Kemmerer, Wyoming (Images of America Series)

Kemmerer, Wyoming (Images of America Series)


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780738569000
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing SC
Publication date: 06/03/2009
Series: Images of America Series
Pages: 128
Product dimensions: 6.40(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.30(d)

About the Author

Judy Julian has chosen images from the Fossil Country Museum archives, where she is the museum director. The building was purchased in 1988 from the Latter-day Saints Church with a farm loan grant. On June 1, 1989, the Fossil Country Museum was dedicated by state officials. The museum archives and gallery exhibits have grown over the last 20 years and include a replica underground coal mine, mining equipment, a bootlegging display, and a J. C. Penney exhibit. All photographs were donated to the museum from area families.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments 6

Introduction 7

1 Beginnings 11

2 Kemmerer Coal Company and Frontier 17

3 Maturing Community 35

4 Moonshining 55

5 Schools, Churches, and Businesses 65

6 People, Events, and Places 83

7 Fossil Country Museum 123

Bibliography 127

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