Mining Childhood: Growing Up in Butte, 1900-1960
By Janet Finn. Softcover, 323 pages, photos
Drawing from a broad range of archival materials and oral histories, the book offers a child's-eye view of key events in Butte's history and considers how social, political, and economic forces shaping life in Butte left their marks on children. With its rich stories, the book captures children's experiences of school, play, and work by exploring their joys and miseries, and their keen impressions of growing up in Butte, Montana.
Softcover, 323 pages, photos.