Labor Day recognizes the contributions of U.S. workers, both past and present. How much do you know about labor history?
What powered the Industrial Revolution? Coal lit the forges of industry, and workers mined the coal. Primary sources reveal how coal changed the nature of U.S. labor. FIND OUT MORE »
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Relive the construction of the city of steel—Gary, Indiana. [...] »
Primary and secondary sources document the minority struggle for civil rights [...] »
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Students are often disconnected from the past. Why not immerse them in historic [...] »
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Stand up (or sit down) for better working conditions! Test your knowledge of [...] »
Shellfish pirates stole from the rich to feed themselves—and make a [...] »