Us and them vs. all the rest

Dobb, Edwin
October 2010
High Country News;10/25/2010, Vol. 42 Issue 18, p27
The article emphasizes the importance of togetherness in bridging divisions among workers in Butte, Montana. It discusses conflicts among copper miners in the town due to ethnic differences. Moreover, it highlights the role of the Anaconda Copper Mining Co. in unifying the town, especially in the mid-1930s.


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