1900 is the companion site to the PBS film of the same title.
of Early African American Life, David Levering Lewis and Deborah
Willis discuss the collection of photographs that were featured in "The
Exhibit of American Negroes" at the 1900 Paris International Exposition.
the Galveston Storm of 1900 is part of National Public Radio's Lost
and Found Sound series.
See also CNN's In-Depth Special, A Centennial
Remembrance: The Galveston Hurricane.
Mary Harris "Mother" Jones organizes West Virginia for the great
anthracite coal strike of 1902.
The Mother Jones
Collection [American Catholic History Center, The Catholic
University Of America] includes the correspondence of Jones and John
Mitchell and a
small collection of photographs.
American Factory: Films of the Westinghouse Works, 1904 [American
Memory, Library of Congress]
Includes scenes of women and men working at various Westinghouse plants.
Sisters' Photographs [online]. In The 1904 World's Fair: Looking
Back and Looking Forward. St. Louis: Missouri Historical Society, 2004
[cited 26 September 2004]. Available
Train [online]. Interviewed by Fred Nielsen. Talking
History, 8 October 2001. Available
Gordon discusses her book The Great Arizona Orphan Abduction, in which
Mexican-Anglo relations play a central role.
Ida Tarbell's The History of the Standard Oil Company.
See Ida Tarbell Home Page.
Mary McLeod Bethune founds the Daytona Normal and Industrial School for
Negro Girls, now Bethune-Cookman College.
McLeod Bethune, Educator site offers a history of Bethune-Cookman
College, an interview with Bethune, photographs, and lesson plans.
discusses the life of Madame C. J. Walker.
Harriot Stanton Blatch and the Equality League of Self-Supporting
Terry Gross interviews Ellen
Dubois, author of Harriot Stanton Blatch and the Winning of
Woman Suffrage, on Fresh Air [11 March
Lewis Hine Photographs for the National Child Labor Committee, 1908 -
The National Archives' ARC database
includes 483 of Hine's photographs.
hints are available.
v. Oregon (Supreme Court upholds maximum hour law), February 24, 1908
International Ladies Garment Workers Union (ILGWU) organizes strike by
20,000 New York City shirtwaist makers.
Protect the Working Girl [American Social History Project, Center for
Media and Learning] is the companion site to a film that tells the story
of two fictional New York City immigrant teenagers who worked in the
garment industry in the first decade of the twentieth century. The site
includes text (e.g., lyrics for the song, "Heaven Will Protect the Working
Girl"), images, and audio from an oral history interview.
Center Labor Photos database includes images of the strike, as well as
images of ILGWU activities covering most of the twentieth
century. Access note: Researchers have to set up a free account
searching the database.
Researchers can examine state and county topics for individual census
years and over time, as well as generate maps of selected data.
Manuscripts: Diaries & Letters
American Women's History: A Timeline
Middle Tennessee State Univ. Library
Murfreesboro, TN 37132