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United States Labor History

Selected Primary Sources

The Industrial Revolution and the Progressive Era: 1877-1913

The Industrial/Progressive era of labor saw the rise of unionization. With nearly 200 links of available information, the subject has been subdivided into four additional subject areas: Strikes & Uprisings, Unionism and Testimonies, Labor Life, and Famous/Infamous figures whose links should provide valuable information on the life of a laborer during this time period.