Workshop of the World

stories of industry in & around Philadelphia


George and William Baist, Baist's Atlas of the City of Philadelphia (Philadelphia, 1888)

George and William Baist, Property Atlas of the City and County of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, 1895)

Lorin Blodget, The Textile Industries of Philadelphia (Philadelphia, 1880)

G.W. and W.S. Bromley, Atlas of the City of Philadelphia (Philadelphia, 1910)

Interview with Thomas Connelly, October 27, 1989 (notes on file at the Philadelphia Historical Commission)

Franklin Davenport Edmunds,
The Public Schools of Philadelphia from 1853 to 1867 (Philadelphia, 1917)

Interview with Russell Fawley, Jr. and Larry Mason, October 26, 1989 (notes on file at the Philadelphia Historical Commission)

Edwin T. Freedley,
Philadelphia and Its Manufactures (Philadelphia, 1857)

Mildred Goshow, Material Relating to Mills and Mill Owners of Manayunk in the Nineteenth Century (unpublished manuscript, 1970, available at the Roxborough Branch of the Free Library of Philadelphia)

Charles V. Hagner, Early History of the Falls of the Schuylkill (Philadelphia, 1869)

Hexamer General Surveys, dating 1865-1897

Brooke Hindle and Steven Lubar,
Engines of Change, the American Industrial Revolution 1790-1860 (Washington DC, 1986)

G.M. Hopkins, Atlas of Philadelphia & Its Environs, vol. 2 (Philadelphia, 1878)

F.H.M. Kling, Atlas of Philadelphia (Lansdale, PA, 1929)

Bruce Laurie, Working People of Philadelphia, 1800-1850 (Philadelphia, 1980)

McElroy's Philadelphia Directory, 1855 & 1866

Russell F. Weigley, ed., Philadelphia, A Three Hundred Year History (New York, 1982)

J. Thomas Scharf and Thompson Westcott, History of Philadelphia, 1609-1884vols. I, II & III (Philadelphia, 1884)

Philip Scranton, Proprietary Capitalism, the Textile Manufacture at Philadelphia, 1800-1885, (Philadelphia, 1983)

Philip Scranton and Walter Licht, Work Sights, Industrial Philadelphia, 1890-1950, (Philadelphia, 1983)

Cynthia Shelton, The Mills of Manayunk (Baltimore, 1986)

Stuart and Co, Inc., Report On The Reading, (Stuart & Co., 1945), pg. 9

Stuart Wells, The Schuylkill Navigation and the Girard Canal (University of Pennsylvania, unpublished thesis, 1989)

Nicholas B. Wainwright, History of the Philadelphia Electric Company 1881-1961 (Philadelphia, 1961)


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