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This book contains essays written by students enrolled in an "American Cities" class at Lawrence College in the spring of 1911. C. J. Bushnell was the instructor.
Essay subjects include: population and plan, housing and sanitary conditions, water supply, food and milk supplies, lighting and heating, paving and street cleaning, sewage and garbage disposal, banks, wire weaving industry, department stores, hotels, streetcar service, breweries, economic labor organizations, police and crime, charitable relief, public finances, fire department, parochial schools, private schools, newspapers and telephones, public libraries and museums, churches, saloons, fraternal organizations, women's clubs, playgrounds, physical recreations, theaters and picture shows, art galleries and art exhibits, domestic and private art, public parks, and public buildings.
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Lawrence College, "A Study of Social Conditions in Appleton, Wisconsin" (1911). Selections from the Archives. 6.