COPPER CAMP by  Writers' Program of Montana


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A warm, friendly, robust early history of THE mining camp, Butte, richest hill on earth. Here are anecdotes that show how its reputation for the bizarre was earned, of the copper kings, the eccentric personalities, the raw days of the boom, the rich vein of colorful happenings, the men, women and children, the mines, sports, saloons, newspapers, elections, funerals, mixtures of nationalities, -- all the sensible and cockeyed part and parcel of a famous city. And the coverage does not include only the obvious, but draws on all sources for a portrait of a vital place. Good stuff.

Publisher: Hastings House