Mine Towns: Buildings for Workers in Michigan's Copper Country
During the nineteenth century, the Keweenaw Peninsula of Northern Michigan was the site of America’s first mineral land rush as companies hastened to profit from the region’s vast copper deposits. In order to lure workers to such a remote location—and work long hours in dangerous conditions—companies offered not just competitive wages but also helped provide the very infra...more
Paperback, 328 pages
Published April 20th 2010 by Univ Of Minnesota Press
(first published 2010)
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