Conditions in Photo Shp Factory exposed

CONDITIONS JN PHOTO CARD FACTORY EXPOSED The Day Book today forced an investigation of the photo card factory of Taprell, Loomis & Co., at 1727 Indiana avenue. Conditions there are described as horrible by Mrs. M. E. Franks, the woman who exposed the rot tenness...

Working Conditions 1870 to 1940

RESOURCES FOR LEARNING MORE ABOUT WORKING CONDITIONS 1870-1940 Labor 1875-1925 The Gilded Age 1875-1900 Working Conditions in Factories The working class in 1900 Even though the early 1900s are part of the Progressive Era, a majority of the working class didn’t...

Directory of Union strikes

Picture From Wickipedia As the United States became more and more industrialized strikes became more common. Records of strikes can be useful to the Genealogist if you can connect a strike with a family member. So how do  you connect? How to  link to an ancestor who...

Industrialization

HOW TO USE THE THE WORK WORLD SECTION OF THE WEBSITE. If you are new to Genealogy or doing research on the types of work your family did this is a good place to get started. You might want to start by watching the video on Industrialization in the box to the right. ...