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Portrait of a mining town.

Philip Massey

Portrait of a mining town.

by Philip Massey

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Published by Fact, ltd. in [London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Nantyglo and Blaina (Wales),
  • Wales,
  • Nantyglo and Blaina.
    • Subjects:
    • Working class -- Wales -- Nantyglo and Blaina.,
    • Coal miners -- Wales -- Nantyglo and Blaina.,
    • Nantyglo and Blaina (Wales) -- Economic conditions.,
    • Nantyglo and Blaina (Wales) -- Social conditions.

    • Edition Notes

      SeriesFact, a monograph a month,, no. 8
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHC257.N3 M3
      The Physical Object
      Pagination98 p.
      Number of Pages98
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5964389M
      LC Control Number65059375
      OCLC/WorldCa8279819

      NGC, Ottawa) Outdoor view of a street in a mining town with an American flag (c. ) by an unknown photographer (collection of the Canadian Photography Institute.   Directed by Chris Perkel, Georgie Roland. With John Lokitis, John Coddington, David DeKok, Todd Domboski. Portrait of John Lokitis, the youngest of 11 remaining residents of Centralia, Pennsylvania, a town destroyed by an underground mine fire.

      This photo of the Midway Jr. High School majorettes and band is one of many included in Todd Hanson’s book “Campbell’s Creek: a portrait of a coal mining community.”.   A #1 New York Times bestseller, Wall Street Journal Best Book of the Year, and soon to be a major motion picture, this unforgettable novel of love and strength in the face of war has enthralled a generation. With courage, grace, and powerful insight, bestselling author Kristin Hannah captures the epic panorama of World War II and illuminates an intimate part of history seldom seen: the women's.

      Out of Print - Try Used Books. Have You Ever Lived in a Mining Town: The Life and Spirit of a Wonderful Woman by Anna R. Chambers Out of Print - Try Used Books. A History of Mining on the Kenai Peninsula, Alaska by Mary J. Barry Out of Print - Try Used Books. Labor Strategies in Northern Rhodesian Copper Mines, by Jane L. Parpart. Life in a Mining Town. Each mining bonanza required a town. Many towns had as high as a 9-to-1 male-to-female ratio. The ethnic diversity was great. Mexican immigrants were common. Native Americans avoided the mining industry, but mestizos, the offspring of Mexican and Native American parents, often participated.


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