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J. Edgar Thomson

master of the Pennsylvania

by James Arthur Ward

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Published by Greenwood Press in Westport, Conn .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Thomson, J. Edgar 1808-1874.,
    • Pennsylvania Railroad -- History.,
    • Businesspeople -- United States -- Biography.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementJames A. Ward.
      SeriesContributions in economics and economic history,, no. 33
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHE2754.T53 W37
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxviii, 265 p. :
      Number of Pages265
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4404219M
      ISBN 100313220956
      LC Control Number79006569
      OCLC/WorldCa5800730


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Thomson was in complete control of the building. “Some Thoughts on Teaching the Gilded Age in the Digital Age,” Newsletter of the Society for Historians of the Gilded Age and Progressive Era, Spring Essays on the Centennial Exposition, Colleges and Universities, Franklin B. Gowen, George Roberts, J.

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