Web Links: Progressive Era, 1898-1914

 

Industrialization & Reform

Museum honoring Jane Addams' famous Hull House which addressed the problems of working class immigrants during turn-of-the-20th-century industrialization
Museum site on the nature of urban tenements in the late 19th and early 20th centuries
early 20th century photos of child workers by influential photographer Lewis Hine
National Museum of American History's website on the shifting understanding of marking time (to better understand the emergence of "time-work discipline" in the age of industrialization)
Infamous 1911 Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire in NYC, which produced     increased pressure for workplace safety reform during the Progressive Era
     -- Cornell Univ website on the fire, including documents, pictures & links
     -- Editorial by Socialist newspaper, The Call, on the fire

 

 

Progressive Era Politics

Theodore Roosevelt Home website (including a # of links on Roosevelt)

 

Progressive Era Art & Literature

Author Jack London's 1905 Essay, "What Life Means to Me"

 

Progressive Era Foreign Policy
Site on Yellow Fever Outbreak in building the Panama Canal