Carnegie Company banquet in celebration of impending creation of the U. S. Steel Corporation, January 1901.
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Photograph of officials from the Carnegie Companies, gathered together in a lavish ballroom.

Credit: Courtesy of the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh

On the evening of January 1, 1901, officials from the Carnegie Companies gathered at the Schenly Hotel in Pittsburgh to celebrate the impending buyout of the Carnegie Company by J P Morgan. Carnegie would soon become part of the United States Steel Corporation, the world's largest steel producer and largest corporation.

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