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By Louise Brady Sandberg

The Gilded Age, c. 1870-1898, was once a time of promise and increasing horizons for the folks of Lawrence, referred to as "the Queen urban at the Merrimack." Passenger trains, horse-drawn trolleys, and electrical streetcars ruled transportation, one-third of the inhabitants labored in production, and 13 newspapers introduced the most recent info to the city's burgeoning inhabitants of approximately sixty thousand humans. via special pictures from the designated collections of the Lawrence Public Library, wealthy observation, and a digital jogging journey, Lawrence within the Gilded Age relives the final 3 a long time of the 19th century in Lawrence, which had controlled to prevent the hard work moves and political and social unrest that plagued the town within the early 20th century.

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