U.S. Department of Labor - Wage and Hour Division (WHD) - Fact Sheet

U.S. Department of Labor - Wage and Hour Division (WHD) - Fact Sheet

The stolen children  They were sent from Irish orphanages to Australia with the promise of freedom. Instead, writes Declan Cashin, our child migrants battled with abuse and slave labour

The stolen children They were sent from Irish orphanages to Australia with the promise of freedom. Instead, writes Declan Cashin, our child migrants battled with abuse and slave labour

February 1912. Port Royal, South Carolina. "Nine [?] of these children from 8 yrs. old up go to school half a day, and shuck oysters for four hours before school and three hours after on school days, and on Saturday from 4 a.m. to early afternoon. Maggioni Canning Co." Photo and caption by Lewis Wickes Hine.

February 1912. Port Royal, South Carolina. "Nine [?] of these children from 8 yrs. old up go to school half a day, and shuck oysters for four hours before school and three hours after on school days, and on Saturday from 4 a.m. to early afternoon. Maggioni Canning Co." Photo and caption by Lewis Wickes Hine.

Celebrate the history of Labor Day with these Labor Day poems and remember to share them with your friends.

Celebrate the history of Labor Day with these Labor Day poems and remember to share them with your friends.

Earliest photo of the White House (1846) The White House main building was burned by the British in 1814 during the War of 1812. Afterward, when the building was being restored, the smoke-stained gray stone walls were painted white. The name “White House,” however, was not used officially until President Theodore Roosevelt had it engraved on his stationery in 1901. Prior to that, the building was known variously as the “President's Palace,” the “President's House,” and the “Executive…

Earliest photo of the White House (1846) The White House main building was burned by the British in 1814 during the War of 1812. Afterward, when the building was being restored, the smoke-stained gray stone walls were painted white. The name “White House,” however, was not used officially until President Theodore Roosevelt had it engraved on his stationery in 1901. Prior to that, the building was known variously as the “President's Palace,” the “President's House,” and the “Executive…

An overview of the Haymarket Square Riot in 1886 and the events surrounding it. There are also several links to other interesting articles and videos about the time period.

An overview of the Haymarket Square Riot in 1886 and the events surrounding it. There are also several links to other interesting articles and videos about the time period.

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