LABOR SCRAPBOOK, 1867-1902

Clippings from the Providence Journal, Providence Evening Bulletin, Providence Morning Herald, Manufacturers and Farmers' Journal, and Providence Morning Star.  Compiled by Scott Molloy, with the cooperation of the Rhode Island Historical Society, 1993.  Clippings are grouped by year but do not appear in exact chronological order.  

Topics include the history of manufacturing in Rhode Island; articles on specific towns, businesses, and industries; immigrant populations in Providence; strikes, boycotts, and labor demonstrations; local and national elections; suffrage; Anarchists; the Ten Hour Movement; the Socialist-Labor Party; and the development of labor unions and the Knights of Labor.  

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

1. The Manufacturing and Mechanical Industry of Rhode Island: a 41-part series in the Providence Journal: Feb 26, 1870-June 17, 1871  (7.84 MB) Pages 1-25
2. 1865-1882  (23.6 MB) Pages 26-85
3. 1883-1885 (13.6 MB) Pages 85-127
4. 1886  (11 MB) Pages 124-163
5. 1887  (8.08 MB) Pages 163-186
6. 1888  (12.5 MB) Pages 186-219
7. 1889  (16.3 MB) Pages 216-256
8. 1890  (17.6 MB) Pages 253-295
9. 1891  (20.5 MB) Pages 273-324
10. 1892  (21.4 MB) Pages 321-378
11. 1893  (28.8 MB) Pages 377-459
12. 1894  (21.6 MB) Pages 451-515
13. 1895  (19.9 MB) Pages 516-585
14. 1896  (10.4 MB) Pages 584-618
15. 1897  (11.2 MB) Pages 619-655
16. 1898  (15.5 MB) Pages 656-703
17. 1899  (33.3 MB) Pages 703-782
18. 1900  (27.4 MB) Pages 780-854
19. 1901  (22.1 MB) Pages 855-925
20. 1902  (45.8 MB) Pages 920-1056

Download complete scrapbook [397 MB].


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