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Great Migration

Before the Great Migration<p>After the Civil War and the Reconstruction era, white supremacy was largely restored across the South in the 1870s, and the …

Women and WWI - Women in the Workforce: Temporary Men

One immediate result of the war's outbreak was the rise in female unemployment, especially among the servants, whose jobs were lost to the …

World War I And The Great Migration

Throughout American history, wartime necessity has often opened new political and social avenues for marginalized groups. This familiar scenario …

The Pre-World War I Economy: Production and Trade

But the roughly one hundred million migrants of 1870-1925 made up one-tenth of the world’s population in 1870. Because the migration stream contained …

The Economics of World War I

The following summary appeared in the January 2005 issue of the NBER Digest.<p><i>"The total cost of World War I to the United States (was) approximately</i> …

Remembrance Day

War Industries Board

Introduction↑<p>The War Industries Board (WIB) existed from July 1917 to December 1918 to coordinate and channel production in the United States by …