Grade Range: 9-12Resource Type(s): Primary Source, Reference MaterialsDate Posted: 12/23/2010
Beginning eight days after the first shots of the American Civil War were fired and three days before his wedding, William Steinway’s remarkable diary bears witness to one of the most dynamic periods in American history. This website examines the life of William Steinway and the display of his diary at the Smithsonian.
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The Battle of the Sewing Machines" was composed and arranged by F. Hyde for the piano, and was pu...
Reconstruction, progressive era, immigrant, New York City, industry, business, Lincoln, Abraham, primary source, Cleveland, Grover, immigration, New York, Civil War, nineteenth century, technology, assassination, electricity, 1860s, music, transportation, labor
Fleishman's depiction of the first Civil War battle relies on individual voices to give a human f...
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