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Participant name: Anne Knowles
Keywords: labor and technological (ALL of these words -- matching substrings)

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FB-51838-05Research Programs: Fellowships for College Teachers and Independent ScholarsAnne Kelly KnowlesLabor and Technological Change in the U.S. Iron Industry, 1800-18687/1/2005 - 6/30/2006$40,000.00AnneKellyKnowles   President and Fellows of Middlebury CollegeMiddleburyVT05753-6004USA2004U.S. HistoryFellowships for College Teachers and Independent ScholarsResearch Programs400000400000

This is the first comprehensive study of the American iron industry's transition from small-scale production to large-scale, modern manufacturing. Its focus on the role of skilled iron workers and labor-management relations at pioneering firms brings out the cultural dimensions of technological and economic change. A historical GIS of iron works across the country provides context for analyzing eleven detailed case studies that represent the diversity of labor, management, and technology in the period.