The Railroad Telegrapher

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The Railroad Telegrapher

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ISBN : WISC:89062224258
Genre : Communication and traffic
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Category: Communication and traffic

The Railroad Telegrapher Volume 35

Author : Order of Railroad Telegraphers (U S )
ISBN : 1011181169
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Visible Women

Author : Nancy A. Hewitt
ISBN : 0252063333
Genre : Social Science
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Fifteen leading historians of women and American history explore women's political action from 1830 to the present. While illustrating the scope and racial, ethnic, and class diversity of women's public activism, they also clarify conceptual issues. "Establishes important links between citizenship, race, and gender following the Reconstruction amendments and the Dawes Act of 1887." -- Sharon Hartmann Strom, American Historical Review
Category: Social Science

The Order Of Railroad Telegraphers

Author : Archibald MacDonald McIsaac
ISBN : NWU:35556022328256
Genre : Collective bargaining
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Hearing Before The Committee

Author : United States. Congress. House. Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce
ISBN : LOC:00019522994
Genre : Hours of labor
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Ma Kiley

Author : Thomas C. Jepsen
ISBN : 0874042755
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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This is the story of Ma Kiley, a Texas-born railroad telegraph operator who worked as a "boomer" in the American West, Mexico, and Canada in the early 1900s. Although autobiographical writings by women telegraph operators are rare, Ma Kiley left a richly detailed and moving personal account of her life and work in "The Bug and I, " first published by Railroad Magazine in 1950. This book also includes an introduction which provides background on telegraphy, a little known area of women's work. It attempts to fill in the "missing history" of women in telegraphy - how women gained access to the field of telegraphy, how they were viewed by their male co-workers, and how women operators struggled to establish their own identities.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Trans Communicator

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ISBN : STANFORD:36105118254270
Genre : Telegraphers
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Category: Telegraphers

Constitution

Author : Order of Railroad Telegraphers (U.S.)
ISBN : MINN:319510022411995
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Getting To Know Me

Author : John Henry Croom III
ISBN : 9781477103746
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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John H. Croom, III is a retired chief execujtive of one of the nation's largest natural gas companies. In his auto-biography, Getting to Know Me, he relates stories of his familu and childhood in his native North Carolina, his decision to be a professional engineer, and events throughout his adult working life, that took him north for almost fifty years, before retiring to his native state. Of special note, he expands on the interplay of marketing competition, regulation and politics in the natural gas business. His book concludes with his reflections on forces and natural occurrences that shaped his life, his career and his retirement.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Nebraska Biographical Dictionary

Author : Jan Onofrio
ISBN : 9780403098354
Genre : History
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Details the lives and activities of those persons, past and present, who have made history or news in Nebraska.
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Death Rode The Rails

Author : Mark Aldrich
ISBN : 9780801889073
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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For most of the 19th and much of the 20th centuries, railroads dominated American transportation. They transformed life and captured the imagination. Yet by 1907 railroads had also become the largest cause of violent death in the country, that year claiming the lives of nearly twelve thousand passengers, workers, and others. In Death Rode the Rails Mark Aldrich explores the evolution of railroad safety in the United States by examining a variety of incidents: spectacular train wrecks, smaller accidents in shops and yards that devastated the lives of workers and their families, and the deaths of thousands of women and children killed while walking on or crossing the street-grade tracks. The evolution of railroad safety, Aldrich argues, involved the interplay of market forces, science and technology, and legal and public pressures. He considers the railroad as a system in its entirety: operational realities, technical constraints, economic history, internal politics, and labor management. Aldrich shows that economics initially encouraged American carriers to build and operate cheap and dangerous lines. Only over time did the trade-off between safety and output—shaped by labor markets and public policy—motivate carriers to develop technological improvements that enhanced both productivity and safety. A fascinating account of one of America's most important industries and its dangers, Death Rode the Rails will appeal to scholars of economics and the history of transportation, technology, labor, regulation, safety, and business, as well as to railroad enthusiasts.
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The Industrial Revolution In America Overview Comparison

Author : Kevin Hillstrom
ISBN : 9781851097197
Genre : Agricultural innovations
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This three-volume set concludes ABC-CLIO's groundbreaking series on the Industrial Revolution as it played out in the United States, offering volumes on the communications industry and the agriculture and meatpacking industries--plus a concluding overview volume on the causes, courses, and interconnections among the industries that brought such dramatic change to our lives. * Sidebars take readers deeper into fascinating topics, such as the role of the railroads in the rise of Chicago's meatpacking industry and in the spread of the telegraph * Biographical sketches of larger-than-life entrepreneurs including Samuel F. B. Morse, Cyrus McCormick, and Philip Armour
Category: Agricultural innovations

Rodeo

Author : Jennifer Dowling
ISBN : 9781439634103
Genre : Photography
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Rodeo, located on the east shore of San Pablo Bay, was envisioned as the meatpacking center of the West when it was established by the Union Stockyard Company in 1890. That vision failed, but the town continued attracting residents for jobs at the nearby Hercules powder works, Selby smelter, and Oleum refinery. By the 1940s, a war-based industrial buildup made Rodeo’s population surge, and this was followed by a postwar boom in housing and retail construction. During these prosperous years, Rodeo was a regional hub for fishing and boating. Times have changed, but the images in these pages recall Rodeo’s early years—the marina, businesses and homes, schools, civic officials, and local industry, as well as the town’s celebrations, such as the Holy Ghost and Aquatic Festivals.
Category: Photography