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America Comes of Age

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We will examine the ripple effect of Industrial Age technology as it transforms and shapes late 19th and early 20th century America.  Topics include agriculture and industry; farm and city - horizontal and vertical landscapes; from iron horse to internal combustion engine; and taming the west.  Industrial transformation begins with assembly line, mass production, catalogs, RFD, and the homogenization of American culture; telegraph, phonograph, telephone, moving pictures, home remedies, homeopathy, medicine shows; M.D.s, antibiotics, hospitals, economics, Robber Barons, immigrants and labor, economics and politics, and technology and the arts.

Class Details

6 Sessions
Weekly - Tue

Discovery Park, New Town

Lynda Dunnigan 



Registration Closes On
Tuesday, September 11, 2018 @ 11:59 PM

Schedule Information

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s)
9/11/2018 - 10/16/2018 Weekly - Tue 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM Williamsburg, Discovery Park, New Town  Map Lynda Dunnigan