Dorothy Wright Author with Norris Tratnik Author- ECHOES OF ELKOL, THE STORY OF A WESTERN COAL CAMP

ECHOES OF ELKOL, THE STORY OF A WESTERN COAL CAMP

by Dorothy Wright with Norris Tratnik

Life in the coal camps was often hard, but those stalwart souls rose about the difficulties and managed to come together as a close knit community. This is their story. Here are the facts about the business of coal, the hard labor of mining, the struggles of the workers and unions, the social arrangements, housing, schools and the place of women in that larely emigrant community. With the added illumination of newspaper articles, oral inteviews and more than 140 photographs, Elkol’s past comes to life.

232 pgs ISBN: 1-932636-07-2 $22.95. Large Format

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