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The steel workers the Pittsburgh survey findings in six volumes by John A. Fitch

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Published by Charities Publication Committee in New York .
Written in English


  • Iron and steel workers -- Pennsylvania -- Pittsburgh.,
  • Working class -- Pennsylvania -- Pittsburgh.,
  • Pittsburgh (Pa.) -- Social conditions.

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Edition Notes

Statementby John A. Fitch ; ed. by P.U. Kellogg.
SeriesPittsburgh survey -- [v. 3], Genealogy & local history -- LH11295.
ContributionsRussell Sage Foundation. Charities Publication Committee.
LC ClassificationsHD8085.P6 P6 v. 3
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 380 p. :
Number of Pages380
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22708021M

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