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Amish enterprise : from plows to profits

https://collections.lancasterhistory.org/en/permalink/lhdo18939
Author
Kraybill, Donald B.
Date of Publication
©1995.
Call Number
305.687 K91a
Responsibility
Donald B. Kraybill, Steven M. Nolt.
ISBN
0801850622
9780801850622
0801850630
9780801850639
Author
Kraybill, Donald B.
Place of Publication
Baltimore
Publisher
Johns Hopkins University Press,
Date of Publication
©1995.
Physical Description
xiv, 300 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
Notes
Autographed by the author.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 265-292) and index.
Subjects
Economics
Amish - Pennsylvania - Lancaster County
Amish.
Lancaster County (Pa.) - Church history - 20th century.
Lancaster County (Pa.) - Economic conditions.
Economics - Related to - Religion
Mennonites
Pennsylvania
Additional Author
Nolt, Steven M.,
Location
Lancaster History Library - Book
Call Number
305.687 K91a
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Annotations to Strassburger and Hinke's Pennsylvania German Pioneers

https://collections.lancasterhistory.org/en/permalink/lhdo12283
Author
Krebs, Friedrich
Call Number
905.748 GSP v.21
Author
Krebs, Friedrich
Physical Description
235-248 p.
Notes
In: Pennsylvania Genealogical Magazine, v.21 (1958-60).
Subjects
Pennsylvania Dutch.
Germans - Pennsylvania - Philadelphia.
Pennsylvania
Location
Lancaster History Library - Periodical Article
Call Number
905.748 GSP v.21
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Bending is not breaking : adaptation and persistence among 19th century Lancaster artisans

https://collections.lancasterhistory.org/en/permalink/lhdo17575
Author
Winpenny, Thomas R.
Date of Publication
c1990.
Call Number
331.794 W776
Responsibility
Thomas R. Winpenny.
ISBN
9780819178756 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780819178763 (paper : alk. paper)
Author
Winpenny, Thomas R.
Place of Publication
Lanham
Publisher
University Press of America,
Date of Publication
c1990.
Physical Description
xviii, 116 p. ; 23 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
Chapter: Thriving activity in a growing urban center, Lancaster's 18th century craft tradition ///The Lancaster artisan in 1819, the spectre of depression beyond the golden age /// Lancaster artisans in an industrializing society,1850 /// Changing work techniques as a key to persistence /// Cultural factors as a key to persistence /// The artisan in 1880 , adapting and surviving in a maturing industrial society
Summary
Examines how the industrial revolution affected the lives and work of artisans in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. The author seeks to correct the historical assumption that the rise of the factory system brought nothing but misery and hardship by showing how Lancaster weathered the challenge successfully.
Subjects
Artisans - Pennsylvania - Lancaster
Working classes - History
Pennsylvania
Location
Lancaster History Library - Lancaster County
Call Number
331.794 W776
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Breaking the backcountry : the Seven Years' War in Virginia and Pennsylvania, 1754 - 1765

https://collections.lancasterhistory.org/en/permalink/lhdo19422
Author
Ward, Matthew C.
Edition
1. paperback ed.
Date of Publication
2004.
Call Number
973.26 W261
Responsibility
Matthew C. Ward.
ISBN
0822958651
9780822958659
Author
Ward, Matthew C.
Edition
1. paperback ed.
Place of Publication
Pittsburgh, Pa
Publisher
Univ. of Pittsburgh Press,
Date of Publication
2004.
Physical Description
X, 329 S : Ill., Kt.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. [307]-318) and index.
Subjects
Geschichte - 1754-1765
Pennsylvania
United States
Virginia
Location
Lancaster History Library - Book
Call Number
973.26 W261
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The citizen-soldier reconsidered: Technology, the militia, and the Black Boys Uprising of 1765

https://collections.lancasterhistory.org/en/permalink/lhdo22203
Author
Summers, Clark H.
Date of Publication
2018.
Call Number
973.26 S955
Responsibility
by Clark H. Summers.
Author
Summers, Clark H.
Place of Publication
Ann Arbor, Mi
Publisher
ProQuest LLC ,
Date of Publication
2018.
Physical Description
273 pages : illus.; 23 centimers.
Notes
Humanities program.
Contains bibliographic references.
Summary
"The original research presented here focuses on the experience of the Pennsylvania militia formations established and evolving over the course of the French and Indian War, and during the subsequent years of Pontiacs War, from 1754 to 1765. In particular, the Black Boys Uprising of 1765 in the Conococheague Region of Pennsylvania serves as the index case, the first time American militiamen successfully defeated British regulars by employing adaptive hybrid tactics combined with accurate long-range rifle fires. This event demonstrates the means by which American militia might achieve tactical parity with British regulars." [Clark Summers in his review of the book, https://digitalcommons.salve.edu/dissertations/AAI10982011/]
Subjects
Pennsylvania
Kentucky rifle.
Black Boys Rebellion
United States
Location
Lancaster History Library - Book
Call Number
973.26 S955
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Controlling the opposition in Pennsylvania during the American Revolution

https://collections.lancasterhistory.org/en/permalink/lhdo10647
Author
Ousterhout, Anne M.
Call Number
905.748 HSP v.105
Author
Ousterhout, Anne M.
Physical Description
3-34 p.
Notes
Pennsylvania Magazine v.105 (1981).
Subjects
American Loyalists.
Pennsylvania
Confiscations - Pennsylvania
Location
Lancaster History Library - Periodical Article
Call Number
905.748 HSP v.105
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Emigrants from Wolfersweiler Parish, Germany, to Pennsylvania before 1750

https://collections.lancasterhistory.org/en/permalink/lhdo15921
Author
Bell, Raymond Martin
Call Number
905.29 NG v.63
Responsibility
by Raymond Martin Bell.
Author
Bell, Raymond Martin
Physical Description
105-109 p.
Notes
In: National Genealogical Society Quarterly, v.63 (1975)
Subjects
Pennsylvania
Location
Lancaster History Library - Periodical Article
Call Number
905.29 NG v.63
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The first thirteen families : another look at the religious and ethnic background of the emigrants from Crefeld (1683)

https://collections.lancasterhistory.org/en/permalink/lhdo20345
Author
Huelsbergen, Helmut E.
Call Number
Available at F&M
Responsibility
by Helmut E. Huelsbergen.
Author
Huelsbergen, Helmut E.
Physical Description
29-40 p.
Notes
In: Society for German-American Studies, Yearbook (1983) available at F&M College.
Subjects
Pennsylvania
German Americans
Crefeld (Germany) - Emigration and immigration - History - 17th century.
Germantown (Philadelphia, Pa.) - Emigration and immigration - 17th century - History.
Location
Lancaster History Library - Periodical Article
Call Number
Available at F&M
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Freedom by degrees : emancipation in Pennsylvania and its aftermath

https://collections.lancasterhistory.org/en/permalink/lhdo4822
Author
Nash, Gary B.
Date of Publication
1991.
Call Number
326 N249
Responsibility
Gary B. Nash, Jean R. Soderlund.
ISBN
0195045831 (alk. paper)
Author
Nash, Gary B.
Place of Publication
New York
Publisher
Oxford University Press,
Date of Publication
1991.
Physical Description
xvi, 249 p. : ill., map ; 22 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. 207-236) and index.
African American resources at Lancaster County Historical Society.
Summary
During the revolutionary era, in the midst of the struggle for liberty from Great Britain, Americans up and down the Atlantic seaboard confronted the injustice of holding slaves. Lawmakers debated abolition, masters considered freeing their slaves, and slaves emancipated themselves by running away. But by 1800, of states south of New England, only Pennsylvania had extricated itself from slavery, the triumph, historians have argued, of Quaker moralism and the philosophy of natural rights. With exhaustive research of individual acts of freedom, slave escapes, legislative action, and anti-slavery appeals, Nash and Soderlund penetrate beneath such broad generalizations and find a more complicated process at work. Defiant runaway slaves joined Quaker abolitionists like Anthony Benezet and members of the Pennsylvania Abolition Society to end slavery and slave owners shrewdly calculated how to remove themselves from a morally bankrupt institution without suffering financial loss by freeing slaves as indentured servants, laborers, and cottagers.
Subjects
Slaves - Pennsylvania.
Slavery - Pennsylvania
African Americans - Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania - History - Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775.
Pennsylvania - History - 1775-1865.
Slavery - Abolition - History
Pennsylvania
Additional Author
Soderlund, Jean R.,
Location
Lancaster History Library - Book
Call Number
326 N249
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Frontier rebels : the fight for independence in the American West, 1765-1776

https://collections.lancasterhistory.org/en/permalink/lhdo21709
Author
Spero, Patrick,
Date of Publication
2018.
Call Number
974.802 S749f
Responsibility
Patrick Spero.
Author
Spero, Patrick,
Place of Publication
New York
Publisher
W W. Norton & Company,
Date of Publication
2018.
Physical Description
xvii [1], 268, [1]] pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
Notes
Autographed by the author.
Includes author's note, notes, about the author and index.
"The Black Boys, also known as the Brave Fellows and the Loyal Volunteers, were members of a white settler movement in the Conococheague Valley of colonial Pennsylvania sometimes known as the Black Boys Rebellion. The Black Boys, so-called because they sometimes blackened their faces during their actions, were upset with British policy regarding American Indians following Pontiac's War. When that war came to an end in 1765, the Pennsylvania government began to reopen trade with the Native Americans who had taken part in the uprising. Many settlers of the Conococheague Valley were outraged, having suffered greatly from Indian raids during the war. The 1764 Enoch Brown School Massacre, in which ten school children had been killed and scalped, was the most notorious example of these raids." [from Wikipedia]
Summary
"The American Revolution has traditionally been depicted as a struggle between North American settlers and British imperial forces, but this intensively researched study from Spero, the director of Philadelphia's American Philosophical Society Library, analyzes the crucial role of settler attitudes toward Native Americans in sparking the conflict. While administrators in London viewed Native people as important trading partners within their American empire, many white colonists saw them as a terrifying menace and 'wanted to be free of the Indians as much as they wanted to be free of their imperial overlords.' Spero tells of the little-studied Pennsylvania backcountry rebels called the Black Boys, who in 1765 revolted against Britain's willingness to accommodate Native interests. Readers who have been accustomed to considering the Revolutionary War as a conflict between American liberty and British oppression may find this account discomfiting, but Spero presents convincing support for his thesis that hatred of Indians and desire for their lands played a pivotal role in fomenting the revolution and 'produced the roadmap' for the next century of American history, delving deeply into previously underutilized sources, including the journals of fur trader George Croghan. Spero's thoughtful work is an important contribution to ongoing reassessments of the nature and meaning of the American founding." (from Publishers Weekly.com)
Subjects
Callendar, Robert.
Johnson, William, - Sir.
Insurgency - Pennsylvania
Croghan, George, - 1720?-1782
Frontier and pioneer life - Ohio River Valley
Black Boys Rebellion - Colonial period ca 1600-1775.
Illinois - Colonial peiod ca 1600-1775
Ohio - Colonial period ca 1600-1775.
Indians of North America - Ohio River Valley.
Indians of North Americd
Indiana - Colonial period ca 1600-1775.
Gage, Thomas, - 1721-1787,
Pontiac's Conspiracy, - 1763-1765
Pennsylvania - History - Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775.
Frontier
Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania - History - Colonial period ca. 1600-1775.
Location
Lancaster History Library - Book
Call Number
974.802 S749f
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