Last edited by Aralar
Sunday, July 19, 2020 | History

6 edition of The Butte Irish found in the catalog.

The Butte Irish

David M. Emmons

The Butte Irish

class and ethnicity in an American mining town, 1875-1925

by David M. Emmons

  • 173 Want to read
  • 33 Currently reading

Published by University of Illinois Press in Urbana .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Irish Americans -- Montana -- Butte -- History,
  • Ethnicity -- Montana -- Butte,
  • Mines and mineral resources -- Montana -- Butte -- History,
  • Butte (Mont.) -- History,
  • Butte (Mont.) -- Ethnic relations

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 413-433) and index.

    StatementDavid M. Emmons.
    SeriesStatue of Liberty-Ellis Island Centennial series
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 443 p., [6] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages443
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16323582M
    ISBN 100252061551
    OCLC/WorldCa24957586

    Get this from a library! The Butte Irish: class and ethnicity in an American mining town, [David M Emmons].   Summoned by the call of the copper mines in Butte, Montana, Irish immigrants left a struggling Ireland at the beginning of the 20th century in search of a better life. Around the mines peppering the hills of the mining city, these determined sons and daughters of Eire built strong Irish neighborhoods that engendered the best of Irish culture Brand: Arcadia Publishing SC.

      Summoned by the call of the copper mines in Butte, Montana, Irish immigrants left a struggling Ireland at the beginning of the 20th century in search of a better life. Around the mines peppering the hills of the mining city, these determined sons and daughters of Eire built strong Irish neighborhoods that engendered the best of Irish culture Brand: ArcadiaPublishing. See Who's Going to An Rí Rá Montana Irish Festival in Butte, MT! To celebrate your Irish heritage or culture the right way, you need to make the trip to an Irish festival that’s widely regarded as one of the best in the country without breaking the bank. This Irish festival in Montana fits the bill with a beautiful outdoor setting, authentic Irish music and da.

    Butte irish dancers You don’t have to be from Ireland to appreciate the skills of an Irish dancer. With The Bash, you can easily find and book professional Irish dancers in the Butte County, CA area to perform at your event: weddings, birthdays, cultural celebrations, and more. History. Previously known as the Wichita Falls Rustlers (and before this, the Butte Irish of Butte, Montana and the Vail Avalanche of Vail, Colorado), the franchise was a part of the American Frontier/America West Hockey League prior to , and became an NAHL team after the two leagues merged for the –04 season. The Irish, Rustlers, and Wildcats are technically three separate City: Wichita Falls, Texas.


Share this book
You might also like
Rhodes

Rhodes

Montana agricultural buyers directory

Montana agricultural buyers directory

James Fenimore Cooper

James Fenimore Cooper

Book Book

Book Book

Changing tectono-sedimentary scenarios relevant to the development of the Late Archaean Witwatersrand Basin. by I.G. Stanistreet and T.S. McCarthy

Changing tectono-sedimentary scenarios relevant to the development of the Late Archaean Witwatersrand Basin. by I.G. Stanistreet and T.S. McCarthy

Consolidation of Railway Properties.

Consolidation of Railway Properties.

Maigret and the Millionaires

Maigret and the Millionaires

Unusual holidays

Unusual holidays

great god success

great god success

Forward in hope

Forward in hope

Preretirement counseling, retirement adjustment, and the older employee

Preretirement counseling, retirement adjustment, and the older employee

manual on fire assaying and determination of the noble metals in geological materials

manual on fire assaying and determination of the noble metals in geological materials

Accounting the Lighter Side

Accounting the Lighter Side

Communist and co-operative colonies

Communist and co-operative colonies

Co-operative Society as a sound, remunerative investment.

Co-operative Society as a sound, remunerative investment.

The Butte Irish by David M. Emmons Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Butte Irish is a well-written and well-executed account of the development of a town and community, offering many insights into working class ethnography, labor relations, Montana history, and Irish history, among others. Emmons has managed to cover aspects of all these areas, even while maintaining a strong focus and cohesiveness /5(7).

Butte was new, overwhelmingly Irish, and extraordinarily dangerousthe ideal place to test the seam between class and ethnicity. "This is a very important book, perhaps one of the most important and best books ever written on Irish-American workers.

The Butte Irish book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. In this pioneering study, David Emmons tells the story of Butte's l 4/5.

According to David Emmons in his book, The Butte Irish, by Butte residents of Irish descent in a population of 47, A quarter of the population was Irish, a higher percentage than any other American city at the turn of the last century, including Boston.

Summoned by the call of the copper mines in Butte, Montana, Irish immigrants left a struggling Ireland at the beginning of the 20th century in search of a better life. Around the mines peppering the hills of the mining city, these determined sons and daughters of Eire built strong Irish neighborhoods that engendered the best of Irish culture /5(3).

In a book, ‘The Butte Irish Ethnicity,’ David Emmons helped shed light on the perhaps unusual area of settlement for the Irish in Butte. Author: KERRY O'shea. The Butte Irish by David M. Emmons,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.4/5(20). Butte was different in requiring a simultaneous accommodation to the demands of both a frontier and an industrializing world.

Still, no claims are made for the uniqueness of the Irish experience in Butte. What is in structive in the Butte story is the Irish response to the risks and the effort to minimize their effects.

Butte, Montana, was built on the backs of the famine Irish and their children. In another half-century, I fear, Butte may end up a ghost town. But as long as there are Irish who remember where they came from, this city will always be a part of the Irish-American character.

The Butte Irish is a well-written and well-executed account of the development of a town and community, offering many insights into working class ethnography, labor relations, Montana history, and /5(9).

Debbie Shea Bowman’s Irish eyes were smiling when Lee Whitney of the Butte Archives approached her 16 months ago to do a book on Butte’s Irish population, with a portion.

According to David Emmons’s book The Butte Irish, 12, of Irish descent were living in Butte bywhere the population was t At a quarter of the population, Irish made up a. Thanks, in part, to Copper King Marcus Daly, a County Cavan native, the number of Irish miners in Butte continued to grow.

Byit was estimated that. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

The neighborhoods of St. Mary’s Parish in Butte, Montana, were some of the first settled by immigrants coming to work in Butte’s copper mines in the early s. Most families were Irish and Cornish, and they lived in neighborhoods called Dublin Gulch, Corktown, Sunnyside, Muckerville, and Anaconda Road.

This book Brand: St. Mary’S Neighborhoods Reunion Committee. Mary's Neighborhood, Butte, Montana Novem Remember a book release party is set for December 6th for the"Butte's Irish Heart Who says You Can't Go Home" will be from 3 to 6 p.m at the Butes Elks Lodge on the corner of Galena and Montana.

A book release party for “Butte’s Irish Heart – Who Says You Can’t Go Home” will be held from 3 to 6 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 6, at the Butte Elks Club for people to pick up their pre-ordered Author: Tracy Thornton. Cavanaughs County Celtic - W Park St, Butte, Montana - Rated based on 25 Reviews "Cavanaugh's County Celtic is a wonderful Butte Celtic /5(28).

At the height of Butte’s prosperity, the city housed more Irish than any other American city. According to the book, The Butte Irish, by the turn of the 20th century the Irish made up a quarter of Butte’s population, immigrating from Cork, Mayo, Donegal, Kerry, Cavan and Wexford.

They arrived in Butte by way of Nevada’s Comstock Lode, Penn-sylvania’s coalfields, and Michigan’s copper mines. They arrived from Cork, Mayo, and Donegal. According to David Emmons’s book The Butte Irish, 12, of Irish descent were living in Butte bywhere the population was t.

A novel set in Silver Bow, a fictional version of Butte, which tells the story of an Irish immigrant, his love interest Zola, and his uncle Roddy. Mitzi loves this book. I guess I really should read it. James, Don, with pictures by C. Owen Smithers, Sr.

Butte’s Memory Book.Quantity 13 reels microfilm Collection Number Mss (collection) Summary This collection contains membership, financial, organization, and correspondence records from to of many social, literary, and fraternal organizations for the Irish in Butte, Montana.

In this pioneering study, David Emmons tells the story of Butte's large and assertive population of Irish immigrants. He traces their backgrounds in Ireland, the building of an ethnic community in Butte, the nature and hazards of their work in the copper mines, and the complex interplay between Irish nationalism and worker :