 1Fifty -Fourth Coal Report of Illinois, 1935
                Department of Mines and Minerals -- Printed by authority of the State of Illinois

19 Fifty -Sixth Coal Report of Illinois, 1937
                Department of Mines and Minerals -- Printed by authority of the State of Illinois

20 Fifty -Eighth Coal Report of Illinois, 1939 -- Department of Mines and Minerals
21 Sixtieth Coal Report of Illinois, 1941
                Department of Mines and Minerals -- Printed by authority of the State of Illinois

22 Sixty Third Coal Report of Illinois, 1944
                Department of Mines and Minerals -- Printed by authority of the State of Illinois

23 Sixty Fourth Coal Report of Illinois, 1945
                Department of Mines and Minerals -- Printed by authority of the State of Illinois

24 Photograph and Obituary courtesy of Janie Wrhel
25 Sixth Biennial Report of the Bureau of Labor Statistics of Illinois, 1890
                Springfield, ILL.; H. W. Rokker, State Printer and Binder, 1891

 

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