Homestead: the glory and tragedy of an American steel town
A chronicle of the rise and fall of the town of Homestead, Pennsylvania, describes how the town went from being the emblem of America's industrial might and the heart of the U.S. Steel Corporation to being a run-down relic. 25,000 first printing.
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The Day the Mill Went Down
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