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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...

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WAS

Carney-Coston, Barbara

Summary: In 1886, 11-year-old Mihaela embarks on a journey from Croatia to the Keweenaw Peninsula, also known as Michigan's Copper Country. Mihaela's papa had made the trip two years beforehand in order to work the copper mines so that he could send money back home, but a painful eye disease has left him vulnerable in a new land and in need of the skills of his wife, an expert healer. And so Mihaela,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wayne State University Press 2017

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC CAR

Lankton, Larry D.

Summary: From the Dust Jacket: In Hollowed Ground, author Larry Lankton tells the story of two copper industries on Lake Superior-native copper mining, which produced about 11 billion pounds of the metal from the 1840s until the late 1960s, and copper sulfide mining, which began in the 1950s and produced another 4.4 billion pounds of copper through the 1990s. In addition to documenting companies and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wayne State University Press 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 977.499 LAN

Hobart, Henry

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bureau of History, Dept. of State 1991

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 977.499 HOB

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