MG 525 - Steel Family Collection

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Scope and Content

The collection contains a pictorial history of the "chain store" and the "Chain of Steel" enterprise founded by L. R. Steel in the early 1900's. The booklet entitled, "Pennsylvania Hills to the Chain of Steel Industries," provides a detailed history of the chain store concept with information on the F. W. Woolworth, S. S. Kresge stores and others, as well as genealogical information of the Steel family.

Date(s): c. 1922

Extent: 1 folder, 1 enclosure