National Historical Publications & Records Commission

The Franklin Institute and the Making of Industrial America

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Workers pose at their stations in a workshop at the Budd Company’s Hunting Park plant, 1924. Courtesy the Franklin Institute


(Microfiche Edition)

Franklin Institute / ProQuest

A selective edition of approximately 30,000 pages of textual and graphic items from the Institute’s records, including correspondence, committee reports, lantern slides, photographs, and technical drawings. The records contain much of importance to scholars interested in the study of shipbuilding, steelmaking, the Wright Brothers’ aircraft, gas lighting, and other aspects of science and technology during the Industrial Revolution.


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