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Growing up on the Illinois prairie during the Great Depression and the coal mine wars

a portrayal of the way life was

by Earl R. Hutchison

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Published by Edwin Mellen Press in Lewiston, NY .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Virden (Ill.),
  • Illinois,
  • Virden.,
  • Virden Region
    • Subjects:
    • Hutchison, Earl R., 1926- -- Childhood and youth.,
    • Depressions -- 1929 -- Illinois -- Virden.,
    • Coal mines and mining -- Illinois -- Virden Region -- History -- 20th century.,
    • Virden (Ill.) -- Biography.,
    • Illinois -- Economic conditions -- 20th century -- Case studies.,
    • Illinois -- Social conditions -- 20th century -- Case studies.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      StatementEarl R. Hutchison.
      GenreBiography., Case studies.
      SeriesStudies in American history ;, v. 60, Studies in American history (Lewiston, N.Y.) ;, v. 60.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF549.V57 H88 2006
      The Physical Object
      Paginationp. cm.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3427804M
      ISBN 100773460047
      LC Control Number2005052059
      OCLC/WorldCa61247387

      Right: Following the Civil War and with the expansion of railroads, coal mining in Illinois became a major industry. Pictured above are coal mine workers from Taylorville. (Photo courtesy of the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library.) _Feature qxp_Layout 1 4/10/17 AM Page 6. The Great Depression, followed closely by World War II, was a global event that impacted people of every economic, social, and racial stratum. 35% unemployment, worthless money, the dust bowl of the Midwest, and looming global instability in the s served to create a perfect storm that tested the very soul of our nation.

      The Great Depression was a severe worldwide economic depression that took place mostly during the s, beginning in the United timing of the Great Depression varied across the world; in most countries, it started in and lasted until the late s. It was the longest, deepest, and most widespread depression of the 20th century. The Great Depression . Growing up on the Illinois Prairie during the Great Depression and the Coal Mine Wars:A Portrayal of the Way Life Was. By Earl R. Hutchison. Lewiston, NY: Edwin Mellen Press, Ltd., pp., $, paperback, ISBN Coal mining in America has a history fraught with conflict and tragedy.

        out of 5 stars Great Reference Book for the Middle Grades Reviewed in the United States on Decem This is a great reference book on the Depression for the middle grade reader or for the adult who just wants to learn the basics of this time in our s: 2.   18 Rare Photos Taken In Kansas During The Great Depression. If you’re a Kansan, you get it: The Sunflower State is a beautiful place full of good people who work harder than anyone else. Even during the toughest of times, Kansas triumphs; which is shown in these 18 stunning pictures captured during the Great Depression.


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Growing up on the Illinois prairie during the Great Depression and the coal mine wars by Earl R. Hutchison Download PDF EPUB FB2

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