Series - Gold dust on his shirt publication records

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Gold dust on his shirt publication records

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  • 1910 - 2011, predominate 1990 - 2008 (Creation)

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81 cm of textual records and other records

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(1922 -)

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Series includes materials related to Howard’s book <i>Gold Dust On His Shirt: The True Story of an Immigrant Mining Family.</i> The book is described as being "part family history, part economic and social history," which examines "life on the industrial frontier, the world of immigrant workers and the rise of unions such as the Wobblies. This remarkable and provocative tale of a family, region and era references a number of broader social and political issues" (from back cover).

The series contains records related to the publication of <i> Gold Dust</i>. The series is subdivided into two subseries: Publishing records and Research records. The Publication records subseries contains records related to the publishing of <i>Gold Dust,</i> such as correspondence, contracts, manuscripts, and chapter drafts. The Research records subseries contains records Howard consulted when writing her book such as archival material, book notes, maps, and pamphlets.

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9 CD-ROMS, 6 photographs, and 1 floppy disk

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