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Eagle View Middle School Library: 20th Century Interactive Photos

Historical Research Databases

SIRS Username: cumberlandvalley

SIRS Password: Research#1

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Web Photograph Resources

Search Tips

Search results are more accurate and specfic when researchers use keyword searching strategies rather than natural language searching. For this project, some successful keywords are: 

Specific decades: 1870s, 1880s, 1890s, etc.  Immigration
Chinese Exclusion Act  Suffrage
Tenements Sweatshops 
Child Labor Working Conditions
Inequality Lynching
Progressive Era Pure Food and Drug Act 
Triange Shirtwaist Factory Fire Massachusetts Factory Act of 1847


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