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Resources : How industrialization, immigration, and expansion transformed
the United States in the period from 1877-1914. Also how Progressives
addressed the excesses of urbanization, and political corruption.
Child Labor in America, 1908-1912: The Photographs of Lewis W.
In 1908, Hine worked as an investigative photographer for the National
Child Labor Committee, which was then conducting a major campaign
against the exploitation of American children. From 1908 to 1912,
Hine took his camera across America to photograph children working
in factories, mines, and fields
Gilder Lehrman History of America Institute : Online U.S. History
Topics include Industrialization and the Working Class, The Huddled
Masses The Rise of Big Business, The Rise of the City, The Struggle
for Women's Suffrage , The Gilded Age and a host of online
lessons with primary source materials to accompany these topics.
There is also a large collection of documents pertaining to Ethnic
America and Immigration.
Immigrant and Ethnic America (HarpWeek, LLC) http://immigrants.harpweek.com/
Includes political cartoons by Thomas Nast and articles that appeared
in Harper's Weekly. Topics include: culture; labor; anti-Chinese
movement; politics; China and the world; ethnic comparisons; and immigration
in different regions of the United States.