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One-Day Seminar: Robber Barons or Captains of Industry hosted by PA IU 9 (Smethport, PA)
April 2 @ 8:30 am - 3:00 pm
The Gilded Age is often portrayed as one of contrasts: the rich and the poor; the powerful and the weak. Dig deeply into a collection of documents from the latter decades of the 19th Century to see through the lens of the times how social norms, economic changes, and government policy reflected and shaped this era of rapid industrialization and urbanization, ongoing immigration, and the growth of wealth.
Discussion Leader: Gregory Schneider, Emporia State University
Registration: 8:00 am
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