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For Teachers and Parents

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Agee, James, and Walker Evans. Let Us Now Praise Famous Men. Boston: Mariner Books, 2001. Grades 6-12.

Bode, Janet. New Kids on the Block: Oral Histories of Immigrant Teens. New York: Franklin Watts, 1989. Grades 6-12.

Curtis, Christopher Paul. The Watsons Go to Birmingham—1963. New York: Bantam, 1997. Grades 4-8.

Davidson, Janet F., and Michael S. Sweeney. On the Move: Transportation and the American Story. Washington, D.C.: National Geographic Society, 2003. Grades 9-adult.

Durbin, William. The Journal of Sean Sullivan: A Transcontinental Railroad Worker. New York: Scholastic, 1999. Grades 4-6.

Giovanni, Nikki, ed. Shimmy, Shimmy, Shimmy Like My Sister Kate: Looking at the Harlem Renaissance through Poems. New York: Henry Holt, 1996. Grades 6-12.

Grabham, ed. Circling the Globe: A Young People’s Guide to Countries and Cultures of the World. New York: Kingfisher, 1995. Grades 4-6.

Haskins, James, and Kathleen Benson. Out of the Darkness: The Story of Blacks Moving North, 1890-1940. New York: Benchmark Books, 2000. Grades 4-6.

Hesse, Karen. Out of the Dust. New York: Scholastic, 1999. Grades 4-8.

Jackson, Kenneth T. Crabgrass Frontier: The Suburbanization of the United States. New York: Oxford University Press, 1987. Grades 9-adult.

Lawrence, Jacob. The Great Migration: An American Story. New York: HarperTrophy, 1995. Grades 9-12.

McElvaine, Robert S. The Depression and New Deal: A History in Documents. New York: Oxford University Press, 2003. Grades 4-6.

Morgan, Sally. Homes and Cities: Living for the Future. New York: Franklin Watts, 1998. Grades 4-6.

Press, Petra. A Multicultural Portrait of Immigration. New York: Benchmark Books, 1996. Grades 6-9.

Quackenbush, Robert. Along Came the Model T! How Henry Ford Put the World on Wheels. New York: Parents’ Magazine Press, 1978. Grades 4-8.

Ryan, Pam Muñoz. Esperanza Rising. New York: Scholastic, 2000. Grades 6-9.

Sandler, Martin W. Driving around the U.S.A.: Automobiles in American Life. New York: Oxford University Press, 2003. Grades 4-6.

Sandler, Martin W. Riding the Rails in the U.S.A.: Trains in American Life. New York: Oxford University Press, 2003. Grades 4-6.

Sinnott, Susan. Chinese Railroad Workers. New York: Franklin Watts, 1999. Grades 4-6.

Uys, Errol Lincoln. Riding the Rails: Teenagers on the Move during the Great Depression. New York: Routledge, 2003. Grades 9-12.

Weitzman, David. Locomotive: Building an Eight-Wheeler. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1999. Grades 4-6.

Weitzman, David. Model T: How Henry Ford Built a Legend. New York: Crown, 2002. Grades 3-5.

Withuhn, William L., ed. Rails across America. New York: Smithmark, 1993. Grades 9-11.

Withuhn, William L. The Spirit of Steam. New York: Smithmark, 1995. Grades 9-12.

Transportation Before 1876

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Anderson, Patricia. The Course of Empire: The Erie Canal and the New York Landscape, 1825-1875. Rochester, N.Y.: Memorial Art Gallery of University of Rochester, 1984.

Bain, David Haward. Empire Express: Building the First Transcontinental Railroad. New York: Viking, 1999.

Davidson, Janet F., and Michael S. Sweeney. On the Move: Transportation and the American Story. Washington, D.C.: National Geographic Press, 2003.

Howard, Thomas Frederick. Sierra Crossing: First Roads to California. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1998.

Hunter, Louis C. Steamboats on the Western Rivers: An Economic and Technological History. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 1949.

Labaree, Benjamin W., et al. America and the Sea: A Maritime History. Mystic, Conn.: Mystic Seaport, 1998.

Marx, Leo. The Machine in the Garden: Technology and the Pastoral Ideal in America. New York: Oxford University Press, 1964.

Shaw, Ronald E. Canals for a Nation: The Canal Era in the United States, 1790-1860. Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 1990.

Shaw, Ronald E. Erie Water West: A History of the Erie Canal, 1792-1854. Lexington: University of Kentucky Press, 1966.

Stover, John F. American Railroads. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1961.

Taylor, George Rogers. The Transportation Revolution 1815-1860. New York: Rinehart, 1951.

Withuhn, William L., ed. Rails across America: A History of Railroads in North America. New York: Smithmark, 1993.

Community Dreams

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Chandler, Alfred D., Jr., ed. The Railroads: The Nation’s First Big Business. New York: Harcourt, Brace & World, 1965.

Chandler, Alfred D., Jr. The Visible Hand: The Managerial Revolution in American Business. Cambridge, Mass.: Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 1977.

Davidson, Janet F., and Michael S. Sweeney. On the Move: Transportation and the American Story. Washington, D.C.: National Geographic Society, 2003.

Deverell, William. Railroad Crossing: Californians and the Railroad, 1850-1910. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1994.

Gilbert, M. E. Santa Cruz County: Faithful Reproduction in Print and Photography of Its Climate Capabilities, and Beauties. San Francisco: H. S. Crocker, 1896.

Hamman, Rick. California Coast Railways. Boulder, Colo.: Pruett, 1980.

Harrison, E. S. History of Santa Cruz County, California. San Francisco: Pacific Press, 1892.

Licht, Walter. Working for the Railroad: The Organization of Work in the Nineteenth Century. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press, 1983.

Lydon, Sandy. Chinese Gold: The Chinese in the Monterey Bay Region. Capitola, Cal.: Capitola Book Company, 1985.

Painter, Nell Irvin. Standing at Armageddon: The United States, 1877-1919. New York: W. W. Norton, 1987.

Stromquist, Shelton. A Generation of Boomers: The Pattern of Railroad Labor Conflict in Nineteenth-Century America. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1987.

Withuhn, William L., ed. Rails across America: A History of Railroads in North America. New York: Smithmark, 1993.

Delivering the Goods

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Chang, Sucheng. This Bitter-Sweet Soil: The Chinese in California Agriculture, 1860-1910. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1989.

Clark, Edgar L. Watsonville Images, 1888-1940, captions and text by Betty Lewis. Watsonville, Cal: Pajaro Valley Historical Association, 1995.

Danbom, David B. Born in the Country: A History of Rural America. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1995.

Daniel, Cletus. Bitter Harvest: A History of California Farmworkers, 1870-1941. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1981.

Daniels, Roger. Asian America: Chinese and Japanese in the United States since 1850. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 1988.

Davidson, Janet F., and Michael S. Sweeney. On the Move: Transportation and the American Story. Washington, D.C.: National Geographic Society, 2003.

Fite, Gilbert C. The Farmers’ Frontier, 1865-1900. New York: Holt, Rinehart, and Winston, 1966.

Gilbert, M. E. Santa Cruz County: Faithful Reproduction in Print and Photography of Its Climate Capabilities, and Beauties. San Francisco: H. S. Crocker, 1896.

Hsu, Madeline Y. Dreaming of Gold, Dreaming of Home: Transnationalism and Migration between the United States and South China, 1882-1943. Stanford, Cal.: Stanford University Press, 2000.

Lydon, Sandy. Chinese Gold: The Chinese in the Monterey Bay Region. Capitola, Cal.: Capitola Book Company, 1985.

McWilliams, Carey. Factories in the Field: The Story of Migratory Farm Labor in California. Santa Barbara: Peregrine, 1971.

Stoll, Steven. The Fruits of Natural Advantage: Making the Industrial Countryside in California. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1998.

Takaki, Ronald. A Different Mirror: A History of Multicultural America. Boston: Little, Brown, 1993.

Takaki, Ronald. Strangers from a Different Shore: A History of Asian Americans. Boston: Little, Brown, 1989.

The Streetcar City

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Davidson, Janet F., and Michael S. Sweeney. On the Move: Transportation and the American Story. Washington, D.C.: National Geographic Society, 2003.

Fishman, Robert. Bourgeois Utopias: The Rise and Fall of Suburbia. New York: Basic Books, 1987.

Girouard, Mark. Cities and People: A Social and Architectural History. New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press, 1985.

Jackson, Kenneth T. Crabgrass Frontier: The Suburbanization of the United States. New York: Oxford University Press, 1985.

Lampl, Elizabeth Jo, and Kimberly Prothro Williams. Chevy Chase: A Home Suburb for the Nation’s Capital. Crownsville, Md.: Montgomery County Historic Preservation Commission, 1998.

Marsh, Margaret. Suburban Lives. New Brunswick, N.J.: Rutgers University Press, 1990.

Miller, John Anderson. Fares, Please! From Horse-Cars to Streamliners. New York: D. Appleton-Century, 1941.

Nye, David. Electrifying America: Social Meanings of a New Technology. Cambridge, Mass.: MIT Press, 1992.

Palen, J. John. The Suburbs. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1995.

Reps, John W. Washington on View: The Nation’s Capital since 1790. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1991.

Smith, Kathryn Schneider, ed. Washington at Home: An Illustrated History of Neighborhoods in the Nation’s Capital. North Ridge, Cal.: Windsor Publications, 1988.

Teaford, Jon C. The Twentieth-Century American City: Problem, Promise, and Reality. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1986.

People on the Move

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Berry, Chad. Southern Migrants, Northern Exiles. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2000.

Bodnar, John. The Transplanted: A History of Immigrants in Urban America. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1985.

Calavita, Kitty. Inside the State: The Bracero Program, Immigration, and the I.N.S. New York: Routledge, 1992.

Clark-Lewis, Elizabeth. Living In, Living Out: African American Domestics in Washington, D.C. 1910-1940. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1994.

Daniels, Roger. Asian America: Chinese and Japanese in the United States since 1850. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 1988.

Daniels, Roger, and Otis Graham. Debating American Immigration, 1882-Present. Lanham, Md.: Rowman and Littlefield, 2001.

Gamio, Manuel. Mexican Immigration to the United States: A Study of Human Migration and Adjustment. New York: Dover, 1971.

Gregory, James N. American Exodus: The Dust Bowl Migration and Okie Culture in California. New York: Oxford University Press, 1989.

Lai, Him Mark, Genny Lim, and Judy Yung. Island: Poetry and History of Chinese Immigrants on Angel Island, 1910-1940. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 1991.

Martinez, Ruben. Crossing Over: A Mexican Family on the Migrant Trail. New York: Henry Holt, 2001.

Orleck, Annelise. Common Sense and a Little Fire: Women and Working-Class Politics in the United States, 1900-1965. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1991.

Ramirez, Bruno. Crossing the 49th Parallel: Migration from Canada to the United States, 1900-1930. Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell University Press, 2001.

Sanchez, George. Becoming Mexican American: Ethnicity, Culture and Identity in Chicano Los Angeles, 1900-1945. New York: Oxford University Press, 1993.

Takaki, Ronald. A Different Mirror: A History of Multicultural America. Boston: Little, Brown, 1993.

Valdes, Dennis. Al Norte: Agricultural Workers in the Great Lakes Region, 1917–1970. Austin: University of Texas Press, 1991.

Yans-McLaughlin, Virginia, and Marjorie Lightman. Ellis Island and the Peopling of America. New York: New Press, 1997.

The Connected City

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Bailey, Vernon Howe. Magical City: Intimate Sketches of New York. New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1935.

Bodnar, John. The Transplanted: A History of Immigrants in Urban America. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1985.

Bonner, William T. New York: The World’s Metropolis. New York: R. L. Polk, 1924.

Braynard, Frank O. “The World's Greatest Ship”: The Story of the Leviathan, vols. 1-6. New York: South Street Seaport Museum, 1972-83.

Burns, Ric, and James Sanders. New York: An Illustrated History. New York: Knopf, 1999.

Davidson, Janet F., and Michael S. Sweeney. On the Move: Transportation and the American Story. Washington, D.C.: National Geographic Society, 2003.

Furer, Howard B. New York: A Chronological and Documentary History. Dobbs Ferry, N.Y.: Oceania Publications, 1974.

Jackson, Kenneth T. The Encyclopedia of New York City. New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press and the New-York Historical Society, 1995.

Labaree, Benjamin W., et al. America and the Sea: A Maritime History. Mystic, Conn.: Mystic Seaport, 1998.

Levine, Louis. The Women’s Garment Workers: A History of the International Ladies’ Garment Workers Union. New York: B. W. Heubsch, 1924.

Maxtone-Graham, John. The Only Way to Cross. New York: Collier Books, 1978.

Nevins, Allan, and John A. Krout, eds. The Greater City: New York, 1898-1948. New York: Columbia University Press, 1948.

Orleck, Annelise. Common Sense and a Little Fire: Women and Working-Class Politics in the United States, 1900-1965. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1991.

Works Project Administration. A Maritime History of New York. New York: Doubleday, Doran, 1941.

Yans-McLaughlin, Virginia, and Marjorie Lightman. Ellis Island and the Peopling of America. New York: New Press, 1997.

Crossing the Country

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Davidson, Janet F., and Michael S. Sweeney. On the Move: Transportation and the American Story. Washington, D.C.: National Geographic Society, 2003.

Davies, Pete. American Road: The Story of an Epic Transcontinental Journey at the Dawn of the Motor Age. New York: Henry Holt, 2002.

Duncan, Dayton, and Ken Burns. Horatio’s Drive: America’s First Road Trip. New York: Knopf, 2003.

McConnell, Curt. Coast to Coast by Automobile: The Pioneering Trips, 1899-1908. Stanford, Cal.: Stanford University Press, 2000.

McConnell, Curt. A Reliable Car and a Woman Who Knows It: The First Coast-to-Coast Auto Trips by Women, 1899-1916. Jefferson, N.C.: McFarland, 2000.

Scharff, Virginia. Taking the Wheel: Women and the Coming of the Motor Age. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 1992.

White, Roger B. Home on the Road: The Motor Home in America. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press, 2000.

Americans Adopt the Auto

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Eastman, Joel W. Styling v. Safety: The American Automobile Industry and the Development of Automotive Safety, 1900-1966. Lanham, Md.: University Press of America, 1984.

Flink, James J. America Adopts the Automobile, 1895-1910. Cambridge, Mass.: MIT Press, 1970.

Flink, James J. The Automobile Age. Cambridge, Mass.: MIT Press, 1988.

Franz, Kathleen. “Narrating Automobility: Travelers, Tinkerers, and Technological Authority in the Twentieth Century.” Providence, R.I.: Brown University, Ph.D. diss., 1999.

Hokanson, Drake. The Lincoln Highway: Main Street across America, a Tenth Anniversary Edition. Iowa City: University of Iowa, 1999.

Hounshell, David. From the American System to Mass Production, 1800-1932: The Development of Manufacturing Technology in the United States. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1983.

Jakle, John A., and Keith A. Sculle. The Gas Station in America. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1994.

Kline, Ronald R. Consumers in the Country: Technology and Social Change in Rural America. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2000.

McShane, Clay. The Automobile: A Chronology of Its Antecedents, Development, and Impact. Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, 1997.

McShane, Clay. Down the Asphalt Path: The Automobile and the American City. New York: Columbia University Press, 1994.

Meyer, Stephen. The Five-Dollar Day: Labor, Management, and Social Control in the Ford Motor Company. Albany, N.Y.: State University of New York Press, 1981.

Rae, John B. The Road and the Car in American Life. Cambridge, Mass.: MIT Press, 1971.

Scharff, Virginia. Taking the Wheel: Women and the Coming of the Motor Age. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 1992.

U.S. Department of Transportation. America’s Highways, 1776-1976: A History of the Federal-Aid Program. Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1977.

Lives on the Railroad

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Brown, Charlotte Hawkins. The Correct Thing to Do—to Say—to Wear. Boston: Christopher, 1941.

Bryant, Keith L., ed. Railroads in the Age of Regulation, 1900-1980. New York: Facts on File, 1988.

Davis, Colin J. Power at Odds: The 1922 National Railroad Shopmen’s Strike. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1997.

Gilmore, Glenda. Gender and Jim Crow: Women and the Politics of White Supremacy in North Carolina 1896-1920. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1996.

Goddard, Stephen B. Getting There: The Epic Struggle between Road and Rail in the American Century. New York: Basic Books, 1994.

Higgenbotham, Evelyn Brooks. Righteous Discontent: The Women’s Movement in the Black Baptist Church, 1880-1920. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 1993.

Martin, Albro. Railroads Triumphant: The Growth, Rejection, and Rebirth of a Vital American Force. New York: Oxford University Press, 1992.

Saunders, Richard, Jr. Merging Lines: American Railroads, 1900-1970. De Kalb: Northern Illinois University Press, 2001.

Stover, John F. American Railroads. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1961.

Wadelington, Charles W., and Richard F. Knapp. Charlotte Hawkins Brown and Palmer Memorial Institute: What One Young African American Woman Could Do. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1999.

Welke, Barbara Young. Recasting American Liberty: Gender, Race, Law, and the Railroad Revolution, 1865-1920. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2001.

Withuhn, William L., ed. Rails across America: A History of Railroads in North America. New York: Smithmark, 1993.

The People's Highway: Route 66

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Davidson, Janet F., and Michael S. Sweeney. On the Move: Transportation and the American Story. Washington, D.C.: National Geographic Society, 2003.

Gregory, James N. American Exodus: The Dust Bowl Migration and Okie Culture in California. New York: Oxford University Press, 1989.

Scott, Quinta. Along Route 66. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 2000.

Scott, Quinta, and Susan Kelly. Route 66: The Highway and Its People. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1988.

Wallis, Michael. Route 66: The Mother Road. New York: St. Martin’s Press, 1990.

Roadside Communities

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Belasco, Warren James. Americans on the Road: From Autocamp to Motel, 1910-1945. Cambridge, Mass.: MIT Press, 1979.

Davidson, Janet F., and Michael S. Sweeney. On the Move: Transportation and the American Story. Washington, D.C.: National Geographic Society, 2003.

Margolies, John. Home Away from Home: Motels in America. New York: Bullfinch Press, 1995.

Family Camping

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Aron, Cindy S. Working at Play: A History of Vacations in the United States. New York: Oxford University Press, 1999.

Burkhart, Bryan, and David Hunt. Airstream: The History of the Land Yacht. New York: Chronicle Books, 2000.

Davidson, Janet F., and Michael S. Sweeney. On the Move: Transportation and the American Story. Washington, D.C.: National Geographic Society, 2003.

Hart, John Fraser, Michelle J. Rhodes, and John T. Morgan. The Unknown World of the Mobile Home. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2002.

Marsh, Freeman. Trailers. New York: Coward-McCann, 1937.

Nash, Charles Edgar. Trailer Ahoy! Lancaster, Pa.: Intell Pictorial, Intelligencer Printing, 1937.

Rockland, Michael Aaron. Homes on Wheels. New Brunswick, N.J.: Rutgers University Press, 1980.

Thornburg, David A. Galloping Bungalows: The Rise and Demise of the American House Trailer. Hamden, Conn.: Archon Books, 1991.

Wallis, Allan D. Wheel Estate: The Rise and Decline of Mobile Homes. New York: Oxford University Press, 1991.

White, Roger B. Home on the Road: The Motor Home in America. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution, 2000.

On the School Bus

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Berger, Michael M. The Devil Wagon in God’s Country: The Automobile and Social Change in Rural America, 1893-1929. Hamden, Conn.: Archon Books, 1979.

Fuller, Wayne Edison. One-Room Schools of the Middle West: An Illustrated History. Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 1994.

Gulliford, Andrew. America’s Country Schools. Washington, D.C: Preservation Press, 1991.

Kline, Ronald R. Consumers in the Country: Technology and Social Change in Rural America. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2000.

Suburban Strip

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Abbott, Carl. Greater Portland: Urban Life and Landscape in the Pacific Northwest. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2001.

Davidson, Janet F., and Michael S. Sweeney. On the Move: Transportation and the American Story. Washington, D.C.: National Geographic Society, 2003.

Fogelson, Robert M. Downtown: Its Rise and Fall, 1880-1950. New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press, 2001.

Liebs, Chester H. Main Street to Miracle Mile: American Roadside Architecture. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1985.

Longstreth, Richard. The Drive-In, the Supermarket, and the Transformation of Commercial Space in Los Angeles, 1914-1941. Cambridge, Mass.: MIT Press, 1999.

Rubenstein, James M. Making and Selling Cars: Innovation and Change in the U.S. Automotive Industry. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2001.

Teaford, Jon C. The Twentieth-Century American City: Problem, Promise, and Reality. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1986.

Walsh, Margaret. Making Connections: The Long-Distance Bus Industry in the USA. Burlington, Vt.: Ashgate, 2000.

City and Suburb

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Abu-Lughod, Janet L. New York, Chicago, Los Angeles: America’s Global Cities. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 1999.

Altshuler, Alan. The Urban Transportation System: Politics and Policy Innovation. Cambridge, Mass.: MIT Press, 1979.

Barrett, Paul. The Automobile and Urban Transit: The Formulation of Public Policy in Chicago, 1900-1930. Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 1983.

Blankenship, Edward G. The Airport: Architecture, Urban Integration, Ecological Problems. New York: Praeger, 1974.

Callow, Alexander B., Jr., ed. American Urban History: An Interpretive Reader with Commentaries. New York: Oxford University Press, 1982.

Davidson, Janet F., and Michael S. Sweeney. On the Move: Transportation and the American Story. Washington, D.C.: National Geographic Society, 2003.

Davies, Richard O. Age of Asphalt: The Automobile, the Freeway, and the Condition of Metropolitan America. Philadelphia: Lippincott, 1975.

Dearing, Charles L., and Wilfred Owen. National Transportation Policy. Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, 1980.

Fishman, Robert. Bourgeois Utopias: The Rise and Fall of Suburbia. New York: Basic Books, 1987.

Fitch, Lyle C. & Associates. Urban Transportation and Public Policy. San Francisco: Chandler, 1964.

Foster, Mark. From Streetcar to Superhighway: American City Planners and Urban Transportation, 1900-1940. Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 1981.

Jackson, Kenneth T. Crabgrass Frontier: The Suburbanization of the United States. New York: Oxford University Press, 1985.

Kain, John F. Interrelationships of Transportation and Poverty: Summary of Conference on Transportation and Poverty. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 1968.

Krambles, George, and Arthur H. Peterson. CTA at 45: Recollections of the First 45 Years of the Chicago Transit Authority. Oak Park, Ill.: George Krambles Transit Scholarship Fund, 1993.

Lund, Alan R. Chicago Surface Lines: An Illustrated History. Park Forest, Ill: Transport History Press, 1974.

McShane, Clay. Down the Asphalt Path: American Cities and the Coming of the Automobile. New York: Columbia University Press, 1994.

Mayer, Harold M., and Richard C. Wade. Chicago: Growth of a Metropolis. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1969.

Meyer, John R., and José A. Gómez-Ibáñez. Autos, Transit, and Cities: A Twentieth-Century Fund Report. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 1981.

Miller, Donald L. City of the Century: The Epic of Chicago and the Making of America. New York: Simon & Schuster, 1996.

Moffat, Bruce. The “L”: The Development of Chicago’s Rapid Transit System 1888-1932. Chicago: Central Electric Railfans’ Association, 1995.

Owen, Wilfred. The Metropolitan Transportation Problem. Washington, D.C.: Brookings Institution, 1966.

Randall, Gregory C. America’s Original G.I. Town: Park Forest, Illinois. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2000.

Rast, Joel. Remaking Chicago: The Political Origins of Urban Industrial Change. De Kalb: Northern Illinois University Press, 1999.

Rose, Mark. Interstate Express Highway Politics, 1941-1956. Lawrence, Kans.: Regents Press of Kansas, 1990.

Teaford, Jon C. The Twentieth-Century American City: Problem, Promise, and Reality. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1986.

Young, David M. Chicago Transit: An Illustrated History. De Kalb: Northern Illinois University Press, 1998.

On the Interstate

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Davidson, Janet F., and Michael S. Sweeney. On the Move: Transportation and the American Story. Washington, D.C.: National Geographic Society, 2003.

Foster, Mark. From Streetcar to Superhighway: American City Planners and Urban Transportation, 1900-1940. Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 1981.

Garreau, Joel. Edge City: Life on the New Frontier. New York: Doubleday, 1991.

Lewis, Tom. Divided Highways: Building the Interstate Highways, Transforming American Life. New York: Viking, 1997.

Rose, Mark. Interstate Express Highway Politics, 1941-1956. Lawrence, Kans.: Regents Press of Kansas, 1990.

Transforming the Waterfront

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Davidson, Janet F., and Michael S. Sweeney. On the Move: Transportation and the American Story. Washington, D.C.: National Geographic Society, 2003.

Fairley, Lincoln. Facing Mechanization: The West Coast Longshore Plan. Los Angeles: Institute of Industrial Relations, University of California, Los Angeles, 1979.

Federal Maritime Commission. Seminars on the Container Revolution. For the Committee on Commerce, U.S. Senate. Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1968.

Finlay, William. Work on the Waterfront: Worker Power and Technological Change in a West Coast Port. Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 1988.

Fitzgerald, Donald. “A History of Containerization in the California Maritime Industry: The Case of San Francisco.” Santa Barbara, Cal.: University of California, Santa Barbara, Ph.D. diss., 1986.

Gibson, Andrew, and Arthur Donovan. The Abandoned Ocean: A History of United States Maritime Policy. Columbia: University of South Carolina Press, 2000.

Goldblatt, Louis. Men and Machines: A Story about Longshoring on the West Coast Waterfront. San Francisco: International Longhoremen’s and Warehousemen’s Union and Pacific Maritime Association, 1963.

International Longshoremen’s and Warehousemen’s Union. The ILWU Story: Six Decades of Militant Unionism. San Francisco: International Longshoremen’s and Warehousemen’s Union, 1997.

Larrow, Charles P. Harry Bridges: The Rise and Fall of Radical Labor in the United States. New York: Lawrence Hill, 1972.

McKenzie, David R., Mark C. North, and Daniel S. Smith. Intermodal Transportation: The Whole Story. Omaha, Neb.: Simmons-Boardman Books, 1989.

Mills, Herb. “The San Francisco Waterfront: The Social Consequences of Industrial Modernization,” in Case Studies on the Labor Process, ed. Andrew Zimbalist. New York: Monthly Review Press, 1979.

Mills, Herb, and David Wellman. “Contractually Sanctioned Job Action and Workers’ Control: The Case of the San Francisco Longshoremen,” Labor History 28, 2, 1987.

Minor, Woodruff. Pacific Gateway: An Illustrated History of the Port of Oakland. Oakland, Cal.: Port of Oakland, 2000.

Niven, John. The American President Lines and Its Forebears 1848-1984: From Paddlewheelers to Containerships. Newark: University of Delaware Press, 1987.

Nutter, Ben E. “Oral History for the Port of Oakland.” Oral History Series, Regional Oral History Office, Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley, 1994.

Regal, Charles. “20 Years of Containerization in the Pacific,” Ampersand, spring 1978.

St. Sure, Paul, Harry Bridges, and Irving Bernstein. “The U.S. West Coast Agreement,” Fairplay Shipping Journal, Cargo Handling Supplement, 215, May 13, 1965.

Schwartz, Harvey. “Harry Bridges and the Scholars: Looking at History’s Verdict,” California History 59, 1, spring 1980.

Schwartz, Harvey, ed. Harry Bridges, a Centennial Retrospective: An Oral History of the Origins of the ILWU and the 1934 Strike. San Pedro, Cal.: Harry Bridges Institute, 2001.

Schwendinger, Robert J. International Port of Call: An Illustrated Maritime History of the Golden Gate. Woodland Hills, Cal.: Windsor Publications, 1984.

Swados, Harvey. “West-Coast Waterfront—the End of an Era,” Dissent 8, autumn 1961.

Theriault, Reg. Longshoring on the San Francisco Waterfront. San Pedro, Cal.: Singlejack Books, 1980.

Weir, Stan. “The Retreat of Harry Bridges,” New Politics 8, winter 1969.

Wellman, David. The Union Makes Us Strong: Radical Unionism on the San Francisco Waterfront. New York: Cambridge University Press, 1995.

Winslow, Calvin, ed. Waterfront Workers: New Perspectives on Race and Class. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1998.

Worden, William L. Cargoes: Matson’s First Century in the Pacific. Honolulu: University Press of Hawaii, 1981.