Associate Professor of History
National Humanities Center Fellow
About the SeminarWhat constituted progress during the Progressive era? How did Americans define the "old" and "new," "backward" and "progressive" during this period? How did economic and industrial ideas and methods influence other areas of American life during the Progressive era?
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- “Machinery Hall” on the Free Library of Philadelphia’s website about the 1876 Centennial Exhibition.
- Frederick Winslow Taylor, The Principles of Scientific Management, chapter 2; note and discussion questions.
- Christine Frederick, The New Housekeeping (excerpts); note and discussion questions.