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Andrew Carnegie and His Parents


Poster for an 1900 play showing a poor father and his son

Poverty was a fact of life for many families in the 1800s, including Andrew Carnegie's.

CREDIT: Strobridge Litho Co. Poster for "Sol Smith Russell's Great Play, 'A Poor Relation.'" 1900. Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress.

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