xvii, 252 p.,  p. of plates : ill. (some col.), map.
Includes bibliographic references (p. 225-240) and index.
Introduction: "Toivo's Airbus, 1992" -- Early Fourth of July celebrations : from rites of resistance to celebrations of American nationalism -- The frontier period : celebrations of diversity in an isolated wilderness region, 1892-1905 -- One day for democracy : Independence Day as a festival of freedom in an era of labor oppression, 1906-24 -- The Great Depression : hard times, the New Deal, and a new nationalism, 1925-41 -- The queens of the Fourth of July : mass culture comes to the Iron Range, 1941-92 -- Epilogue: Looking into the twenty-first century.
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