Workers at the Midvale Steel Plant in Coatesville, Pa.

Title

Workers at the Midvale Steel Plant in Coatesville, Pa.

Subject

Steel mill workers, Midvale Steel and Ordinance Company, Coatesville, Pennsylvania

Description

A group of African American and immigrant workers at Midvale Steel and Ordinance Company's Plant in Coatesville, Pa. c. 1910. Pennsylvania had enormous demand for labor in steel mills, and within a decade of incorporating African American workers, Midvale Steel Company treated their African American and immigrant workers uncommonly well, even compared to other mills in the North.

Source

Hagley Museum & Library

Publisher

WCU, HIS 601/HON 451 Great Migration and Digital Storytelling, Spring 2016

Date

c. 1910

Contributor

Melanie Pezdirtz

Rights

Courtesy of Hagley Museum & Library

Format

JPG

Type

Still Image

Files

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Citation

“Workers at the Midvale Steel Plant in Coatesville, Pa.,” Goin' North, accessed September 25, 2022, https://goinnorth.org/items/show/590.