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Mine Towns: Buildings for Workers in Michigan's Copper Country

Mine Towns: Buildings for Workers in Michigan's Copper Country

by Alison K. Hoagland
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ISBN-13: 9780816665679
Publisher: University of Minnesota Press
Publication date: 04/20/2010
Pages: 328
Sales rank: 599,280
Product dimensions: 6.90(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Alison K. Hoagland is professor of history and historic preservation at Michigan Technological University and the author of Buildings of Alaska and Army Architecture in the West: Forts Laramie, Bridger, and D. A. Russell, 1849-1912.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments vii

Introduction Negotiating Paternalism in the Copper Country ix

1 Saltboxes and T-Plans Creating and Inhabiting the Company House 1

2 The Spaces of a Strike Company Buildings and Landscapes in a Time of Conflict 55

3 "Home for the Working Man" Strategies for Homeownership 90

4 Acquiring Conveniences Water, Heat, and Light 128

5 Churches, Schools, Bathhouses Building Community on Company Land 162

6 Preservation and Loss Remembering through Buildings 217

Notes 249

Bibliography 285

Index 297

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