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Summary: "Bisbee '17 is a nonfiction feature film by award-winning filmmaker Robert Greene set in Bisbee, Arizona, an eccentric old mining town just miles away from both Tombstone and the Mexican border. Radically combining collaborative documentary, western and musical elements, the film follows several members of the close knit community as they attempt to reckon with their town's darkest hour. In...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF BIS

Simons, Donna Searight.

Summary: "In 1913, Paul Weyburn and his fellow copper miners have tolerated dangerous working conditions for too long. Some of their workmates are being maimed or killed thousands of feet underground. . .which one of them will be next? Paul leads some of the miners on a labor strike to bring attention to the dangers of blasting and drilling copper for low pay. Marie, his wife, struggles to raise their...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Empire Publishing 2013

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: P SIM

Maki, Wilbert B.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: [s.n.] 1983

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 331.89 Maki,

Russell, Mary Doria

6 holds on 1 copy

Summary: In July 1913, 25-year-old Annie Clements had seen enough of the world to know that it was unfair. She's spent her whole life in the copper-mining town of Calumet, Michigan where men risked their lives for meager salaries and had barely enough to put food on the table and clothes on their backs. The women labor in the houses of the elite, and send their men deep underground each day, dreading...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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Dulemba, Elizabeth O.

Summary: Jack loves everything about Coppertown except its thriving mining industry, which long ago drove nature out of the town, but when a strike threatens to close the mine, Jack's family and others may be forced to leave for new jobs and homes.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J Fiction Dulemba 2013

Wasek, A.A.

Summary: One of America's most famous - and most deadly - labor strikes occurred in The Copper Country of Michigan's Keweenaw Peninsula in 1913, and its major events are described through the eyes of sixteen-year old Emilia Rytilahti. Emilia and her younger sister Heli are first-generation American born Finns, who see and personally experience the prejudice of the era against their family and their...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: A.A. Wasek,] 2011

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WAS

Stanley, Jerry

Summary: The story of Annie Clemenc and the 1913 strike by copper miners employed by the Calumet & Hecla Mining Company in upper Michigan.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown Publishers 1995

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 CLE

Burns, Virginia.

Summary: The fictionalized biography of Ana Klobuchar Clemenc (1888-1956), daughter of Slovenian immigrants, who worked for Socialist causes and was an important figure in the 1913 Camulet copper miners' strike in the Upper Peninsula.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Enterprise Press 1987

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1 available in Michigan Room, Call number: MI 921 BUR

Lehto, Steve.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Momentum Books 2006

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 977.499 LEH
1 available in Reference, Call number: NEL 977.4 LEH

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1 available in Adult, Call number: MI 977 Leh

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1 available in Michigan Room, Call number: MI 977.4 Lehto

Summary: The aim of these lectures is to make viewers feel welcome and comfortable in the company of paintings. By focusing on 65 masterpieces of Western painting, Professor William Kloss offers a vivid, visceral encounter with genius, shining light on the unique technical, stylistic, and expressive achievements of each painting. From the 14th century to the 20th, the images are examined for their...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Company 2010

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 709 WOR
Call number: DVD 709 WOR

Russell, Mary Doria

13 holds on 8 copies

Summary: "In July 1913, twenty-five-year-old Annie Clements had seen enough of the world to know that it was unfair. She's spent her whole life in the coal-mining town of Calumet, Michigan where men risk their lives for meager salaries--and had barely enough to put food on the table and clothes on their backs. The women labor in the houses of the elite, and send their husbands and sons deep underground...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atria Books 2019

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2 available in Browsing Hot Titles, Call number: HOT TITLE

1 hold on 3 copies

Summary: In 2010, the eyes of the world turned to Chile, where 33 miners had been buried alive by the catastrophic explosion and collapse of a 100-year-old gold and copper mine. Over the next 69 days, an international team worked night and day in a desperate attempt to rescue the trapped men as their families and friends, as well as millions of people globally, waited and watched anxiously for any sign...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD 33 RATED PG-13

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2 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA THI

Swaby, Rachel

Summary: Aspiring scientists, young history enthusiasts, and children who enjoy learning about the world will be fascinated by these riveting snapshots--and parents who enjoyed the film Hidden Figures will find this to be the perfect extension. Covering important advancements made by women in fields such as biology, medicine, astronomy, and technology, author Rachel Swaby explains that people aren't...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Yearling Books 2017

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 920 SWA

Franklin, Jonathan

Summary: This is the account of the 2010 San Jose mine rescue in Chile, after one of the longest human entrapments in history. With his coveted "rescue pass," the author was permitted access far past the police perimeter. It would be seventeen long days before the miners were discovered alive and the world press descended. It would be another fifty-two days before the miners were all successfully...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G.P. Putnam's Sons 2011

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: 363.11 FRA

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 363.11 FRA

Bagieu, Pénélope

Summary: With her characteristic wit and dazzling drawings, celebrated graphic novelist Penelope Bagieu profiles the lives of these feisty female role models, some world famous, some little known. From Nellie Bly to Mae Jemison or Josephine Baker to Naziq al-Abid, the stories in this comic biography are sure to inspire the next generation of rebel ladies.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: First Second, an imprint of Roaring Book Press 2018

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 920 BAG

Summary: Chronicles the 1973 Harlan County, Kentucky coal miners' strike against the operators of the Brookside mine and the Duke Power Company, which resulted from the company's refusal to honor the national contract of the United Mine Workers of America when the miners joined the union.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2006

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD 331.89 HAR

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC HAR

Markel, Michelle.

Summary: An illustrated account of immigrant Clara Lemlich's pivotal role in the influential 1909 women laborer's strike describes how she worked grueling hours to acquire an education and support her family before organizing a massive walkout to protest the unfair working conditions in New York's garment district.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Balzer + Bray 2013

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 LEM

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 921 LEM

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 921 LEM

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J331.892 MAR

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE Fiction Markel 2013

Summary: Striking British Miners mine personal coal

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 1926

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Wallace, Sandra Neil.

Summary: "Felix O'Sullivan, standing in the shadow of his dead brother, an angry, distant father, and racial tension, must lead the last-ever Muckers high school football team to the state championship before a mine closing shuts down his entire town"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Childrens Books 2013

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC WAL

Follett, Ken.

Summary: Follows the fates of five interrelated families-- American, German, Russian, English, and Welsh-- as they move through the dramas of the First World War, the Russian Revolution, and the struggle for women's suffrage. Thirteen-year-old Billy Williams enters a man's world in the Welsh mining pits. Gus Dewar finds a surprising new career in Woodrow Wilson's White House. Brothers Grigori and Lev...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Books on Tape 2010

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Follett, Ken.

Summary: Winter of the World picks up right where the first book left off, as its five interrelated families--American, German, Russian, English, Welsh--enter a time of enormous social, political, and economic turmoil, beginning with the rise of the Third Reich, through the Spanish Civil War and the great dramas of World War II, up to the explosions of the American and Soviet atomic bombs. Carla von...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Books on Tape 2012

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC FOL

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC FOL

Shelton, Richard

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of Arizona Press 1992

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 979.1 SHE

Aronson, Marc.

Summary: "The amazing story of the Chilean miners and their incredible rescue!"-- Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atheneum Books for Young Readers 2011

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 363.11 ARO

Tobar, Héctor

Summary: A Pulitzer Prize winning journalist relates the experiences of the thirty-three men who endured entrapment beneath thousands of feet of rock for a record-breaking sixty-nine days during the San José mine collapse outside of Copiapó, Chile, in August 2010.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2014

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 363.11 TOB

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 363.11 Tobar 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 983 TOB

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: 983 TOB