I foresee the book to be organized as follows.
Table of Contents
Dedication & Acknowledgements
Notes (on transliteration, spelling of proper names, spelling of village names)
History by region:
Lower Anthracite RegionAppendixes
Upper Anthracite Region
Monongahela River Valley / Southwestern PA
List of Settlements (town, county) with cross-reference to main entryGlossary
Lodge listings by organization (sorted numeric / by location)
Chain Migration by village
Index (of proper names? – localities will be indexed in the Appendix: List of Settlements)
Within each region (I may call these the “chapters”), there will be entries for each main community.