History by Era: Industrial Development1870-1920
Eight historical tools of the 19th century are included in this hands on exercise. Students may try to determine what the tools are, how they were used and how the same task would be done today.
Designed to help students understand one of the most important industries in the region. Enlarged photographs depict lumber-related industries. Images range from the harvesting of trees to manufacture of the final product.
Ten photographs of transportation used in the region during a 100-year period. Students can identify the forms of transportation covered, technological developments, environmental impact, change over time, and other aspects of transportation history....
Ten photographs of a variety of work scenes in Cheshire County between 1875 and 1921. The packet may be used to discuss technological developments, labor conditions and the arrival of the Industrial Revolution in our region.
Photographs of Keene’s Central Square, between 1858 to 1980, illustrate the ways in which a community changes over time. Students will also see the development of technology, architecture, transportation, clothing and other aspects of society.