Making Virginia progressive : courts and parties, railroads and regulators, 1890-1910
Gilliam, George Harrison, Corcoran Department of History, University of Virginia
Ayers, Edward, Department of History, University of Virginia
This study is concerned with the way Virginia brought regulation to the railroads. The way railroad regulation was conceived, implemented, and defended illuminates the distinctive nature, achievements, and limitations of Virginia progressivism.
MA (Master of Arts)
Digitization of this thesis was made possible by a generous grant from the Jefferson Trust, 2015.
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