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19th-century blast furnace in operation. (National Park Service, Richard Schlecht, illustrator)

Hopewell Furnace: A Pennsylvania Iron-making Plantation tells the story of one of the 65 small ironworks operating in southeast Pennsylvania...

'Chief Little Crow,' With pen and pencil on the frontier in 1851; the diary and sketches of Frank Blackwell Mayer, by Francis Blackwell Mayer (Saint Paul, 1932).

Pioneering the Upper Midwest: Books from Michigan, Minnesota, and Wisconsin, 1820-1910 portrays the states of Michigan, Minnesota and Wisconsin from the 17th to the early 20th...

On December 8, 1941, the day after the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor, President Franklin Roosevelt delivered this 'Day of Infamy Speech.' Immediately afterward, Congress declared war, and the Unite

Our Documents features 100 milestone documents in U.S. history. Each week, the website highlights 3...

Dye house workers, ca. 1900. (Courtesy of the Passaic County Historical Society)

Paterson, New Jersey: America's Silk City examines conditions that led to the famous 1913 strike in a city that produced nearly...


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