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Coal People - Life in Southern Colorado's Company Towns

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Coal People - Life in Southern Colorado's Company Towns

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Coal People

Life in Southern Colorado's Company Towns 1890 to 1930

by Rick J Clyne

 

This book covers coal mining towns in and around Walsenberg down to Trinidad in Las Animas and Huerfano counties.  Many towns sprung up around mines in these counties many owned and run by the Company "CFandI steel from Pueblo.  The life in these towns centered around the companies and in most cases the towns were owned by the companies,  from the housing to the general stores. 

This book covers these towns,  its peoples,  the mines, and the company.

 

  • Chapter 1 - Coalfields, Companies, and Unions
  • Chapter 2 - The Company Town
  • Chapter 3 - The Community
  • Chapter 4 - A Miner's Life
  • Chapter 5 - A Woman's Life
  • Chapter 6 - A Child's Life
  • Chapter 7 Conclusion

119 Pages with Pictures and maps.

 

 

 

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