Urban Capitalists: Entrepreneurs and City Growth in Pennsylvania's Lackawanna and Lehigh Regions, 1800-1920
Burton W. Folsom, Jr. provides analysis of the role of entrepreneurs in the urban development of Pennsylvania's Lackawanna and Lehigh regions from 1800 to 1920.
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The First Towns in Northeast Pennsylvania 18001850
B Initial Route of the Delaware and Hudson Canal
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