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The lives of Irish immigrant women in Nevada during the mid-nineteenth century have not been studied at great length to date. This project attempts to explore the relationship that these women had with their communities, their families, and themselves while comparing their experiences to the lives of Irish immigrant women living in the larger Irish communities located on the east coast of the United States.


Irish; Immigrant; Nevada – Comstock Lode; Nevada – Virginia City; Nineteenth century; Women immigrants


History of Gender | Labor History | Social History | United States History | Women's History

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Reflection Essay