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Product Description: From 1900 until the early 1920s, an unusual community existed in America's heartland. It was the largest unincorporated coal-mining community in Iowa and the majority of its 5000 residents were African Americans - unusual for a state which was over 90 per cent white. (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780877458524 | Expanded edition (Univ of Iowa Pr, September 3, 2003), cover price $26.00 | About this edition: From 1900 until the early 1920s, an unusual community existed in America's heartland.

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Product Description: From 1900 until the early 1920s, an unusual community existed in America's heartland-Buxton, Iowa. Originally established by the Consolidation Coal Company, Buxton was the largest unincorporated coal mining community in Iowa. What made Buxton unique, however, is the fact that the majority of its 5,000 residents were African Americans-a highly unusual racial composition for a state which was over 90 percent white...read more

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9780813802466 | 1 edition (Iowa State Pr, June 30, 1987), cover price $21.95 | About this edition: From 1900 until the early 1920s, an unusual community existed in America's heartland-Buxton, Iowa.

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Product Description: Now back in print with a new essay, this classic of Iowa history focuses on the Old Order Amish Mennonites, the state’s most distinctive religious minority. Sociologist Elmer Schwieder and historian Dorothy Schwieder began their research with the largest group of Old Order Amish in the state, the community near Kalona in Johnson and Washington counties, in April 1970; they extended their studies and friendships in later years to other Old Order settlements as well as the slightly less conservative Beachy Amish...read more

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9780813801049 | Reprint edition (Iowa State Pr, January 30, 1987), cover price $12.99 | About this edition: Now back in print with a new essay, this classic of Iowa history focuses on the Old Order Amish Mennonites, the state’s most distinctive religious minority.
9781587295782 | Univ of Iowa Pr, January 1, 1987, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: Now back in print with a new essay, this classic of Iowa history focuses on the Old Order Amish Mennonites, the state’s most distinctive religious minority.

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