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Enterpreneurs and Immigrants


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By Michael Karni.
Series of essays selected from several that were read at the Iron Range Research Center in Chisholm, Minnesota, as a result of two conferences held there. The topics that were covered include Indian life before the coming of the mine bosses, the gold rush of 1865-1866, early mining entrepreneurs and their task of establishing iron mines in the wilderness, women on the mining frontier, company social policies, labor unrest among the miners, and the development of town-sites on the Vermilion Range. Cover by Carl Gawboy.