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US History: Industrialization

Resources for American History

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National Child Labor Committee Photograph Collection
The NCLC photos are useful for the study of labor, reform movements, children, working class families, education, public health, urban and rural housing conditions, industrial and agricultural sites, and other aspects of urban and rural life in America in the early twentieth century.

The 1911 Triangle Factory Fire
This site includes original sources on the fire held at the ILR School's Kheel Center, an archive of historical material on labor and industrial relations.

What's What in the Labor Movement (1921)
Online Book, compiled during the early years of the labor movement in America.

On Our Shelves

Front cover image for Modern times Chaplin, Charlie, et al., directors. Modern Times. Fox Video, 1992. (VHS) Check availability in PAC Ozuna Library, PN1995.9.S62 M62 1992

Riis, Jacob A. How the Other Half Lives; Studies among the Tenements of New York. Williamstown, Mass, Corner House, 1972. Check availability in PAC Ozuna LIbrary, HV4046.N6 R55 1972.

Front cover image for The prize : the epic quest for oil, money, and power Yergin, Daniel. The Prize: The Epic Quest for Oil, Money, and Power. New York, Touchstone, 1993. Check availability in PAC Ozuna Library, HD9560.6 .Y47 1992