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Progressive Era

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An Annotated List of the Most Valuable Online Resources on Progressive Era

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PROGRESSIVISM

Children and Child Labor

Conservation

The Evolution of the Conservation Movement
http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/amrvhtml/conshome.html
A searchable database of sources related to the conservation movement from 1850 to 1920. Part of the Library of Congress American Memory collection, the site contains a timeline of major events and developments, as well as a searchable archive of books, pamphlets, state papers, illustrations, and photographs.

The New Immigrants

Popular Culture

Woman Suffrage

  • Created Equal: History of the Suffrage Movement
    http://www.rochester.edu/SBA/hisindx.html
    This site includes a chronology of events leading up to women’s right to vote.
  • Votes for Women: NAWSA, 1848-1921
    http://lcweb2.loc.gov/ammem/naw/nawshome.html
    An archive of books, pamphlets, and papers from the National American Women Suffrage Association from 1848 to 1921. This exhibit from the American Memory Collection at the Library of Congress contains 167 documents from the NAWSA collection. It can be searched by subject or author and also contains a detailed timeline.
  • Votes for Women: Photographs
    http://lcweb2.loc.gov/ammem/vfwhtml/vfwhome.html
    A collection of 38 pictures and portraits from the women’s suffrage movement. An American Memory exhibit from the Library of Congress, the collection can be accessed through a keyword search or the name and subject index. The collection includes photographs of suffrage parades, picketing suffragists, and an anti-suffrage display; cartoons commenting on the movement; and portraits of women active in the movement.

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