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Bisbee Mining & Historical Museum

By Steve Moyer | HUMANITIES, September/October 2009 | Volume 30, Number 5

A segmented miner’s lunch pail from the nineteenth century was, above all, practical, with stacking compartments for stews, pie, cobbler, as well as a cup on top for coffee, which was heated over a candle. The Bisbee Mining & Historical Museum received NEH funding for its permanent exhibit “Digging In.”