The Resource Disaster in Lawrence : the fall of Pemberton Mill, Alvin F. Oickle, (ebook)

Disaster in Lawrence : the fall of Pemberton Mill, Alvin F. Oickle, (ebook)

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Disaster in Lawrence : the fall of Pemberton Mill
Title
Disaster in Lawrence
Title remainder
the fall of Pemberton Mill
Statement of responsibility
Alvin F. Oickle
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Language
eng
Summary
The destruction was unimaginable. Workers in nearby factories watched with horror as the Pemberton Mill buckled and then collapsed, trapping more than six hundred workers, many of them women and children. Word of the disaster spread quickly and volunteers rushed to the scene. As survivors called out for help, a lantern fell, and within minutes fire engulfed the building, burning those trapped inside. It took days for rescuers to complete the grim task of removing the charred bodies of the dead. Alvin F. Oickle's riveting account illustrates why, nearly a century and a half later, the Pemberton collapse is still considered one of the worst industrial calamities in American history
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Midwest
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Oickle, Alvin F
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974.4/503
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Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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  • Disasters
  • Building failures
  • Fires
  • Disasters
  • Lawrence (Mass.)
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adult
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Disaster in Lawrence : the fall of Pemberton Mill, Alvin F. Oickle, (ebook)
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1 online resource
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9781614234869
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11509031
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11509031
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MWT11509031
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Disaster in Lawrence : the fall of Pemberton Mill, Alvin F. Oickle, (ebook)
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Publication
Color
multicolored
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781614234869
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11509031
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11509031
System control number
MWT11509031
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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