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Friday, July 13 • 9:00am - 10:00am
Carbon County Mining Ghost Towns

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Carbon County Mining Ghost Towns: A microcosm of early 20th Century immigration in our backyard. This workshop is mainly for social studies teachers however teachers of other disciplines might also enjoy this presentation. This session will introduce educators to the mining towns of Carbon County and their settlement by immigrants. We will discuss the coal mine disasters, racism against immigrants, the role of the Ku Klux Klan, and the changing politics of early 20th Century immigration. This will be particularly relevant considering that next year's URSA Convention will be held in Price, UT.

Speakers
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Neal Peacock

Teacher, Emery High School
Neal Peacock has been a teacher for 36 years in social studies, debate, and theatre. He is a certified cooperative learning trainer and is now branching out into Project Based Learning. He lives and teaches in Castle Dale where he also served as the mayor for 12 years.

Artists
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Kevin Reynolds

Teacher, Emery High School


Friday July 13, 2018 9:00am - 10:00am
Education Building, Room 205 Southern Utah University, 351 West Center Street, Cedar City, UT 84720

Attendees (25)