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

dc.contributor.authorNoonan, Alan J. M., author
dc.contributor.authorUniversity Press of Colorado, publisher
dc.descriptionIncludes bibliographical references and index.
dc.description.abstractMining 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.
dc.description.tableofcontentsVaried hues of green -- Digging lumps of gold -- Mirages in the desert -- Mollies in the mountains -- In search of respect -- Oro y cobre, gold and copper.
dc.format.mediumborn digital
dc.publisherColorado State University. Libraries
dc.relation.ispartofUniversity Press of Colorado
dc.relation.ispartofMining the American West
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dc.rights.accessAccess 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.
dc.subject.lcshIrish Americans -- West (U.S.) -- History -- Sources
dc.subject.lcshIrish American copper miners -- West (U.S.) -- Sources
dc.subject.lcshHard rock mines and mining -- West (U.S.)
dc.subject.lcshGold mines and mining -- West (U.S.)
dc.subject.lcshFrontier and pioneer life -- West (U.S.)
dc.titleMining Irish-American lives: western communities from 1849 to 1920


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