Newspaper Archives

 

click on any of these images to read about the fight for the 10-hour and 8-hour workday

click on the image to the left to read the New York Times account of the Triangle Shirtwaist fire

click on the image to the right to read about the fire’s aftermath

click on the image to the left to read AFL founder Samuel Gompers’ statement on the Homestead strike

click on the image to the right to read about Child Labor at the outset of the 20th century

click on the image to the left to read about the Taft-Hartley Act changes to labor law