Season 2, Episode 1: Tacony, Mary Disston, Al Schmid, Frank Shuman and Roosevelt Barlow
January 02, 2020
Michiko and Leonard
Thanks for joining episode 1, season 2 where we visit Tacony, and talk about the biggest Philly corporation you’ve never heard of, Solar Energy, and Philly’s first planned interracial community. Welcome!
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- Northeast Philadelphia; a Brief History, Dr. Harry Silcox and Frank Hollingsworth
Workshopoftheworld. "Disston & Sons, Keystone Saw Works." Workshopoftheworld, n.d., https://www.workshopoftheworld.com/tacony/disston.html.
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Biography. "Roosevelt Barlow Biography - Black, Department, Fire, and Firefighters - JRank Articles." Biography, n.d., https://biography.jrank.org/pages/2442/Barlow-Roosevelt.html.
Nytimes. "Morris Milgram, 81; Built Interracial Housing - The New York Times." Nytimes, n.d.,https://www.nytimes.com/1997/06/26/us/morris-milgram-81-built-interracial-housing.html.
- Wikipedia page for Tacony