Coverart for item
The Resource Harrisburg's old eighth ward, Michael Barton and Jessica Dorman

Harrisburg's old eighth ward, Michael Barton and Jessica Dorman

Label
Harrisburg's old eighth ward
Title
Harrisburg's old eighth ward
Statement of responsibility
Michael Barton and Jessica Dorman
Title variation
Harrisburg's old 8th ward
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A series of 35 articles written by J. Howard Wert originally published in the Harrisburg, Pennsylvania Patriot from November 18, 1912 to July 14, 1913. The articles were originally published under series title: Passing of the Old Eighth
Member of
Cataloging source
LVC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1943-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Barton, Michael
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Wert, J. Howard
  • Dorman, Jessica
Series statement
Making of America series
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Harrisburg (Pa.)
  • Election districts
  • Pennsylvania
  • Harrisburg (Pa.)
  • Dauphin County (Pa.)
  • Dauphin County (Pa.)
Target audience
adult
Label
Harrisburg's old eighth ward, Michael Barton and Jessica Dorman
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 157-158) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 25
  • 145
  • 34.
  • How the "Red Lion" Entertained
  • 150
  • 35.
  • "Birds of Prey"
  • 154
  • 4.
  • Politics and Politicians
  • 29
  • 5.
  • Churches in the Park Extension
  • 33
  • 6.
  • Notable History of Wesley Union A.M.E. Zion Church
  • 36
  • 1.
  • 7.
  • First Free Baptist Church: Synagogue Kesher Israel
  • 40
  • 8.
  • Bethel A.M.E. Church on State Street; Synagogue Chisuk Emuna; Christian and Missionary Alliance
  • 43
  • 9.
  • Harry Cook and Lafayette Hall
  • 46
  • 10.
  • Early History of the Old Eighth Ward
  • Lafayette Hall Rescue Mission
  • 50
  • 11.
  • Public Schools in the Park Extension
  • 53
  • 12.
  • Public Schools in the Park Extension (continued)
  • 56
  • 13.
  • Tow Path Men and Lumber Raft "Yankees" Who Infected the Eighth Ward
  • 20
  • 59
  • 14.
  • Park Extension Section in Civil War Days: How "Bounty Jumpers" Were Handled in the East State Street Dens
  • 62
  • 15.
  • Old Time Gambling Dens of the Park Extension Section
  • 66
  • 16.
  • Old Time Gambling Dens of the District: The Mountaineers Return Game
  • 71
  • 2.
  • 17.
  • Ultimate of the Eighth Ward Gambling Fraternity
  • 74
  • 18.
  • State Street Bridge Gang
  • 78
  • 19.
  • Industrial Plants, Past and Present: The Bay Foundry
  • 82
  • 20.
  • Street Plotting and Modes of Building
  • Industrial Plants, Past and Present: The Bay Shoe Co., W.D. Hickok Manufacturing Co., Dauphin Cigar Co.
  • 87
  • 21.
  • Industrial Plants, Past and Present: The Paxton Flour and Feed Co., The Harrisburg Storage Co., the Benitz Corner, the Roger Sheehy Corner
  • 92
  • 22.
  • Speakeasies of the "Old Eighth"
  • 96
  • 23.
  • National Hotel. Some Other Hotels, Past and Present, of the "Old Eighth"
  • 23
  • 100
  • 24.
  • State Street Market
  • 105
  • 25.
  • A Model Hotel in the "Old Eighth"
  • 109
  • 26.
  • Long Established Business Houses. Keeley Institute and St. Clare Infirmary. An Humble Heroine of Humanity
  • 114
  • 3.
  • 27.
  • White Slavery in the "Old Eighth"
  • 119
  • 28.
  • A Monument to Filial Love: Fond Memories Evoked as Old Structures Fall
  • 123
  • 29.
  • How a Youth, Fond of Experiments, Made Things Lively in the Old Eighth; The Industrial Plant that Edward Moeslein Founded
  • 127
  • 30.
  • A Former Capitol Park Extension
  • An Episode from Lafayette Hall that Was Staged in the Police Court
  • 132
  • 31.
  • Two Notable Fire Companies
  • 136
  • 32.
  • "The Red Lion"
  • 140
  • 33.
  • "Red Lion" at its Lowest
Control code
ocm50902587
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
160 pages
Isbn
9780738523781
Lccn
2002104255
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
974.818 B283 ; P ; REF ; BKNF ; Series-Adult ; 1GE7-03ARCADIA.
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o50902587
  • (Sirsi) o50902587
Label
Harrisburg's old eighth ward, Michael Barton and Jessica Dorman
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 157-158) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 25
  • 145
  • 34.
  • How the "Red Lion" Entertained
  • 150
  • 35.
  • "Birds of Prey"
  • 154
  • 4.
  • Politics and Politicians
  • 29
  • 5.
  • Churches in the Park Extension
  • 33
  • 6.
  • Notable History of Wesley Union A.M.E. Zion Church
  • 36
  • 1.
  • 7.
  • First Free Baptist Church: Synagogue Kesher Israel
  • 40
  • 8.
  • Bethel A.M.E. Church on State Street; Synagogue Chisuk Emuna; Christian and Missionary Alliance
  • 43
  • 9.
  • Harry Cook and Lafayette Hall
  • 46
  • 10.
  • Early History of the Old Eighth Ward
  • Lafayette Hall Rescue Mission
  • 50
  • 11.
  • Public Schools in the Park Extension
  • 53
  • 12.
  • Public Schools in the Park Extension (continued)
  • 56
  • 13.
  • Tow Path Men and Lumber Raft "Yankees" Who Infected the Eighth Ward
  • 20
  • 59
  • 14.
  • Park Extension Section in Civil War Days: How "Bounty Jumpers" Were Handled in the East State Street Dens
  • 62
  • 15.
  • Old Time Gambling Dens of the Park Extension Section
  • 66
  • 16.
  • Old Time Gambling Dens of the District: The Mountaineers Return Game
  • 71
  • 2.
  • 17.
  • Ultimate of the Eighth Ward Gambling Fraternity
  • 74
  • 18.
  • State Street Bridge Gang
  • 78
  • 19.
  • Industrial Plants, Past and Present: The Bay Foundry
  • 82
  • 20.
  • Street Plotting and Modes of Building
  • Industrial Plants, Past and Present: The Bay Shoe Co., W.D. Hickok Manufacturing Co., Dauphin Cigar Co.
  • 87
  • 21.
  • Industrial Plants, Past and Present: The Paxton Flour and Feed Co., The Harrisburg Storage Co., the Benitz Corner, the Roger Sheehy Corner
  • 92
  • 22.
  • Speakeasies of the "Old Eighth"
  • 96
  • 23.
  • National Hotel. Some Other Hotels, Past and Present, of the "Old Eighth"
  • 23
  • 100
  • 24.
  • State Street Market
  • 105
  • 25.
  • A Model Hotel in the "Old Eighth"
  • 109
  • 26.
  • Long Established Business Houses. Keeley Institute and St. Clare Infirmary. An Humble Heroine of Humanity
  • 114
  • 3.
  • 27.
  • White Slavery in the "Old Eighth"
  • 119
  • 28.
  • A Monument to Filial Love: Fond Memories Evoked as Old Structures Fall
  • 123
  • 29.
  • How a Youth, Fond of Experiments, Made Things Lively in the Old Eighth; The Industrial Plant that Edward Moeslein Founded
  • 127
  • 30.
  • A Former Capitol Park Extension
  • An Episode from Lafayette Hall that Was Staged in the Police Court
  • 132
  • 31.
  • Two Notable Fire Companies
  • 136
  • 32.
  • "The Red Lion"
  • 140
  • 33.
  • "Red Lion" at its Lowest
Control code
ocm50902587
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
160 pages
Isbn
9780738523781
Lccn
2002104255
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
974.818 B283 ; P ; REF ; BKNF ; Series-Adult ; 1GE7-03ARCADIA.
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o50902587
  • (Sirsi) o50902587

Library Locations

    • Midwest Genealogy CenterBorrow it
      3440 S. Lee's Summit Road, Independence, MO, 64055, US
      39.055851 -94.391098
Processing Feedback ...