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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How does an industrial past shape current work and play? How does it affect [...] »
Offers oral history resources examining life in southern textile mill towns [...] »
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Use the Triangle Shirtwaist fire to examine the benefits and costs of [...] »
What pushes and pulls people into new ways of life? In this lesson, students [...] »
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Stand up (or sit down) for better working conditions! Test your knowledge of [...] »