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Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh:
American Marketplace

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Carnegie Libraryof Pittsburgh - American Marketplace

American Marketplace chronicles the development of the industrial expansion of the United States following the Civil War, and the parallel emergence of the consumer products reflecting the prosperity that came with 19th and 20th Century manufacturing.  The 669 titles reflect many well-known companies in industries such as agriculture,shipping, the railroads, and the early automotive and aviation trades.  Along with the manufacturer’s catalogs are period consumer products as illustrated in mail-order, retail, and merchandise catalogs.

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