Cornets and Pickaxes - Finnish Brass on the Iron Range
The presents the story of Finnish immigrants bands Up North as they settled into mining and agricultural communities and maintained musical traditions brought over from "the Old Country."
It is a comprehensive resource on life in the northern region from about 1880 to 1920. Great for history research projects. It has received high praise from social historians, anthropologist, and music lovers. It should be on your library shelf for students and other readers.