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By Charles E. Stacey,Brian Charlton,David Lonich

the economic neighborhood of Donora used to be based in 1901 on a bend of the Monongahela River, 30 miles south of Pittsburgh. The founding of Donora used to be the results of social, political, and monetary interplay between elite and robust capitalists. Andrew and Richard Mellon partnered with William H. Donner and Henry C. Frick to create the Union development corporation and construct a mill, constructing the encircling municipality. In below a yr, the inhabitants of Donora speedy boomed from an unique 12 citizens to greater than 4,000 population. the chance for employment drew humans from all around the usa and Europe, producing a various group. despite variations, the races, religions, and ethnic teams that settled in Donora shared a standard price approach according to schooling, exertions, and devotion to religion and family.

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