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There are many voices telling many stories in this book. Immigrant miners, housewives, flappers, clubwomen, prostitutes, bootleggers, boxers, and newsboys all have their say... This is a tale full of the ironies and contradictions of life in Butte, of stories that helped people to persevere, flourish, and maintain a remarkable allegiance to a precarious community.

Table of Contents

Copper metropolis — Habits of drink — Manners and morals — Born miners — Ladies and gentlemen, brothers and sisters — Imagination's spur : station KGIR — Depression blues and New Deal rhythms.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780252065699
Author:
Murphy, Mary
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
Location:
Urbana :
Subject:
Social life and customs
Subject:
History
Subject:
Cities and towns
Subject:
United States - State & Local
Subject:
Women's Studies - History
Subject:
Copper mines and mining
Subject:
Cities and towns -- Montana -- Growth -- Case studies.
Subject:
Butte
Subject:
United States - State & Local - General
Subject:
Butte (Mont.) History.
Subject:
Butte (Mont.) Social life and customs.
Subject:
Women's Studies
Subject:
Americana-General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Paperback
Series:
Women in American History
Series Volume:
43
Publication Date:
19970231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
328
Dimensions:
9 x 6 in

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