Henry Clay Frick


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Noun1.Henry Clay Frick - United States industrialist who amassed a fortune in the steel industry (1849-1919)Henry Clay Frick - United States industrialist who amassed a fortune in the steel industry (1849-1919)
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Admission to the building - the legacy of Helen Clay Frick, daughter of Henry Clay Frick, one of America's greatest industrialists and art collectors - and its five acres of beautifully landscaped lawns won't cost a dime.
Celebrities, politicians and historical figures comprise the majority of her subjects, including Henry Clay Frick, the actress Katharine Cornell, Thomas Paine, and Henry David Thoreau.
Heinz, Henry Clay Frick, Thomas Edison, John Rockefeller, James O'Hara, Issac Craig, Francis Cabot Lowell, John Crozer, Peter Cooper, Joseph Banigan, John Wanamaker, Philip Armour, George Pullman, Oliver Sheldon, and Joseph Wharton, and their varying levels of philanthropy and paternalism, along with discussion of government policy, unions, and the New Deal.
Shonts acted in fact more like old-time labour baiters Commodore Vanderbilt, Jay Gould, and Henry Clay Frick than as a model public relations-conscious capitalist.
The early chapters are particularly rich in detail of Berkman's attempted attentat (political assassination) of Henry Clay Frick.
When Henry Clay Frick, superintendent of Carnegie Steel, locked the workers out of the big plant, setting off a bloody shootout, the Providence Street activists went into action.
The remaining subjects, all active within the United States are: Michigan-born poet and political philosopher Voltairine de Cleyre; radical labor activist Lucy Parsons; Samuel Fielden, an English immigrant and son of a well-known reformist employer; would-be assassin of Henry Clay Frick and lover and political ally of Emma Goldman, Alexander Berkman; Italian-born journalist Luigi Galleani; and the more conservative/libertarian leaning William Graham Sumner, a sociologist considered an early contributor to multiculturalism theory.
The leitmotif of their lives together was Berkman's unsuccessful attempt to assassinate Henry Clay Frick, manager of the Andrew Carnegie-owned Homestead steel works.
Henry Clay Frick bought many of the great paintings on view at the Frick Collection from Knoedler.
How else to explain the young Russian girl's effort to prostitute herself to aid her boyfriend's plot to assassinate Henry Clay Frick on behalf of American steel workers?
Morgan and Henry Clay Frick went on collecting campaigns that netted masterpiece after masterpiece, along with the furniture and fittings of dozens of aristocratic residences.
one available estate is the grand former home of Henry Clay Frick 2nd.