Skip to product information
1 of 1

Glass: Shattering Notions

Regular price
$ 19.95
Regular price
Sale price
$ 19.95
We have 19 in stock.

Shipping options available at checkout. We can usually pack your order in 1-2 days, then it will be shipped according to the option you choose.

We use USPS for shipping our orders. You will receive a tracking number when your order ships.

Anne Madarasz

Before Pittsburgh was the Steel City, it was the Glass City. By 1902, the region had more than 100 glass factories. By 1920, the larger Ohio Valley was producing 80 percent of the national output.

This richly illustrated volume offers new insights into the beauty, science, utility, and technology of Western Pennsylvania's 200-year-old glass industry. The story of glass on a local and national scale is told through numerous personal and business histories. Also featured are 33 short profiles of selected glass firms. Includes an introduction by Philip Scranton, Kranzberg Professor of History at Georgia Institute of Technology.

Product details

Paperback

163 pages

Are you a History Center member?

To receive your 15% membership discount, enter your discount code at time of check out.

If you do not know your discount code, please contact us at membership@heinzhistorycenter.org.

For more information and to become a History Center member, please visit our website.