A Brief History of Erie, Colorado: Out of the Coal Dust

A Brief History of Erie, Colorado: Out of the Coal Dust

by Jim Stull

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781467118118
Publisher: History Press, The
Publication date: 07/06/2015
Pages: 128
Sales rank: 701,901
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author


James B. Stull worked in higher education for over forty years and is an emeritus professor at San Jose State University. He earned BA and MA degrees at San Francisco State College and a PhD at Purdue University. He has authored over one hundred publications. He has consulted with more than sixty industrial, government and educational organizations. He is an honorary member of the Erie Historical Society and makes frequent presentations about the history of the Town of Erie.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments 7

1 An Uninhabitable Land 9

2 Early Settlers 16

3 The Founding of Eric 34

4 Historic Buildings 43

5 First Churches 54

6 First Schools 65

7 Mines 70

8 Trains and Planes 83

9 Fights for Rights 91

10 Improved Working Conditions 107

11 Historic Street Names 118

12 Mayors 135

13 Out of the Coal Dust 141

Bibliography 153

Index 155

About the Author 159

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