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Showing Grade 11, Unit 2a, Industry and Urban Issues
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Socialist Eugene V. Debs Speaks, 1904

http://www.eyewitnesstohistory.com/vodebs.htm

Rating: 2, High!

Description: Part of the Voices of the 20th Century site, hear the voice of Eugene Debs' in a presidential campaign speech for the prolabor cause in 1904. Socialist Eugene V. Debs was one of the major players in American politics at the turn of the century. He made five attempts to gain the presidency - in 1900, 1904, 1908 1912 and 1920 - all as the standard bearer of the Socialist Party. Standards 8.12.6, 11.2.4, and 12.9.1 civics

Comments: Somehow acutally hearing a voice from history makes the person more real.

Resource Type: Sound or Music.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 2796

Tenement Virtual Reality

http://www.wnet.org/archive/tenement/virtual.html

Rating: 2, High!

Description: Visit two New York tenement "apartments" as they appeared at 97 Orchard St. in the 1870's and 1930's, using navigable QuickTime VR panoramas. There are also articles about the history of the time and the families who lived in these apartments. Standards 8.12.5, 8.12.6 and 11.2.2

Resource Type: Photos or Pictures.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 2939

The Homestead Strike 1892

http://www.bgsu.edu/departments/acs/1890s/carnegie/strike.html

Rating: 2, High!

Description: This is a clear description with links to further information of the pivotal strike in labor history that for the first time joined craft and unskilled workers in an attempt to raise wages and improve working conditions for everyone. Standards 8.12.6 and 11.2.1

Comments: This site is part of the history department's web project at Bowling Green State University

Resource Type: Secondary Text.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 3034

The Molly Maguires

http://www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk/USAmolly.htm

Rating: 2, High!

Description: The "Molly Maguires" were miners in the anthracite coal region of Pennsylvania who organized into a union during the 1860's and 1870's. Accidents were common and fires frequent. These miners were chiefly, although not exclusively, Irish and the union was called the Workingmen's Benevolent Association. This Spartacus site give a clear overview of the Maguires with embedded links to key people, places and events. Standards 8.12.5, 8.12.6, and 11.2.1

Resource Type: Secondary Text.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 3050

Triangle Shirtwaist Factory

http://www.csun.edu/~ghy7463/mw2.html

Rating: 2, High!

Description: This site has pictures and a support essay about the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire of 1911 that drew public attention to the plight of workers in the garment industry. Standards 8.12.5, 8.12.6 and 11.2.1

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 3219

Working Hours of Women in Factories

http://www.arts.gla.ac.uk/www/ctich/eastside/hours10.html

Rating: 2, High!

Description: This site includes an early 1900 work schedule and describes the conditions of women working long hours in various factories. It also includes a bell schedule for women in factories (early 1900's). It refers mainly to New York Factories. Standard 8.12.6, 10.3.4, and 11.2.1

Comments: This resource is at grade level for eighth grade readers but has no graphics.

Resource Type: Primary Source Text.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 3507

Engines of Our Ingenuity

http://www.uh.edu/engines/about.htm

Rating: 3, Medium.

Description: Here you will find transcriptions of radio shows produced for NPR by engineers at the University of Houston. While somewhat difficult to navigate, these short pieces may be just what a teacher needs to fill in a unit on the Industrial Revolution or on American inventors. Standard 8.12.9 and 11.2.0

Comments: You may have to "hunt and peck" in this archive, but your results may be worth the search.

Resource Type: Secondary Text.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 1096

Labor History

http://www.kentlaw.edu/ilhs/

Rating: 3, Medium.

Description: This Illinois Labor History Society index has links to important labor figures and events such as: Gene Debs, Mother Jones, Haymarket etc. Standards 8.12.5, 8.12.6, and 11.2.1

Comments: Compiled by Chicago-Kent College of Law

Resource Type: True.

Resource ID: 1915

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