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Author Gentry, Mary Jane, 1912-1996.

Title The birth of a Texas ghost town : Thurber, 1886-1933 / Mary Jane Gentry ; edited and with an introduction by T. Lindsay Baker ; foreword by Larry Gatlin
Edition First edition
Published College Station : Texas A & M University Press, [2008]
©2008
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Description 1 online resource (xl, 205 pages) : illustrations
Series Tarleton State University southwestern studies in the humanities ; no. 22
Tarleton State University southwestern studies in the humanities ; no. 22
Contents Editor's Introduction: Mary Jane Gentry and Her History of Thurber xv -- Chapter 2 Coal and Brick 14 -- Chapter 3 Labor Difficulties 34 -- Chapter 4 Texas Pacific Mercantile & Manufacturing Company 75 -- Chapter 5 Living Conditions 95 -- Chapter 6 Recreation 113 -- Chapter 7 Foreign Population 128 -- Chapter 8 Abandonment 139
Summary Edited and with an introduction by T. Lindsay Baker; foreword by Larry Gatlin
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 187-191) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Brick trade -- Texas -- Thurber -- History.
Coal miners -- Texas -- Thurber -- History.
Coal trade -- Texas -- Thurber -- History.
Ghost towns -- Texas -- History.
Immigrants -- Texas -- Thurber -- Social life and customs.
Thurber (Tex.) -- Economic conditions.
Thurber (Tex.) -- Ethnic relations.
Thurber (Tex.) -- History.
Thurber (Tex.) -- Social life and customs.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
Author Baker, T. Lindsay.
Gatlin, Larry.
LC no. 2007026465
ISBN 1603443975 (electronic bk.)
9781603443975 (electronic bk.)