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9382 Highway 805 Ste A, Jenkins, KY 41537; Operated 1911-present
Oral Histories: 

1.)  (1988-1989) Coal Operators Oral History Project. 46 interviews. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY:


1.) Brosky, Alphonse F. (1919) Sociological Works Accomplished by the Consolidation Coal Company. Coal Age 15(2):54-58.

2.) Brosky, Alphonse F. (1923) Building a Town for a Glimpse of Jenkins. Coal Age 23(14):554-563.

3.) Buckley, Geoffrey L. (2004) Extracting Appalachia: Images of the Consolidated Coal Company, 1910-1945. Ohio University Press, Athens.

4.) Dramcyzk, Elizabeth (n.d.) The History of Jenkins, Kentucky, Complied in Honor of the 60th Anniversary Homecoming Celebration, 1912-1973. Sponsored by the Jenkins Area Jaycees.

5.)  Old Jenkins School Rennovation Committee (2003) Excerpts from the Checkboard: The Consolidation Coal Company of Jenkins, Kentucky, 1945-1952 Era. Jenkins, KY.

6.)  Shipley, Rosalind (2008) The Town That Photography Built: Images from the Consolidated Coal Company Photographic Collection, 1911-1946. Industrial Archaeology 34(1&2):87-100.

7.)  Shifflett, Cradall A. (1991) Coal Towns: Life, Work, and Culture on Company Towns of Southern Appalachia, 1880-1960. The University of Tennessee Press, Knoxville.

8.)  Sussenbach, Tom and William D. Updike (1994) Phase II Archaeological Investigations at the Shop Hollow Dump Site (15LR40) in Letcher County, Kentucky. Archaeological Report No. 342. Program for Cultural Resource Assessment, Lexington, KY. Report on file at The Office of State Archaeology.

9.)  No author (1914) The Consolidation Coal Company's One Hundred Thousand Acre Unit for the Production of Elkhorn By-Product Coal in Pike and Letcher Counties. The Black Diamond 19:378-396.

10.)  Torok, George D. (2004) A Guide to Historic Coal Towns of the Big Sandy River Valley. The University of Tennessee Press, Knoxville.

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