1819 -1870

This collection includes material from the following newspapers: Delaware County American (Media, Pennsylvania); Delaware County Republican (Darby & Chester, Pennsylvania); The Upland Union (Chester, Pennsylvania); Delaware County Democrat (Chester, Pennsylvania); The Post Boy (Chester, Pennsylvania). This database documents the industrialization of predominantly agrarian culture established by Quaker farmers in the 18th century. This collection contains full-text transcriptions of articles, advertisements, and vital statistics, providing insight into technology, business activity and material culture in a down-river milling and manufacturing community at the height of the Industrial Revolution.

Materials Indexed: Newspaper Articles, Primary Sources Database Type: Newspaper Collection Interface Language: English Materials Language: English Subject: History (U.S.), News Sources, Primary Sources Broad Category: Humanities