The Resource Pittsburgh's South Side, Stuart P. Boehmig, (electronic resource)

Pittsburgh's South Side, Stuart P. Boehmig, (electronic resource)

Label
Pittsburgh's South Side
Title
Pittsburgh's South Side
Statement of responsibility
Stuart P. Boehmig
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Language
eng
Summary
In 1763, King George III granted 3,000 acres of bottomland on the south side of the Monongahela River to Maj. Gen. John Ormsby for his service in capturing Fort Duquesne during the French and Indian War. Just 100 years later, this flat river plain became the center of the "Workplace of the World." Powerful industrial giants such as B. F. Jones, James Laughlin, and Henry W. Oliver were drawn to the area, making it the heart of the Industrial Revolution. Immigrants came in droves from Germany, Ireland, Scotland, England, and later from central and Eastern Europe. They crowded Carson Street with the sights and sounds of different languages, customs, and fashions. These were the people who made the steel and iron that built America. Pittsburgh's South Side is their story, a story of glass factories, steel mills, incline planes, trolley cars, saloons, and the crowded row houses where they raised their families
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Midwest
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Boehmig, Stuart P
Dewey number
974.8/860430222
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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  • Historic buildings
  • South Side (Pittsburgh, Pa.)
  • Pittsburgh (Pa.)
  • South Side (Pittsburgh, Pa.)
  • Pittsburgh (Pa.)
  • South Side (Pittsburgh, Pa.)
  • Pittsburgh (Pa.)
Target audience
adult
Label
Pittsburgh's South Side, Stuart P. Boehmig, (electronic resource)
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https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11453718
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multicolored
Control code
MWT11453718
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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MWT11453718
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Pittsburgh's South Side, Stuart P. Boehmig, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11453718
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11453718
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Publisher number
MWT11453718
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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