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Inside the labor movement / Therese M. Shea.

Shea, Therese, (author.).
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  • 2 of 2 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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0 current holds with 2 total copies.

Series Information

Eyewitness to history (Gareth Stevens Publishing).
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Adams PL Sys. - Decatur Branch J 331.88 SHE (Text) 34207002206531 Juv Non-Fiction Reshelving -
West Lebanon-Pike Twp PL - West Lebanon J 331.88 SHE (Text) 74861000021535 Juvenile Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781538211632
  • Physical Description: 32 pages  color illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Gareth Stevens Publishing, [2018]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
The good fight -- In the beginning -- The industrial revolution -- Unions in tough times -- The Haymarket Riot -- Child labor -- The AFL -- The Triangle Shirtwaist Fire -- The labor movement lives on.
Summary, etc.:
difficult for many young people to imagine not being able to go to school and instead having to work in a hot, smelly, sometimes dangerous factory for more than 12 hours a day. There was a time in U.S. history when young people had to do just that. Thankfully, many people involved in the labor movement fought against child labor. This was just one of many ways the movement improved rights for working people. This important volume presents a significant slice of American history, using primary sources, first-person narratives, and historical photographs to enlighten readers.
Subject: Labor movement > United States > History > Juvenile literature.
Labor unions > United States > History > Juvenile literature.

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