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Lawrence in the Gilded Age

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ISBN-10: 0738535109

ISBN-13: 9780738535104

Edition: 2004

Authors: Louise Brady Sandberg

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The Gilded Age, c. 1870-1898, was a time of promise and expanding horizons for the people of Lawrence, known as "the Queen City on the Merrimack." Passenger trains, horse-drawn trolleys, and electric streetcars dominated transportation, one-third of the population worked in manufacturing, and thirteen newspapers brought the latest information to the city's burgeoning population of nearly sixty thousand people. Through unique images from the special collections of the Lawrence Public Library, rich commentary, and a virtual walking tour, Lawrence in the Gilded Age relives the last three decades of the nineteenth century in Lawrence, which had managed to avoid the labor strikes and political…    
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Book details

List price: $21.99
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
Publication date: 3/17/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 128
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.25" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.638
Language: English