Dissertation/Thesis Abstract

Black-Americans in Michigan's Copper Mining Narrative
by Pelto, Brendan, M.S., Michigan Technological University, 2017, 135; 10617571
Abstract (Summary)

This thesis details the Phase 1 archaeological investigation into Black-Americans who were active on the Keweenaw Peninsula of Michigan during the mining boom of the 1850s–1880s. Using archaeological and archival methods, this thesis is a proof-of-concept for future work to be done that investigates the cultural heritage of Black Americans in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan.

Indexing (document details)
Advisor: Sweitz, Samuel
Commitee: Bergvall, Victoria, Scarlett, Timothy
School: Michigan Technological University
Department: Social Sciences
School Location: United States -- Michigan
Source: MAI 57/04M(E), Masters Abstracts International
Subjects: African American Studies, Archaeology, Cultural anthropology, Black history, American history
Keywords: American frontier history, American history, Black Americans, Industrial archaeology, Michigan history, Mining history
Publication Number: 10617571
ISBN: 9780355629620
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