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Harrisburg industrializes : the coming of factories to an American community /

Gerald G. Eggert.

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Main Author: Eggert, Gerald G.
Published: University Park, Pa. : Pennsylvania State University Press, c1993.
Topics: Industries - Pennsylvania - Harrisburg - History - 19th century. | Industrialisatie. | Sociale aspecten.
Regions: Harrisburg (Pa.) - Economic conditions. | Harrisburg (Pa.) - Social conditions.
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Pt. 1. The rise of factory production. On the eve of industrialization -- Economic foundations of the community -- The maturing infrastructure -- Harrisburg industrializes -- The Civil War interlude -- Expansion and consolidation -- The process of industrialization -- Pt. 2. The impact of industrialization. A generation later -- The entrepreneurs and other elites : fathers and sons -- Recruiting and persistance of industrial workers -- Craft workers : fathers and sons -- Ethnic minorities : fathers and sons -- Labor relations in the early industrial era -- From the riots of 1877 to century's end -- Industrialization and Harrisburg politics -- The impact by century's end.

Table of Contents for: Harrisburg industrializes : the coming o