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Longarm and the Molly Maguires (10)

Longarm and the Molly Maguires (10)

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Published by Jove Publications .
Written in English


The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10428884M
ISBN 100515047538
ISBN 109780515047530
OCLC/WorldCa5343441

Longarm and the Lone Star Bounty 4. Jones, Ben F. May The trials were a mockery of any judicial process. Lewis, president of the United Mine Workers of America, in the miners worker struggle. Many believe the AOH was their cover or working name, which was recognized by the state as a legitimate organization.

Jones, Ben F. Longarm and the Valley of Skulls - James Reasoner Many of these immigrants moved to the anthracite coal regions of eastern Pennsylvania to find work, specifically in the mines located in Carbon, Schuylkill, and Lehigh Counties. To date, official documentation that the Molly Maguires ever existed in America has never been produced, but their legend will not be forgotten.

The Molly Maguires had taken control of the Schuylkill branches of the Ancient Order of Hibernians, which served as their front. Legend created a belated act of retributive justice by the Mollies. They were an organization that companies could hire as a private military in times of crisis. Thus, the movie tie-in paperback novel that hit the book racks incopyright to the publisher, Fawcett, contains, on its title page, the by-lines of author and translator, and under that, "Edited for Gold Medal Books by Lou Cameron. In many cases, workers wound up owing their employers at the end of each month. Hengeveld, Spring


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Many of the Irish immigrants who relocated to the Anthracite coal region of Pennsylvania originated from oppressed regions of Ireland where the Molly Maguries fought for human rights.

Today, the Mollies are remembered through numerous mediums including a monument in Mahanoy City, a movie titled The Molly Maguires starring Sean Connery, and a known historical meeting place of the Mollies called The Wooden Keg Tavern, to name just a few.

The nativists--the racists of that day--of course regarded the difference as evidence of the laziness and ignorance that were part of the Irish essence.

A season ticket covering entry to all MayFest events is available for just 30 euros or 10 euro per performance. Among them was John Kehoe, nicknamed the King of Mollies, who was later pardoned over a hundred years after his death.

When the AOH could not make changes through legislation, the Molly Maguires allegedly tried to make changes through force. Providence College. Pollardand an epic volume based on a number of scripts for the award-winning CBS miniseries How the West Was Won that starred James Arness not to be confused with the novelization by Louis L'Amour of the identically titled feature filmalthough the TV series was loosely based on that film.

Longarm and the Valley of Skulls - James Reasoner The West Donegals had taken little part in these episodes, but they knew all about them; violence was part of the texture of their lives. The group had originally emerged in north-central Ireland in the s as an offshoot of a long line of rural secret societies including the Whiteboys and Ribbonmen, who responded to miserable working conditions and evictions by tenant landlords with bloody vengeance.

The unskilled laborers were Irish and came, most of them, from West Donegal, where there were no mines nor much of anything else. The Molly Maguires are recorded as the first worker-only labor movement in American history.

Longarm and the Lone Star Deliverance 6. Even before the final executions, Pinkerton had produced his long exposition, copiously illustrated--with crude woodcuts--"The Molly Maguires and the Detectives. Bell The Molly Maguires were a secret society of approximately 20 Irish immigrants working in the coal region of Pennsylvania around the time of the Civil War.

May Making Sense of the Molly Maguires. Hiring McParland himself, Gowen was to act as district attorney of Schuylkill County who would charge the alleged Molly Maguires and execute them on the evidence provided to him by the detective, despite the men protesting their innocence to the end.

By preying upon nativist fears and paranoia, the enemies of the Mollies were able to insinuate the notion--despite the fierce and unequivocal denunciation of the Molly Maguires by the Catholic hierarchy--that the Schuylkill branches of the order were merely the entering wedge of a vast scheme.

Longarm and the Outlaw Empress - James Reasoner The answer lay at hand. WallmannPeter Brandvold and Harry Whittington.

Comments An attack in on a coal mine owner. Longarm on the Santee Killing Grounds Longarm Series. primary works • total works. Book 1. Longarm. Longarm and the Molly Maguires.

by Tabor Evans. · 8 Ratings · published · 2 editions. Want to Read.

Who Were the Molly Maguires?

Shelving menu. Book by Evans, Tabor. Want to Read.

The Molly Maguires: An American Story of Truth and Justice Denied

Shelving menu. Shelve Longarm in Leadville. Want to Read. Apr 29,  · Molly Maguires story staged in Ireland for the first time. I came across a book about the Molly Maguires quite by accident,” Kearns told IrishCentral.

“Sons of Molly Maguire” will. Combining social and cultural history, Making Sense of the Molly Maguires offers a new explanation of who the Molly Maguires were, as well as why people wrote and believed such curious things about them.

In the process, it vividly retells one of the classic stories of American labor and immigration.4/5(1).

Making Sense of the Molly Maguires

The complete series list for - Longarm Tabor Evans. Series reading order, cover art, synopsis, sequels, reviews, awards, publishing history, genres, and time period. Longarm Series in Order - Tabor Evans - FictionDB. The Longarm books are a series of western novels featuring the character of Custis Long, who is nicknamed Longarm, a U.S.

Deputy Marshal based in Denver, Colorado in the s. The series is written by Tabor Evans, a house pseudonym used by a number of authors/5(8).

The Longarm book series by Tabor Evans & Kit Cameron includes books Longarm, Longarm on the Border, Longarm and the Avenging Angels, and several more.

See the complete Longarm series book list in order, box sets or omnibus editions, and companion titles.