Researcher and author Tim Pinnick will share his insights on African-American coal miners on Sunday, February 26, at 2pm at Tarleton State University’s Gordon Center for Industrial History of Texas in Thurber.
Pinnick left his job as a public school teacher in 2003 to organize and develop material on African-American coal miners that he had accumulated for nearly a decade. That material includes information on miners who worked for the Texas and Pacific Coal Company between 1888 and 1921, when Thurber was one of the biggest producers of coal in Texas and largest company town in the state.

Source: Local News