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July 25, 2018 Brown Bag Lunch at Archives

Created on Wednesday, 11 July 2018 Last Updated on Wednesday, 11 July 2018 Published Date

The Butte-Silver Bow Public Archives will continue its Brown Bag Lunch series on Wednesday, July 25, with a presentation by Max Counter and Joe Bryan titled, “Copper Connections: Butte, Chile, and the Anaconda Copper Company. The two will present photos comparing Butte and Chuqicamata, cities dominated by copper mining and the ACM. This presentation offers a photographic-based glimpse into the distant, yet intricately connected copper towns of Butte and Chuqicamata, Chile. Through photos, this presentation will highlight the contrasts and parallels between these two towns that exist on the edge of the Anaconda's transcontinental copper pits. 


Max Counter is a PhD Candidate in Geography at the University of Colorado, Boulder. He was born and raised in Butte, Montana, and his research focuses on post-conflict land rights in Colombia. Joe Bryan is Associate Professor of Geography at the University of Colorado, Boulder.  Born and raised in Helena, Montana, he has conducted research on indigenous rights in the Americas.


The presentation will begin at noon and run for about an hour at the Archives, 17 W. Quartz. Guests are encouraged to bring a sack lunch. Coffee and water will be provided.


Brown Bag Lunches are held on the second and fourth Wednesdays of every month. Upcoming lectures will focus on topics of local interest. For more information, contact the Archives at 782-3280.


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