The Champion Mines: Our Fathers Mines by Aulden WoodardThe Champion Mines: Our Fathers Mines by Aulden Woodard

The Champion Mines: Our Fathers Mines

byAulden Woodard, Van Gunter

Paperback | October 25, 2011

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The regional history of Alabama's mines and the families that worked the mines are presented here in a compilation of information and stories about the lives and times of the miners of Champion and Tait's Gap mines and their families.It tells the history of Champion, a mining camp community in Blount County, near Oneonta, Alabama, and the lives and times of its miners and their families. Feel and see how miners struggled to live on only seven months of work a year and how their school and church helped them during the hard times in the southern Appalachian mountain camp. The book recounts growing up in an isolated place with one tree swing and a company commissary store. It describes events of the camp and the railroad running through it. Here is a collection of history, museum material, and information from the miners and their descendants, their families, fathers, sons, grandfathers, fathers-in-law, and grandsons who worked the mines.
Title:The Champion Mines: Our Fathers MinesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:218 pages, 11 × 8.5 × 0.46 inPublished:October 25, 2011Publisher:Fifth EstateLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1936533189

ISBN - 13:9781936533183

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