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Exploring Buried Buxton: Archaeology of an Abandoned Coal Mining Town with A Large Black Population.

This book explains the history of Buxton, Iowa. Buxton was an old coal mining town with a large African American population. The history of this town is very fascinating due to the laws pertaining to race and equality. Resource can be used with the following standards to further develop lessons: 2nd grade SS 2.24 Natural Resources and 5th grade SS 5.26 Civil Rights.
Iowa State University Press
Publishing Place
Ames, Iowa
U.S. Chronology
Iowa History Eras
Relational Notes
Resource is related to the following objects, which can be found by searching the catalog number in the advanced search section: Catalog #: 2018.012.020- Buxton Bottle 2018.012.014- Buxton Mining Tag 2018.012.017- Buxton Marble 2018.012.015- Buxton Padlock 2018.012.018- Buxton Mining Town Photo 2018.012.019-Buxton Mt. Zion Church 2018.012.016- Buxton Pitcher 2018.012.013- Buxton Roof Tiles 2018.012.010- Samuel Joe Brown
Iowa County
Early & Late Date
1980 to 1985
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