Early Industrialized Pottery Production In Illinois:Archaeological Investigations at White and Company's Gooselake Stoneware Manufactory and Tile Works, Rural Grundy County, Illinois

Author: 

Floyd Mansberger

Publication Date: 

1997

Museum Series: 

Reports of Investigations

Series Number: 

No. 53
This volume traces the beginnings of industrialized ceramic production in Illinois, starting with the family-oriented workshops of the early nineteenth century. Archaeological evidence and historical documentation convey the story of the ill-fated Gooselake Stoneware Manufactory and Tile Works, how it was founded and how it declined, who worked there, and what sorts of pottery it produced.

Publication Series: 

Pages and Images: 

136 pages, 75 figures including 8 b&w photos

ISBN: 

0-89792-154-2

Stock Number: 

#RI53

Price: 

14.00