May’s free eBook is here! For this entire month only we’re giving away Disaster Citizenship: Survivors, Solidarity, and Power in the Progressive Era by Jacob A. C. Remes!
In the Progressive Era the working class citizens of the U.S. and Canada turned to friends, neighbors, coworkers, and family members for succor and aid. Jacob A. C. Remes draws on histories of the Salem Fire of 1914 and the Halifax Explosion of 1917 events to explore the institutions–both formal and informal–that ordinary people relied upon in times of crisis. These methods–though often quick and effective–remained illegible to reformers.
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