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Miners of Mourne, sources, butte, Montan, mining history, genealogy, Doyle.

Much of the information in this account came from members of the incredible "MONTANA Mailing List ".  This mailing list, sponsored by The Montana State Genealogical Society is for anyone with a genealogical interest in the State of Montana. To subscribe send "subscribe" to montana-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or montana-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).

Special thanks to Margene, Suzanne, Christine, and Bernie.

 

 
BOOKS:

Miners of Mourne, sources, butte, Montan, mining history, genealogy, Doyle.

  1. M.J. Buhle, P. Buhle, and D. Georgakas (eds.), Encyclopedia of the American Left (Urbana and Chicago: University of Illinois Press, 1992).

  2. J.L. Kornbluh (ed.), Rebel Voices: An IWW Anthology (Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1964).
INTERNET SITES:

 

  1. http://www.butteamerica.com/gmtn.htm

  2. http://www.pbs.org/weta/thewest/program/episodes/eight/butte.htm

  3. http://www.geocities.com/Yosemite/Trails/6617/
  4. http://www.carousels.com/copper.htm
  5. http://www.coppercity.com/
  6. http://www.newhumanist.com/little.html
  7. http://www.rtis.com/reg/bcs/pol/touchstone/feb01/12work.htm
  8. http://victorian.fortunecity.com/palace/400/little.htm
  9. http://www.antiwar.com/justin/j090501.html
  10. http://www.butteamerica.com/labor.htm
  11. http://www.butteamerica.com/elk.htm
  12. http://www.coppercity.com/memories/johnastle/ButteNewspapers.htm
  13. http://newdeal.feri.org/survey/39a04.htm
  14. http://www.press.uillinois.edu/epub/books/mercier/ch1.html
  15. http://users.vnet.net/kmbrown/butte_mt.htm
  16. http://www.mindspring.com/~levd/dad/Desmar2.pdf
  17. http://visitmt.com/history/Montana_the_Magazine_of_Western_History/montanavigilantes3.htm
  18. http://www.slaterweb.co.uk/butte.htm

 

FOR KIDS:
 
http://montanakids.com/db_engine/presentations/presentation.asp?pid=354&sub=Enter

 

ON-LINE BOOK EXTRACTS:

 

  1. The Butte Irish: Class and Ethnicity in an American Mining Town, 1875-1925 (Statue of Liberty-Ellis Island Centennial Series) by David M. Emmons - 18 pages available on-line.
  2. Mining Cultures: Men, Women, and Leisure in Butte, 1914-41 (Women in American History) by Mary Murphy - 20 pages available on-line.
  3. Tracing the Veins: Of Copper, Culture, and Community from Butte to Chuquicamata by Janet L. Finn - 24 pages available on-line.
  4. The Battle for Butte: Mining and Politics on the Northern Frontier, 1864-1906 by Michael P. Malone - 20 pages available on-line.
FURTHER READING:

 

  1. Anaconda Montana: Copper Smelting Boom Town on the Western Frontier by Patrick F. Morris
  2. A brief history of Butte, Montana, the world's greatest mining camp; including a story of the extraction and treatment of ores from its gigantic copper properties by Harry Campbell Freeman
  3. Tracing the Veins: Of Copper, Culture, and Community from Butte to Chuquicamata by Janet L. Finn
  4. Awake the copper ghosts! The history of Banner Mining Company and the treasure of Twin Buttes by William D. Kalt
  5. Butte voices : mining, neighborhoods, people by Pat Kearney
  6. Butte's Memory Book by Don James
  7. Wired for Success: The Butte, Anaconda & Pacific Railway, 1892-1985 by Chas. V. Mutschler, Charles V. Mutschler

 

GENEALOGY:
  1. http://censusdiggins.com/irishlinks.html

 

TRAVEL INFO:

 

  1. http://www.alaskaair.com/www2/Destinations/destination.asp?city=btm
  2. http://www.montanacyberzine.com

 

PHOTOGRAPHS &
POSTCARDS:
  1. Moodys Collectibles. Vintage postcards of Montana and lots more - a wonderful site.

 

 

Contents 1. The Arrival 2. The Immigrant 3. Life in Butte 4. Bucket of Blood 5. Life in the Mines 6. 1916 7. Speculator Mine 8. WOBBLIES 9. St. Patrick's Day 10. The Wedding Sources Reader's Comments

 

 

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