An industrial society 1900-1920

An industrial society 1900-1920 - An Industrial Society...

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An Industrial Society 1900-1920 Shape of the new city o Patterns of sentiments: Colonial city vs. industrial Colonial Walking city Concentric pattern Center of town went from wealthy to poor Industrial Poor/slums “Zone of emergence” Suburban fringe Urban transportation Bridges and skyscrapers o Skyscrapers is result of new use of steel o “Chicago school” of architecture Home insurance buildings (1885) William LeBaran Jenney Wainwright building (1890): Louis H. Sullivan o Brooklyn bridge (1883) John and Washington Roebling 13 years to build 15 million dollars 20 people died Industrial Employees o Global market of labor o Massive influx of immigrants Migration chains Labor contractors o Rural workers o African American workers Children o 1900: 1.7 million children in industrial labor o 60 hour work-weeks o Paid 1/3 of adult wages Women o New job sources: typist, “telephone girls,” secretary
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This note was uploaded on 04/08/2008 for the course HIST 10613 taught by Professor Cupp during the Fall '08 term at TCU.

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