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Working Americans Vol. 3: The Upper Class

Table of Contents

1880–1899 INTRODUCTION



1880 Family Profile: Telephone Executive from Massachusetts



Annual Income



Life at Home



Life at Work



Life in the Community: Boston, Massachusetts



Historical Snapshot 1880–1881



1880 Economic Profile



Daily Income, Standard Jobs



Selected Prices



The Development of the Telephone



1892 Family Profile: Mining Company Owners from Colorado



Income



Life at Home



Life at Work



Life in the Community: Leadville, Colorado



Historical Snapshot 1892–1893



1892 Economic Profile



Daily Income, Standard Jobs



Selected Prices



1897 Family Profile: Heir and Heiress from New York



Income



Life at Home



Life at Work



Life in the Community: New York City



Historical Snapshot 1897



1898 News Profile



1900–1909 INTRODUCTION



1900 Family Profile: Bank Stockholder from Montana



Annual Income



Life at Home



Life at Work



Life in the Community: Butte, Montana



Historical Snapshot 1900



1900 Economic Profile



Annual Income, Standard Jobs



Selected Prices



America in 1900



1901 News Profile



1907 Family Profile: Wine Merchant from California



Annual Income



Life at Home



Life in the Community: San Francisco, California



Historical Snapshot 1907



1907 Economic Profile



Annual Income, Standard Jobs



Selected Prices



The San Francisco Earthquake and Fire of 1906



1909 Family Profile: Soft Drink Bottling Company Partner from Tennessee



Annual Income



Life at Home



Life at Work



Life in the Community: Chattanooga, Tennessee



Historical Snapshot 1909



1909 Economic Profile



Annual Income, Standard Jobs



Selected Prices



The History of Coca-Cola



Changing America: 1909



1910–1919 INTRODUCTION



1910 News Profile



1913 Family Profile: Automobile Manufacturer from Michigan



Annual Income



Life at Home



Life at Work



Life in the Community: Detroit, Michigan



Historical Snapshot 1913



1913 Economic Profile



Annual Income, Standard Jobs



Selected Prices



The History of the Oldsmobile



1915 Family Profile: Surgeon from Virginia



Annual Income



Life at Home



Life at Work



Life in the Community: Petersburg, Virginia



Historical Snapshot 1915



1915 Economic Profile



Annual Income, Standard Jobs



Selected Prices



1919 Family Profile: Heiress and Minister from Maryland



Life at Home



Life at Work



Life in the Community: Chevy Chase, Maryland



Historical Snapshot 1919



1919 Economic Profile



Annual Income, Standard Jobs



Selected Prices



1920–1929 INTRODUCTION



1922 Family Profile: Actress from California



Annual Income



Life at Home



Life at Work



Life in the Community: Hollywood, California



Historical Snapshot 1922



1922 Economic Profile



Annual Income, Standard Jobs



Selected Prices



The Development of Hollywood



1924 Family Profile: Store Owner from Oklahoma



Annual Income



Life at Home



Life at Work



Life in the Community: Tulsa, Oklahoma



Historical Snapshot 1924



1924 Economic Profile



Annual Income, Standard Jobs



Selected Prices



1927 Family Profile: Heiress and Investment Banker from Palm Beach and Philadelphia



Income



Life at Home



Life at Work



Life in the Community: Palm Beach and Philadelphia



Historical Snapshot 1927



1927 Economic Profile



Annual Income, Standard Jobs



Selected Prices



1928 News Profile



1930–1939 INTRODUCTION



1931 Family Profile: Investor from Ohio



Life at Home



Life at Work



Life in the Community: Oberlin, Ohio



Historical Snapshot 1931



1931 Economic Profile



Annual Income, Standard Jobs



Selected Prices



The Depression



1935 News Feature



1936 Family Profile: Heiress from Hawaii



Annual Income



Life at Home



Life at Work



Life in the Community: Honolulu, Hawaii



Historical Snapshot 1936



1936 Economic Profile



Annual Income, Standard Jobs



Selected Prices



1939 Family Profile: Inventor from Maine



Annual Income



Life at Home



Life at Work



Life in the Community: Bangor, Maine



Historical Snapshot 1939



1939 Economic Profile



Selected Annual Income, Standard Jobs



Selected Prices



1940–1949 INTRODUCTION



1942 Family Profile: Shipbuilder from Texas



Annual Income



Life at Home



Life at Work



Life in the Community: Houston, Texas



Historical Snapshot 1942



1942 Economic Profile



Annual Income, Standard Jobs



Selected Prices



America’s Industry Goes to War



1946 Profile: Inventor from Illinois



Annual Income



Life at Home



Life at Work



Life in the Community: Muskegon, Michigan



Historical Snapshot 1946



1946 Economic Profile



Annual Income, Standard Jobs



Selected Prices



The Business of Bowling



1946 News Profile



1948 Family Profile: Architect from New York and London



Annual Income



Life at Home



Life at Work



Life in the Community: London, England



Historical Snapshot 1948



1948 Economic Profile



Annual Income, Standard Jobs



Selected Prices



Britain during the War



1950–1959 INTRODUCTION



1950 News Profile



1951 Family Profile: Toy Company Executive from New Jersey



Annual Income



Life at Home



Life at Work



Life in the Community: Livingston, New Jersey



Historical Snapshot 1951



1951 Economic Profile



Annual Income, Standard Jobs



Selected Prices



1955 Family Profile: Casino Operator from Nevada



Annual Income



Life at Home



Life at Work



Life in the Community: Las Vegas, Nevada



Historical Snapshot 1955



1955 Economic Profile



Annual Income, Standard Jobs



Selected Prices



Tourism in Nevada



1957 Family Profile: Cotton Broker from Mississippi



Annual Income



Life at Home



Life at Work



Life in the Community: Gulf Port, Mississippi



Historical Snapshot 1957



1957 Economic Profile



Annual Income, Standard Jobs



Selected Prices



1960–1969 INTRODUCTION



1961 Family Profile: Car Dealer from Illinois



Annual Income



Life at Home



Life at Work



Life in the Community: Chicago, Illinois



Historical Snapshot 1961



1961 Economic Profile



Annual Income, Standard Jobs



Selected Prices



1964 News Profile



1965 Profile: Investor from Maryland



Annual Income



Life at Home



Life at Work



Life in the Community: Baltimore, Maryland



Historical Snapshot 1965



The Ritualism of African Art



1969 Family Profile: Record Producer from Tennessee



Annual Income



Life at Home



Life at Work



Life in the Community: Nashville, Tennessee



Historical Snapshot 1969



1969 Economic Profile



Annual Income, Standard Jobs



Selected Prices



1970–1979 INTRODUCTION



1972 Family Profile: Computer Engineer from Illinois



Annual Income



Life at Home



Life at Work



Life in the Community: Chicago, Illinois



Historical Snapshot 1972



1972 Economic Profile



Annual Income, Standard Jobs



Selected Prices



Chewing Gum through the Ages



1976 News Profile



1978 Family Profile: Orange Juice Company Owner from Florida



Annual Income



Life at Home



Life at Work



Life in the Community: Bradenton, Florida



Historical Snapshot 1978



1978 Economic Profile



Annual Income, Standard Jobs



Selected Prices



The History of Oranges



1979 Family Profile: Manufacturing Executive from Connecticut



Annual Income



Life at Home



Life at Work



Life in the Community: Windsor Locks, Connecticut



Historical Snapshot 1979



1979 Economic Profile



Annual Income, Standard Jobs



Selected Prices



1980–1989 INTRODUCTION



1982 News Profile



1986 Profile: Scientist from California



Annual Income



Life at Home



Life at Work



Life in the Community: San Diego, California



Historical Snapshot 1986



1986 Economic Profile



Annual Income, Standard Jobs



Selected Prices



1987 Family Profile: Lawyer from New York



Annual Income



Life at Home



Life at Work



Life in the Community: New York City



Historical Snapshot 1987



1987 Economic Profile



Annual Income, Standard Jobs



Selected Prices



1988 Family Profile: Cell Phone Magnate from Williamstown, New York, and Monaco



Annual Income



Life at Home



Life at Work



Life in the Community: Williamstown, New York, and Monaco



Historical Snapshot 1988



1988 Economic Profile



Annual Income, Standard Jobs



Selected Prices



The Rise of Cellular



1990–1999 INTRODUCTION



1990 News Profile



1993 Family Profile: Corporate Restructurer from Florida



Annual Income



Life at Home



Life at Work



Life in the Community: Palm Beach, Florida



Historical Snapshot 1993



1993 Economic Profile



Annual Income, Standard Jobs



Selected Prices



1997 Family Profile: Machinery Company Owner from South Carolina



Income



Life at Home



Life at Work



Life in the Community: Columbia, South Carolina



Historical Snapshot 1997



1997 Economic Profile



Selected Prices



1999 Family Profile: Advertising, Telemarketing, Internet Entrepreneur from New York



Annual Income



Life at Home



Life at Work



Life in the Community: New York City



Historical Snapshot 1999



1999 Economic Profile



Selected Prices



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