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Readings

Bastian, Jeannette. “Flowers for Homestead: A Case Study in Archives and Collective Memory,” The American Archivist, April 2009, vol. 72, No. 1 (spring/summer) pp 113-132. http://americanarchivist.org/doi/pdf/10.17723/aarc.72.1.k751734304667050

Bell, Thomas. Out of This Furnace. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 1991.

Byington, Margaret F. Homestead: Households of a Mill Town. New York: Charities publication Committee, 1910. https://digital.library.pitt.edu/islandora/object/pitt%3A00hc12053m

Couvares, Francis G. The Remaking of Pittsburgh: Class and Culture in an Industrializing City, 1877-1919. Albany: State University of New York Press, 1984.

Greenwald, Maurine W. and Margo J. Anderson. “Does the Evidence Support the Argument? Margaret Byington’s Cost of Living Suvey of Homestead,” Pittsburgh Surveyed: Social Science and Social Reform in Early Twentieth Century. Pittsburgh, PA: University of Pittsburgh Press, 1996. https://digital.library.pitt.edu/islandora/object/pitt%3A31735037864620/viewer#page/1/mode/up

Hamline. “Homestead and its Perilous Trades,” McClure’s Magazine, June 1894. https://riversofsteel.com/_uploads/files/mcclure.pdf

Hayes, Samuel P. City at the Point: Essays on the Social History of Pittsburgh. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 1989. (specifically, Chapter 4 “Working-Class Formation, Development, and Consciousness in Pittsburgh, 1790-1960,” by Richard Oestreicher) https://digital.library.pitt.edu/islandora/object/pitt%3A31735057894911/viewer#page/1/mode/2up

Hobrook, Zephaniah Swift. “Lessons of the Homestead Troubles,” Address before the Sunset Club, Chicago, November 17, 1892.

Kahan, Paul. The Homestead Strike: Labor, Violence and American Industry. Routledge, 2013.

Krause, Paul. The Battle for Homestead, 1880-1892: Politics, Culture, and Steel. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 1992. https://digital.library.pitt.edu/islandora/object/pitt%3A31735029580705/viewer#page/1/mode/2up

Marcus, Irwin; Bullard, Jennie; Moore, Rob. “Change and Continuity: Steel Workers in Homestead, Pennsylvania, 1889-1895,” The Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography Vol. 111, No. 1 (Jan., 1987) pp. 61-75. https://www.jstor.org/stable/20092075?seq=1#metadata_info_tab_contents

McCollester, Charles. The Point of Pittsburgh, Chapters 6-10.  Pittsburgh: Battle of Homestead Foundation.

Oestreicher, Richard. “The Spirit of ’92 Popular Opposition in Homestead’s Politics and Culture, 1892-1937,” Pittsburgh Surveyed: Social Science and Social Reform in the Early Twentieth Century. Pittsburgh, PA: University of Pittsburgh Press, 1996.  https://digital.library.pitt.edu/islandora/object/pitt%3A31735037864620/viewer#page/1/mode/2up

Rosenberg, David. “Wages versus the Library: The National Labor Tribune and Carnegie Library Philanthropy, 1876-1908.” Seminar paper, University of Pittsburgh, 1988. Box 3, folder 37, University of Pittsburgh Assorted Research Papers, UA.90.22.T, University Archives, Archives & Special Collections, University of Pittsburgh Library System. https://digital.library.pitt.edu/islandora/object/pitt%3AUS-PPiU-ua90822t/viewer

Standiford, Les. Meet You in Hell: Andrew Carnegie, Henry Clay Frick, and the Bitter Partnership that Transformed America. New York: Crown Publishers, 2005.

Stowell, Myron R. “Fort Frick,” or the Siege of Homestead: A History of the Famous Struggle Between the Amalgamated Association of Iron and Steel Workers and the Carnegie Steel Co. of Pittsburgh, PA. Pittsburgh: Pittsburgh Printing Company, 1893. https://archive.org/details/fortfrickorsiege00stow/page/n7

Walker, Charles R. Steel the Diary of a Furnace Worker. Boston: The Atlantic Monthly Press, 1920. https://archive.org/details/steeldiaryoffurn00walkrich/page/n7