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Hardcover War Light & Power: Memoir of a Ghost Town Book

ISBN: 1087857481

ISBN13: 9781087857480

War Light & Power: Memoir of a Ghost Town

When it flourished in the 1940s and 50s, the town of War, West Virginia was definitely not "Our Town" or "Main Street." An Appalachian melting pot supported by the coal mines that surrounded it, War drew immigrants from all over Europe-Brits, Italians, Poles, you name it--who came to the coalfields to seek their fortune. Though many became miners, some of them launched furniture stores, saloons, radio shops, and hardware stores to serve the surrounding...


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