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Mining For Justice

Images and links relevant to Mining For Justice: A Chloe Ellefson mystery, set in Mineral Point, WI and featuring Cornish immigration history.
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Women were forbidden to go down the mines in Victorian times, but could be employed in equally heavy industry on the pit face. These two were from Wigan, England and photographed in a studio wearing work clothes c1860
Pit brow lasses, 1890 | Ref no: m60807 | Manchester Archives+ | Flickr
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Bal Maidens

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This little town is considered part of the Madison metro area.
Pendarvis became a Wisconsin historic site in 1970, and has been operating as a historic site interpreting the history of Cornish settlement in Wisconsin's lead-mining heyday.

Mineral Point, WI

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Some awesome photos of Camborne, Cornwall.
CORNISH IDENTITY: 'rests on three foundations. First, there’s a package of behaviours, attitudes and attributes associated with being "Cornish". Second, there’s the Cornish language. Third, there’s our history. Not the past, which doesn’t change. But the stories told about that past, which do. In recent years, some have been become more forthright in arguing that the history of the Cornish is a history of struggle against external power.' ✫ღ⊰n
Vanishing Cornwall. The Spirit and History of Cornwall. http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B000I375KM?ie=UTF8&seller=A2XWYS1AG6JIF3&sn=Luxortrades $9.95


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TIN MINING | Cornwall: Cigarette card including map of Cornwall and illustration of mining ✫ღ⊰n
Image of a Cornish Miner
Underground photography by J.C.Burrow, Cornwall.


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A typical Cornish pasty contains Beef, Swede, Potato, Onion and a peppery seasoning and is thought to bring in around £300million every year to their local economy.
The legend of how a Cornish fisherman caught enough fish to feed the village of Mousehole and how he is remembered on 23rd December known as Tom Bawcock’s Eve, when all the fish were served i…
Cornish saffron buns II by Liz Posmyk Good Things  1/2 teaspoon saffron strands 1 tablespoon hot water 3 2/3 C baker's flour, sifted 1/4 teaspoon mixed spice 1/3 C butter, diced, at room temperature 1/2 C currants 1/2 C  chopped candied peel 3/4 C milk 1/4 C  sugar 1 3/4 tsp dried yeast 1 teaspoon sugar, extra 1 egg, lightly whisked


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Black Hawk's trail

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Collection | Manchester Art Gallery
Young visitors to Pendarvis sometimes play quoits.
Foot warmers

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