Resilient Butte Women

In June 1917, my great-grandmother Mary Dwyer was about 5 months pregnant with my grandmother, her ninth child. My great-grandfather, John D. Dwyer, 39, worked as a station tender at the Tuolumne Mine; his brother James was at the Modoc. Both mines were near the Speculator, and there had been a fire at the Modoc … More Resilient Butte Women