Gary Kaunonen

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Gary Kaunonen is currently in Michigan Technological University's Ph.D. program in Rhetoric and Technical Communication. Both of his grandfathers worked in the mines of the Mesabi Iron Range in northeastern Minnesota, and, before becoming an academic, Kaunonen, himself, charged blast furnaces and operated a bull-ladle in an iron foundry.


This author's publications


Challenge Accepted
A Finnish Immigrant Response to Industrial America in Michigan's Copper Country
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Historical Society of Michigan State History Award, 2010
Community in Conflict
A Working-class History of the 1913-14 Michigan Copper Strike and the Italian Hall Tragedy
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Historical Society of Michigan State History Award, 2013
Finns in Michigan
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