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Author Garay, Ronald

Title U.S. Steel and Gary, West Virginia : corporate paternalism in Appalachia / Ronald Garay

Publ Info Knoxville : University of Tennessee Press, [2011]
Edition First edition
 RWU Main Library  HD9518.G37 G37 2011    AVAILABLE
 Salve Main Collection  HD9518.G37 G37 2011    AVAILABLE
 URI  HD9518.G37 G37 2011    AVAILABLE
Descript xxii, 265 pages : maps ; 24 cm
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Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Origins and settlement -- Iron and steelmaking science and manufacturing -- Pocahontas coalfield and the N&W -- Gary at the beginning -- Labor issues and labor organization -- Coal power and town life -- Steel industry in decline -- An era begins to close -- The signs are all around -- Tough but hopeful times -- U.S. Steel, marathon oil, and depression -- A bleak year -- U.S. Steel and asset redeployment -- The new U.S. Steel -- Muted optimism -- Disengagement -- Prosperity and uncertainty
LC subject Steel industry and trade -- West Virginia -- Gary -- History -- 20th century
Coal mines and mining -- West Virginia -- Gary -- History -- 20th century
Gary (W. Va.) -- Social conditions
Alt Title US Steel and Gary, West Virginia
ISBN 9781572337305 (hardcover)
1572337303 (hardcover)