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Homestead; the households of a mill town.

by Byington, Margaret Frances

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Published by Arno in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Pennsylvania,
  • Homestead.
    • Subjects:
    • Working class -- Pennsylvania -- Homestead.

    • Edition Notes

      Reprint of the 1910 ed.

      SeriesAmerican labor (New York, N.Y.)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD8085.H63 B9 1969
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxv, 292 p.
      Number of Pages292
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5192849M
      LC Control Number75013913

      “At the east end of town, at the foot of a hill, There’s a chimney so tall, that says ‘Aragon Mill,’ But there’s no smoke at all, comin’ out of the stack. For the mill has pulled out, and it ain’t comin’ back — And the only sound I hear is the sound of the wind. As it blows through the town, weave and spin, weave and spin.”. The Pittsburgh Survey (–) was a pioneering sociological study of the city of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States funded by the Russell Sage Foundation of New York is widely considered a landmark of the Progressive Era reform movement.. The Survey is one of the earliest and most thorough descriptions of urban conditions in the United States.

      STEELWORKERS RETHINK THE HOMESTEAD STRIKE OF * The in a review of Leon Wolffs book, Lockout, (a book Gutman described as the "fullest account to date" of the comprise the Pittsburgh Survey. The others are: Margaret Byington, Homestead: The Households of a Mill Town (New York, ); Paul Kellogg and others, Wage Earning File Size: 1MB. Homestead Book Company. P.O. Box Seattle, WA USA The Homestead Book Company is primarily a book and magazine distributor. If you have a retail store, please contact us for a free catalog at or send us an email. We have thousands of outrageous books, comix, magazines and sidelines that your customers will love.

      Town of Millston government. According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of square miles ( km²), of which, square miles ( km²) of it is land and square miles ( km²) of it (%) is water. Search results (1 - 20 of 21) Homestead: the households of a mill town. Creator. Byington, Margaret F. (Margaret Frances), Date. Book. Title. William J. Gaughan collection, (bulk ) Location.


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Homestead: The Households of a Mill Town published in is a great pioneering work of American social history. In it Margaret Byington makes a very detailed description of the livings the lives of the workers living in a company town belonging to Carnegie style and which in had been the site of one of the nastiest strikes in the history of US /5.

Homestead: the households of a mill town Volume 4 of Pittsburgh survey Volume 4 of Pittsburgh survey ; findings in six volumes, ed. by P. Kellogg The Pittsburgh survey; findings in six volumes: Author: Margaret Frances Byington: Publisher: Charities Publication Committee, Original from: the University of California: Digitized: Jan Book Description: Homestead, first published in as one volume in the classic Pittsburgh Survey, describes daily life in a community that was dominated economically and physically by the giant Homestead Works of the United States Steel ead, just across the Monongahela River from Pittsburgh, developed as a completely separate city -- a true mill.

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The following excerpt is from Margaret Byington’s Pittsburgh Survey volume, Homestead: The Households of a Mill Town, first published in In the spirit of the Progressive-era effort to scientifically document conditions, the book also included photographs (by the famous documentary photographer Lewis Hine) and detailed family budgets.

HOMESTEAD: THE HOUSEHOLDS OF A MILL TOWN The average expense for each man, including his share of the general sum, together with the amount spent individually, was about $ a month. Adding $ a month for room and washing, the total expense to each was about $11 a month.

In prosperous times these men make regularly $, which may be. The date of the sale, Septemmarked the founding of the town of Homestead, which retained its bucolic quality for nearly a decade despite the construction of a few hundred homes. That Homestead seems pre-historic. “Homestead existed because of the mill,” the author writes.

The living quarters in the Slav settlement of Homestead were as deplorable as the working conditions in the mill. In her book, Homestead: The Households of a Mill Town, a sociological study of the residents of early industrial Homestead, author Margaret F.

Byington vividly described the conditions in which the Slavic immigrants of Homestead lived. Homestead book. Read reviews from the world's largest community for readers.

Each life has its place, and every variation ripples the surface of the /5. Homestead, just across the Monongahela River from Pittsburgh, developed as a completely separate city -- a true mill town settled by newer immigrants and shaped in its attitudes by the infamous Homestead Strike of Pages:.

Homestead is a borough in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, USA, in the Monongahela River valley 7 miles (11 km) southeast of downtown Pittsburgh and directly across the river from the city limit line.

The borough is known for the Homestead Strike ofan important event in the history of labor relations in the United States. The population of Homestead was 3, at the County: Allegheny.In the first decade of the 20th century, Homestead was studied as part of the sociological Pittsburgh Survey, the results of which were eventually published as Homestead: The Households of a Mill Town.

In19, people lived in y: United States.The resulting six-volume report, written by progressive social reformers, included Margaret Byington’s Homestead: The Households of a Mill Town, first published in This excerpt from Byington’s study depicted work and home life for the immigrant women of Homestead.