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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Sixty-four photographs taken by Lewis W. Hine between 1908 and 1912 document [...] »
Follow the development of a mill town from its birth to its current status. [...] »
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Students are often disconnected from the past. Why not immerse them in historic [...] »
Use the Triangle Shirtwaist fire to examine the benefits and costs of [...] »
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Stand up (or sit down) for better working conditions! Test your knowledge of [...] »