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Child Labor

When searching Keene-Link use these subject headings:

Industrial Revolution

[name of country] - Economic conditions

Industries - History

Child labor

Children - Employment


When browsing the Keene Public Library shelves use these Dewey Numbers:

330.9 and j 330.9 Economic situation and conditions

909.81 and j 909.81 History of the 19th century

General Titles:

Bartoletti, Susan Campbell. Kids On Strike! Houghton Mifflin, c1999.

Freedman, Russell. Kids at Work: Lewis Hine and the Crusade Against Child Labor. Clarion Books, c1994.

Recommended Web Resources:

Camella Teoli Testifies about the 1912 Lawrence Textile Strike -Fourteen-year-old Camella Teoli delivered testimony before the U.S. Congressional hearings about the working conditions in the Lawrence Textile mill.

Eyewitness at the Triangle -The nation learned of the horrible fire at the Triangle Shirtwaist Company. This document first appeared in the Milwaukee Journal, March 27, 1911.

The History Place: Child Labor in America 1908-1912 -Photographs taken by Lewis W. Hine.

Twenty Years at Hull-House by Jane Addams -Presents Hull House founder Jane Addams' account of her work at the settlement home in Chicago's West side slums during the years between 1889 to 1909.

The Urban Log Cabin -Come along for a virtual visit to the tenements that more than 10,000 people called home between the years 1870 and 1915.