Contributor biographical information for Disaster in Lawrence : the fall of Pemberton Mill / Alvin F. Oickle.


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Alvin Oickle is the author of two other recent disaster books"? from The History Press: Disaster in Lawrence: The Fall of the Pemberton Mill and Disaster at Dawn: The Cedar Keys Hurricane of 1896. His other nineteenth-century history books include Jonathan Walker: The Man with the Branded Hand. Al has been an Associated Press feature writer, a daily newspaper editor and a writing instructor at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. His long career in journalism has also extended into broadcasting."


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Lawrence (Mass.) -- History -- 19th century.
Disasters -- Massachusetts -- Lawrence -- History -- 19th century.
Building failures -- Massachusetts -- Lawrence -- History -- 19th century.
Fires -- Massachusetts -- Lawrence -- History -- 19th century.
Pemberton Manufacturing Company -- History.
Pemberton Manufacturing Company -- Fire, 1860.
Disasters -- Massachusetts -- History.