Stories from PA History
Story Credits
A Diversity of Industries
Story Credits:

Authors: John Kenly Smith, Jr., Lehigh University, with the assistance of Tom Dublin and Charles Hardy III, and contributions by William Pencak.

Captions: Marie Brown Wilson with the assistance of Charles Hardy III and W. Cary Eberly.

Digital Rights, Image Research, and Image Galleries: Marie Brown Wilson with the assistance of John Smith

Related Attractions: Kim Samilo

Digital Content Ingestion: Corrine Macauley and Marie Brown Wilson

Lesson Plans:
Elementary School:
From Rags to (Paper) Riches: Explore Colonial Papermaking,, by Jeffery Nolt

Middle School:
W. Atlee Burpee and the "Seeds" of Becoming an Entrepreneur, by Carrie Curtis and Cynthia Greene

High School:
John Wanamaker and his "New Kind of Store", by John Castaldo

Accessible Archives
Alcoa Incorporated
American Fiber Manufacturers Association
American Premier Underwriters, Inc
American Treasures, Library of Congress
American Viscose Corporation
Athenaeum of Philadelphia
Atwater Kent Museum of Philadelphia
Barbara J. Mogush
Bill Layne Wilson
Boyertown Museum of Historic Vehicles
Burpee Seed Company
Cable Center, Barco Library
Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh
Carnegie Museum of Art
Charles L. Blockson Afro American Collection, Temple University
Chester Times Year Book, 1949
Clearfield County Historical Society
Corrine Macauley
David E. Illig
Drake Well Museum
Duke University, Rare Book, Manuscript, and Special Collections Library
Forbes Collection of New York
Ford City Public Library
Free Library of Philadelphia, Print and Picture Collection
Friends of the Wanamaker Organ,
Hagley Museum and Library
Hershey Community Archives
Historic Rittenhouse Town
Historical Society of Pennsylvania
Historical Society of Western Pennsylvania
Jerry Millevoi
John Mosley Collection
Kheel Center Labor Photos, Cornell University
Lafayette University, Kirby Collection of Historical paintings
Lancaster County Historical Society
Landis Valley Farm Museum
Larry Handy,
Latrobe Area Historical Society, Latrobe, PA
Lehigh University
Lehigh Valley Heritage Museum
Library and Archives Division of The Historical Society of Western Pennsylvania
Library Company of Philadelphia
Library of Congress
Luzerne County Historical Society
Lycoming County Historical Society and The Thomas T. Taber Museum
Mack Trucks Historical Museum
Millersville University Archaeology Program
National Archives
National Canal Museum
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
Newlin Grist Mill, Glen Mills, Pa.
Pacific County Historical Society and Museum
Palmer Museum of Art, Pennsylvania State University
Pennsylvania Heritage Magazine Collections and Staff
Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission
Pennsylvania Rural Electric Association
Pennsylvania State Archives Collections and Staff
Pennsylvania State Museum Collections and Staff
Pennsylvania State University Museums, Libraries and Archives
Railroaders Memorial Museum, Altoona, PA
Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania
Raymond E. Holland Regional and Industrial Collection
Rich Wagner
Ruhrfisch, Wikipedia
Senator John Heinz History Center
Schwenkfelder Library and Heritage Center, Pennsburg, Pa
Smithsonian Institution Libraries,
State Museum of Pennsylvania
Temple University, Urban Archives, Philadelphia, Pa
Theodore R. Hazen
Tod von Mechow
United States Patent Office.
University of Pittsburgh, Archives Service Center
Urban Archives, Temple University Libraries, Philadelphia
WITF, Inc.
Wyoming Historical and Geological Society
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