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Flesh and Stone
 

Foundations of America

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Flesh and Stone

This section is devoted to Flesh and Stone: Stony Creek and the Age of Granite by Deborah Deford.

  • In the Beginning   ( 5 Articles )

    Flesh Against Stone 7
    - Earth Forces 8
      - Migration of Granite 10
      - Geology Terms 14

  • The Birth of an Industry   ( 2 Articles )

    The Most Bounteous Harvest 19
    Rock Farms 25
    On The Map 44
    Hand and Ox 46

  • Evolving Population   ( 2 Articles )

    The Immigrants 51
    Immigration ond Anti-Catholicism 54

  • Village Life   ( 0 Articles )

    Collection of Images

  • Life in the Quarries   ( 1 Article )

    Quarrymen at Work 93
    The Human Cost of the Quarries 100
    Steam and Rail 105
    An Industry in Continual Crisis 112
    Unions and Strikes 116

  • Working the Stone   ( 0 Articles )

    Collection of Images and Captions

  • Built to Last   ( 5 Articles )

    Buildings, Monuments and Structures 143
    Stony Creek Pink at Home 147
    Stony Creek Pink at Large 151
    - Newberry Library, Chicago 151
      • Henry Ives Cobb, Architect
    - Connecticut General Insurance Building 152
      • James Gamle Rogers, Architect
    - Fulton Building, Pittsburgh 153
      • Grosvenor Atterbury, Architect
    - South Station, Boston 154
    - Grand Central Terminal, 155
      • Whitney Warren, Architect
    - Statue of Liberty
    - Equestrian Statue of Major General John Sedgewick 158
    - Soldiers Monument, Guilford, CT 159
    - Old Harbor Breakwater, Block Island 159
    The Battle Monument at West Point 162
    - Frederick William McMonnies, Sculptor
    - Stanford White

  • Changing Times   ( 0 Articles )

    Social Reform 165
    The War on John Barleycorn 174
    The decline of the Granite Industry 178
    Tocrh and Loader 185

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Uncirculated: Shrink wrapped in clear plastic from original Italian publisher, 1999. Ships with fresh samples of sparkling Stony Creek pink granite for historians, collectors, geologists and classrooms. Additional samples available upon request.