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Mining Cultures: Gender, Work, and Leisure in Butte, 1914-41 (Women in American History)by Mary Murphy
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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.
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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.
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