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Author Lillie, Robin M.

Title Dubuque's forgotten cemetery : excavating a nineteenth century burial ground in a twenty-first century city / Robin M. Lillie and Jennifer E. Mack
Published Iowa City : University of Iowa Press, 2015
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Description 1 online resource
Series Iowa and the Midwest Experience
Iowa and the Midwest experience.
Contents The story unravels -- Lead in the bluffs, 1833/1880 -- Slumbering on the bluff -- Abandoned to desecration, 1880/2013 -- The untold story -- The things they took with them -- Humanizing the people of Third Street -- The kind-hearted gunsmith's family -- The brickmaker's unfortunate family -- Conjured from paper and stone -- Forgetting and remembering the dead -- Mediating for the dead -- Continuity of care -- The persistence of myth
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Third Street Cemetery (Dubuque, Iowa) -- History.
Catholics -- Iowa -- Dubuque -- History -- 19th century.
Catholics -- Iowa -- Dubuque -- Social conditions -- 19th century.
Excavations (Archaeology) -- Iowa -- Dubuque.
Human remains (Archaeology) -- Iowa -- Dubuque.
Dubuque (Iowa) -- Antiquities.
Dubuque (Iowa) -- History -- 19th century.
Dubuque (Iowa) -- Social conditions -- 19th century.
Form Electronic book
Author Mack, Jennifer E.
ISBN 1609383222 (electronic bk.)
9781609383220 (electronic bk.)