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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Learn about labor history through the infamous Bisbee Deportation. [...] »
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Introduce students to the importance of oral history while simultaneously [...] »
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Shellfish pirates stole from the rich to feed themselves—and make a [...] »
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