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From the miners" doublehouse

Karen Bescherer Metheny

From the miners" doublehouse

archaeology and landscape in a Pennsylvania coal company town

by Karen Bescherer Metheny

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Published by University of Tennessee Press in Knoxville, TN .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementKaren Bescherer Metheny.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsF
The Physical Object
Paginationxxix, 305 p. :
Number of Pages305
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22745487M
ISBN 101572334959
OCLC/WorldCa67727613

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Of particular note is Metheny's discussion of the doublehouse, or duplex, the company-owned residential structures where the majority of Helvetia's miners lived. While ostensibly corporate property, residents nonetheless took the initiative in molding and shaping the interior and the exterior of these buildings.

The Miners' Doublehouse: An Archaeological Perspective 8. Creating Environment: The Physical Landscape of the Mining Town 9. Negotiating Place: Social Discourse in a Company Town Appendix A: Select Papers of the Rochester and Pittsburgh Coal Company Appendix B: Using Oral Histories from Helvetia Notes References Cited From the Miners’ Doublehouse is well orga-nized, with plenty of illustrations, ˜gures, and tables that add to the reader’s comprehension.

Albeit printed in a small font and seemingly re-petitive or redundant, this work is unique in its combined approach and subject matter and may provide a model for other researchers to follow. Corporate paternalism and the company town -- Building the coal company town -- In the coal fields of western Pennsylvania: the Rochester and Pittsburgh Coal Company -- We live in this place -- Oral histories from Helvetia: a community remembers -- How the miner lives: material culture and worker identity in a company town -- The miners’ doublehouse: an archaeological.

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