Madi Swiatek

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Industrial Workers of the World (I.W.W.)

The Industrial Workers of the World was established in Chicago, in 1905, by members of the socialist-led Western Federation of Miners and other …

National War Labor Board

The National War Labor Board was authorized in March 1918 for the purpose of preventing strikes that would disrupt production in war industries. The …

African Americans and World War I

Chad Williams – Hamilton College<p>World War I was a transformative moment in African-American history. What began as a seemingly distant European …

"All the Colored Women Like This Work": Black Workers During World War I

“All the Colored Women Like This Work”: Black Workers During World War I<p>Wartime production demanded the mobilization of thousands of workers to make …

World War I: 1914-1918 | Striking Women

During WWI (1914-1918), large numbers of women were recruited into jobs vacated by men who had gone to fight in the war. New jobs were also created …

Workers' Paradise: The Forgotten Communities of World War I

A Research Project by Prof. Eran Ben-Joseph<br>MIT School of Architecture+ Planning <br>(Any information, documnets, images or links associated with the …

War Revenue Act passed in U.S. - Oct 03, 1917

On October 3, 1917, six months after the United States declared war on Germany and began its participation in the First World War, the U.S. Congress …

1920's Business and Economy

<b>Fueled by easy money the nineteen-twenties were boom times like never before. The post-war recession was forgotten as everyone went on a spending</b> …