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The Mohawks in high steel

Author: Joseph Mitchell
Publisher: [New York] : [publisher not identified], [1949]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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About the Caughnawaga Indian Reservation on the shore of St. Lawrence River, in Quebec, & about the members of the Caughnawaga Mohawks who have settled in Brooklyn. About a quarter of the Caughnawaga Mohawks spend more time in cities & towns all over the U.S. than they do on the reservation. The Brooklyn settlement had about 400 men, women, & children. Most of the Indians were bridge and building riveters. They had  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Joseph Mitchell
OCLC Number: 182519292
Notes: Caption title.
Author's name at end of text.
Detached from: The New Yorker, Sept. 17, 1949.
Issued in column A reported at large.
Description: pages 38-40, 42-53 ; 30 cm
Responsibility: [Joseph Mitchell].

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About the Caughnawaga Indian Reservation on the shore of St. Lawrence River, in Quebec, & about the members of the Caughnawaga Mohawks who have settled in Brooklyn. About a quarter of the Caughnawaga Mohawks spend more time in cities & towns all over the U.S. than they do on the reservation. The Brooklyn settlement had about 400 men, women, & children. Most of the Indians were bridge and building riveters. They had no fear of height and seemed immune to riveting noises. Their passion for roaming would make leave one job for another thousands of miles away. Includes an interview with Orvis Diabo, of the Brooklyn settlement, who, though he was longer is able to work loved New York and dreaded going back to the reservation.

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