Colorado's Small Town Industrial Revolution Commercial by Lee Scamehorn PDF

By Lee Scamehorn

ISBN-10: 1457507005

ISBN-13: 9781457507007

Lee Scamehorn is a professor emeritus of historical past on the collage of Colorado, Boulder. A veteran of global conflict II and the Korean clash, he earned an undergraduate measure at Western Michigan collage, and graduate levels on the collage of Illinois, Urbana, and then he taught at Boulder for 39 years. he's the writer of numerous books, together with Pioneer Steelmaker within the West: The Colorado gas and Iron corporation, 1872-1903 (1976), Mill & Mine: The CF&I within the 20th Century (1992), Albert Eugene Reynolds: Colorado's Mining King (1995), and excessive Altitude power: The background of Fossil Fuels in Colorado (2002). Colorado's Small city commercial Revolution is a learn in 3 elements. This, the 1st quantity, examines the beginning, evolution, and death of business meals canning and protecting industries in northeastern counties from 1871 to 1984. approximately 3 dozen groups, in Arapahoe, Adams. Boulder, Larimer, Morgan and Weld Counties, got canning or keeping companies, and often either. those, including a surge in flour milling, meat slaughtering and packing, creameries, cheesemaking, milk condensing, and sugar beet refining, comprised a burst of rural commercial improvement that may be referred to as a small city business revolution. it all started within the overdue 19th century, and was once, for all useful reasons, over by way of approximately 1920. The few advertisement organisations that persisted in operation after 1920, catered to not neighborhood and local markets, yet local and nationwide markets. initially, it used to be the author's purpose to finish this learn in 1960. It used to be a logical preventing position, for through that date many of the state's pioneer nutrients companies has disappeared, and the few last -- Empson Packing corporation and Kuner Pickle corporation, consolidated because the Kuner-Empson corporation, fortress Lupton Canning corporation, and Loveland Canning corporation -- differed dramatically from what that they had been prior within the twentieth-century. the choice to proceed past 1960 grew out of a wish to persist with the surviving pioneer companies to their shut of operations. furthermore, nutrients processors who seemed after 1930 have been attention-grabbing and precious of popularity. just one survived into the twenty-first century.

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