Presentation on theme: "Chapter 19 Production and Consumption in the Gilded Age 1865-1900 Chapter 19 Production and Consumption in the Gilded Age 1865-1900 OUT OF MANY A HISTORY."— Presentation transcript:
11 The Marshall Field building constructed in Chicago’s Loop between 1893 and 1915 came to occupy an entire block to reign as the world’s largest department store. In addition to all kinds of fine goods, the retail store offered a host of personal amenities, such as lunch and tea rooms, travel agencies, hair salons, and even personal shoppers. The photograph here features its 6,000 square foot mosaic dome, which was surfaced with 1.6 million pieces of iridescent Tiffany art glass.
44 FIGURE 19.1 School Enrollment of 5-to19- Year-Olds, In the final decades of the 19 th century, elementary and high school enrollments grew across the board but especially so for children of color and for girls. SOURCE: U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census, Historical Statistics of the United States, Colonial Times to U.S. Department of Education, Office of Educational Research and Improvement.
49 Spalding’s Base Ball Guide offered fans nothing less than “the official records of America’s national game.” The first issue came out in 1877 and by 1889 the publication grew to 180 pages packed with statistics, editorials by players, photographs, and overall assessments of teams in the major and minor leagues.