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The Gilded and the Gritty: America, 1870-1912
Topic: MemoryTopic: ProgressTopic: PeopleTopic: PowerTopic: Empire
Topic: Progress: The Meaning of the Machine
Toolbox Overview: The Gilded and the Gritty: America, 1870-1912
Resource Menu: Progress
Text 1. Memory and Machines
Text 2. Brooklyn Bridge
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Text 3. Human Machines
Text 4. Christine Frederick
Text 5. Thomas Eakins
Text 6. Thomas Edison
Text 7. Wealth and Weightlessness
Text 8. Southern Statis
Text 9. The 1893 World's Columbian Exposition, Chicago

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2.  Brooklyn Bridge
- "The Celebration To-morrow," The Brooklyn Daily Eagle, 23 May 1883 (PDF)
- Charles G. D. Roberts, "Brooklyn Bridge," poem, The Atlantic Monthly, June 1899 (PDF)

       Brooklyn Bridge, 1898
1898
  
PrintingLength: 4 pages

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Brooklyn Bridge, from GreatBuildings.com

Brooklyn Bridge, from PBS/WGBH

Brooklyn Bridge, "walking photo tour" from Daniel's Manhattan Architecture Web

Charles G. D. Roberts, biography from Canadian Poetry Archive


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