Life in Buxton

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Travel back in time to Buxton, Iowa with author Rachelle Chase. Buxton was a coal mining town where black people and white people were treated as equals in the era of segregation. Learn about daily life in Buxton and the prominent residents that lived there through images, audio, and newspaper clippings. 

About Rachelle Chase

Rachelle is the author of Lost Buxton and Creating the Black Utopia of Buxton, Iowa and lives in Ottumwa, Iowa -- when she's not traveling in her RV, researching new book ideas.