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Acklin, Denzil – OH1098

People: Jennie Acklin Crawford, Violet Gardner, Dave Kerr, George Kupfner   Places: Superior, Industrial Mining Camp   Topics: Industrial Mining Camp, houses, boarding house, Morell farmhouse and barn, diagram showing layout of camp, fence built during mine strikes, 1938 flood … Continue reading

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Strecker, Irma C. Edison – OH0771

Lafayette life in coal mining camp: bathing, laundry, lunch buckets, flour sack bloomers, root cellar, company store, Christmas recipes mules in mine 5-year strike (1920s).    

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Zarina, Peter F. – OH0373

Louisville: Great Depression, gambling; hose races; Ku Klux Klan; 1910 labor war; Columbine Mine; unions; 1927 massacre; 1918 influenza epidemic; anecdotes   Boulder: mud streets; Jordinelli’s Saloon, wooden sidewalks, depot, flood of 1894, Interurban collision of 1920, 1913 snow storm, … Continue reading

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