Daniel J. Burns
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing (November 7, 2007)
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Western Pennsylvania is dotted with what are recognized in the community as mill cities, yet few of those groups epitomize this definition greater than the municipalities of domicile, West domicile, and Munhall. normally known as the metal Valley, those cities have been domestic to a few of the best steel-producing operations on this planet. because the Mon Valley's metal creation responded the nation's name in the course of international wars, so did the employees who unloaded numerous barges of coal and fed the generators' nice furnaces that produced the cloth wanted for guns, armament, and tanks. staff emigrated from each nation in Europe to make their mark in the US. a lot of those humans spoke very little English and persevered lengthy hours of work in frequently unsafe stipulations. Their households introduced with them the traditions in their diverse ecu cultures, filling their groups with ethnic range. via two hundred photos, home and the metal Valley conveys the proud history of 3 groups and their position within the nation's heritage.