Albion in the Twentieth Century Frank Passic

ISBN: 9780738519814

Published: June 10th 2002

Paperback

128 pages


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Albion in the Twentieth Century  by  Frank Passic

Albion in the Twentieth Century by Frank Passic
June 10th 2002 | Paperback | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, audiobook, mp3, ZIP | 128 pages | ISBN: 9780738519814 | 6.31 Mb

The Albion Malleable Iron Company was the major influence in bringing hundreds of workers from eastern and southern Europe, and from southern U.S. states to Albion, Michigan, in the early 20th century. These workers established their families andMoreThe Albion Malleable Iron Company was the major influence in bringing hundreds of workers from eastern and southern Europe, and from southern U.S.

states to Albion, Michigan, in the early 20th century. These workers established their families and lived their lives in this industrial town, which grew to become a true melting pot of ethnic diversity in the 20th century.Albion in the 20th Century features more than 225 photographs from the personal collection of Albion historian Frank Passic, which chronologically show the changes in the community.

The book focuses on everyday workers (including union officials and factory workers) and ball teams-plus famous people such as wildlife artist Lynn Bogue Hunt and writer-photographer Gwen Dew. Notable events chronicled include the capture of the Purple Gang car, the 1994 NCAA Division III Albion College Britons national football championship, and the Cardboard Classic sled race.



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