The Resource A buoyant expansion : the industrialization of Harrisonburg, Scott Hamilton Suter

A buoyant expansion : the industrialization of Harrisonburg, Scott Hamilton Suter

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A buoyant expansion : the industrialization of Harrisonburg
Title
A buoyant expansion
Title remainder
the industrialization of Harrisonburg
Statement of responsibility
Scott Hamilton Suter
Title variation
  • The industrialization of Harrisonburg
  • After the backcountry: rural life and society in the 19th century Valley of Virginia
  • Rural life and society in the 19th century Valley of Virginia
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Language
eng
Summary
  • Unpublished manuscript by Scott Hamilton Suter of James Madison University used as the basis of his presentation at an interdisciplinary conference held at VMI on March 23-25, 1995
  • Records history of Emanuel Suter's efforts at industrializing local pottery businesses in Harrisonburg, Va. during the later part of the 19th and early 20th centuries. Shows how this attempt [and others] were hindered by local dependence on northern resources and markets
Biographical or historical data
Emanuel Suter, 1833-1902, was a farmer and local potter in the Shenandoah Valley who investigated and experimented with new methods and machinery for producing pottery.
Cataloging source
VMC
Label
A buoyant expansion : the industrialization of Harrisonburg, Scott Hamilton Suter
Publication
Arrangement
Only copy of manuscript kept in pamphlet binder and shelved in classed section of Special Collections.
Control code
33428562
Extent
21 leaves ; 29 cm.

Library Locations

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      Carrier Library Second Floor Room 203, MSC 1704, 880 Madison Drive, Harrisonburg, VA, 22807, US
      38.438299 -78.8741916
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