Industrial Pioneers video book trailer

Author: Patrick Brown
Book: Industrial Pioneers: Scranton, Pennsylvania and the Transformation of America, 1840-1902

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Industrial Pioneers
Scranton, Pennsylvania and the
Transformation of America, 1840-1902
by Patrick Brown

During the nineteenth century, Scranton was the face of innovation, immigration, industrialization, and a rising America. Scranton was "the electric city" when electricity was the most exciting invention in the world, and a hub of technology and innovation—between 1840 and 1902, the city of Scranton changed from a lazy backwoods community to a modern industrial society with 100,000 residents. Dur…more

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