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A view of Old Main and South Hall.A view of Old Main and South Hall.

Donora Digital Collection: Homes and Houses

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Left:   Row houses on First Street and McKean Avenue, approx. 1905-1920.
Right: The Wire Mill, Donora, PA, taken by Bruce Dresbach in 1910.  Retrieved from the Library of Congress.

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Left:   Postcard of houses lived in by mill superintendents along the trolly line in Donora.
Right: Postcard of Thompson Avenue, looking North from 9th Street.

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Left:   Houses on Prospect Avenue, a view from 5th Street.
Right: Residence of Herbert Ailes.

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Left:   Various homes in Donora, PA.
Right: 1958 photo showing houses and the American Steel and Wire Mill in the background.

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Left:   The building of Cement City in Donora, a Thomas Edison housing project.
Right: The completion of the Cement City in Donora, a Thomas Edison housing project.

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Left:   Overview of homes and the Zinc Works, before 1915.
Right: Photo taken between 10th Street and 11th Street showing houses, Zinc Works, and Municipal Building.

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Photo: August V. Siren photo of early Donora homes on a hill.