The Pittsburgh Survey
This topical collection contains resources related to the Pittsburgh Survey, a groundbreaking Progressive Era research study of the living and working conditions in turn-of-the-century Pittsburgh. This study, published in books and magazines, led to the passage of worker-safety laws and encouraged other Progressive Era reforms. The images, readings, and links to archival materials in this collection can be used to support exploration of the questions below.
- In what way did the Pittsburgh Survey reflect Progressive Era concerns, strategies, and achievements?
- How did Progressive Era beliefs about social change differ from those held previously?
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