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Mining Irish-American lives: western communities from 1849 to 1920




Noonan, Alan J. M., author
University Press of Colorado, publisher

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Mining Irish-American Lives uses previously uncovered sources--emigrant letters, hospital log books, private detective reports, and internment records--to tell the stories of Irish men and women who emigrated to mining towns, investigating their lives through the prism of their own experiences.--Provided by publisher.


Includes bibliographical references and index.

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Access is limited to the Adams State University, Colorado State University, Colorado State University Pueblo, Community College of Denver, Fort Lewis College, Metropolitan State University Denver, Regis University, University of Alaska Fairbanks, University of Colorado Boulder, University of Colorado Colorado Springs, University of Colorado Denver, University of Denver, University of Northern Colorado, University of Wyoming, Utah State University and Western Colorado University communities only.


Irish Americans -- West (U.S.) -- History -- Sources
Irish American copper miners -- West (U.S.) -- Sources
Hard rock mines and mining -- West (U.S.)
Gold mines and mining -- West (U.S.)
Frontier and pioneer life -- West (U.S.)


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