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Gilded Age and Progressive Era
Publication Date: 2006-11-28
Focused on the significant social and culture changes that occurred in the years 1878-1913. Contains an almanac, biographies and primary sources.
Development of the Industrial U. S. 3 Volume Set
Publication Date: 2005-11-16
In the second half of the 19th century, America transformed itself into an industrial power, ready to assume a dominant position on the world scene in the 20th century. Contains an almanac, biographies and primary sources.
Development of the Industrial United States (1878-1899)
Publication Date: 1997-05-23
Includes essays on events, publications, lifestyles and individuals important to various eras in U.S. history. Volume 8 covers the development of the industrial United States, 1878-1899.
U-X-L Encyclopedia of World Biography
Publication Date: 2002-11-15
A collection of 750 biographies and portraits of notable historic and current figures in American and world history, literature, science and math, arts and entertainment, and the social sciences. Illustrated.
The progressive movement
Call Number: DVD 973 PRO
Publication Date: 2003
Covers the progressive movement of the early 20th century, the suffrage movement, progressive educators like Booker T. Washington and W.E.B. Du Bois, and political fads such as the socialists and the Wobblies. 30 minutes.
Industrialization & urbanization, 1870-1910
Call Number: DVD 973 IND
Publication Date: 2003
Covers the last decades of the 19th century, a period of industrialization and urbanization. Includes the steam engine, railroads, the rise of heavy industry, the Homestead Act of 1862, the agricultural revolution, immigration and westward migration, pollution as a social issue, and the conservation movement. 30 minutes.
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Vanderbilts and the Gilded Age
Call Number: 728.8 FOR
Publication Date: 1991-04-01
After an introductory chapter on the family antecedents, the book consists of a chapter on each of the houses--Biltmore, Shelburne, the Breakers, Marble House, and others less well known--that the third generation of wealth erected in what Mark Twain labeled "the gilded age."
America's Gilded Age
Call Number: 973.8 CLA
Publication Date: 1992-01-01
Traces the history of the United States from 1865 to 1901 through such primary sources as memoirs, diaries, letters, contemporary journalism, and official documents.
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