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Becoming an Industrial Society
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Becoming an Industrial Society
A more detailed examination of this topic is planned for the future. In the meantime, this small collection of images is presented.
 
The Growing Influence of Robber Barons, Monopolies, & Trusts
Cornelius Vanderbilt as the modern Colossus of railroads, Puck magazine, 1879, by Joseph Keppler
Cornelius Vanderbilt as the modern Colossus of railroads, Puck magazine, 1879, by Joseph Keppler
"A Trustworthy Beast," Harper's Weekly, October 20, 1888, by William A. Rogers
"A Trustworthy Beast," Harper's Weekly, October 20, 1888, by William A. Rogers
"Bosses of the Senate," Puck, January 23, 1889, by Joseph Keppler
"Bosses of the Senate," Puck, January 23, 1889, by Joseph Keppler
Populism Cartoon: The West and South feed the country while Wall Street milks it, c.1890
Populism Cartoon: The West and South feed the country while Wall Street milks it, c.1890
Populism Cartoon: The West and South feed the country while Wall Street milks it, c.1890
"What a Funny Little Government," The Verdict, August 25, 1899, by Herbert Taylor
John D. Rockefeller, of Standard Oil, as Emperor, Puck, 1901, Artist unknown
John D. Rockefeller, of Standard Oil, as Emperor. Puck magazine, 1901, Artist unknown
       
 
Statistics
Railroads, 1870-1900
Railroads, 1870-1900
Iron & Steel Production, 1870-1900
Iron & Steel Production, 1870-1900
Crude Petroleum Production, 1870-1900
Crude Petroleum Production, 1870-1900
   
 
Industrial Imagery
1900s Stereoview, "Marvelous Type-Setting Machines, Sears"
1900s Stereoview, "Marvelous Type-Setting Machines, Sears" (2 views)
1900s Stereoview, "Watchmaking at Sears Roebuck"
1900s Stereoview, "Watchmaking at Sears Roebuck" (2 views)
     
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