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  1. The Age of the City…

  2. Urbanization Migration Immigration Assimilation Exclusion American Protective Association Immigration Restriction League

  3. Redefining the city Public Parks Frederick Law Olmstead Public cultural centers Philanthropy 1893 Columbian Exposition of Chicago Housing Developments Suburbs Tenement buildings Jacob Riis Infrastructure Transportation Roads & bridges Brooklyn Bridge Skyscrapers

  4. Tenement Building in New York

  5. Frederick Law Olmstead

  6. Jacob Riis’ Photographs

  7. Children on the street

  8. The Bar Room

  9. Impoverished Workers

  10. Problems of the City Disasters Great Fires Chicago Earthquakes

  11. Great Chicago Fire

  12. San Francisco Earthquake 1906

  13. Problems of the city (con’t) Department of Water Works Medical and sanitation advances Crime Poverty “deserving poor” Salvation Army Crime rate increases Political machine William M. Tweed

  14. Boss Tweed and Tammany Hall

  15. Some improved working conditions • Henry Ford • Assembly Line • Frederick Taylor • Scientific Mgt.

  16. Henry Ford

  17. Ford Assembly Line

  18. Did you know?????Prices in the early 1900’s Average house = $2,000 Annual salary = $708.00 Gallon of gas = 5 cents Ford’s Model A = $850.00 Ford’s Model T = $575.00—after the assembly line

  19. Trends in Shopping Rising incomes Women in the marketplace Consumers National Consumer League New opportunities Department stores Chain stores A & P F. W. Woolworth

  20. Entertainment Sporting Events Baseball Barn storming Football Basketball James Naismith Prize Fighting Music and Theatre Vaudeville Nickelodeons Motion picture D.W. Griffith

  21. Entertainment (con’t) Pleasure Parks Central Park Coney Island Luna Park Dreamland Literature Newspaper production Dime novels The Red Badge of Courage

  22. Central Park

  23. Coney Island

  24. Coney Island Attractions 1925-1940

  25. Luna Park

  26. Stephen Crane

  27. Other forms of entertainment Family gatherings Telephone Switchboard

  28. Growth in Education Public Schools Colleges and Universities Private institutions Morrill Land Grant Act of 1862

  29. Women in the Victorian Age Separate “spheres” Higher education Mount Holyoke Changing roles in society

  30. Queen Victoria

  31. Victorian depiction of women

  32. VegetablesAppetizersHalf of a Cantaloupe 10¢ Sliced Orange 10¢ Young Onions 5¢ Sliced Tomatoes 10¢ New Radishes 5¢ Sliced Cucumbers 10¢ • SoupOld Fashion Navy Bean 10¢ • DrinksCoffee 5¢ Milk 5¢ Tea 5¢ DessertLemon Layer Cake 5¢ Ice Cream 10¢ Ice Cream and Cake 15¢ Raspberries and Cream 10¢ Rhubarb Pie 5¢ Green Apple Pie 5¢ • Main CourseChannel Catfish 20¢ Pork Tenderloins 20¢ Omelet with Jelly 15¢ Roast Pork with Applesauce 20¢ Chicken Fricassee 20¢ Roast Beef 15¢ Pork and Beans 15¢ • Corn on the Cob 10¢ Buttered Beets 5¢ Mashed Potatoes 5¢ Pickled Beets 5¢ Cole Slaw 5¢ Salad 10¢

  33. First class “Smoking Room”

  34. 1st Class Staterooms on Titanic

  35. Did you Know???? Cost of a ticket (one way):First-Class (parlor suite): £870/$4,350 ($50,000 today).First-Class (berth): £30/$150 ($1,724 today).2 Executive Suites on Board ($ 78,000 today)

  36. 2nd Class Cabins • Cost of a Second-Class ticket (one way): £12/$60 ($690 today).

  37. Cost of a Third-Class ticket (one way): £3/$15 to £8/$40 ($172 to $460 today).