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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From the Ku Klux Klan to the IWW, examine 129 historical documents from radical [...] »
Relive the construction of the city of steel—Gary, Indiana. [...] »
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Explore the ins and outs of turn-of-the-century labor law, business, housing, [...] »
Introduce students to the importance of oral history while simultaneously [...] »
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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 [...] »