World War I: 1910 - 1919

Remembering Jim Crow: African Americans Tell About Life in the Segregated South

Book - Non-fiction (with CD). Edited by William H. Chafe, Raymond Gavins and Robert Korstad. 2008. Extensive oral history of African American life under segregation.
Time Periods: 20th Century, Turn of the Century: 1900 - 1909, World War I: 1910 - 1919, Prosperity, Depression, & World War II: 1920 - 1944, Cold War: 1945 - 1960, People’s Movement: 1961 - 1974
Themes: African American, Laws & Citizen Rights, Racism & Racial Identity, Social Class
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The Untold History of the United States: Young Readers Editions, Vols 1 (1898-1945) & 2 (1945-1962)

Book -- Non-fiction. By Oliver Stone and Peter Kuznick. Adapted by Susan Campbell Bartoletti and Eric S. Singer. Vol 1. 400 pages. 2014. Vol 2. 320 pages. 2019. These are two volumes of illustrated histories, adapted for students from a documentary book and film of the same name.
Time Periods: 19th Century, Industrial Revolution: 1877 - 1899, 20th Century, Turn of the Century: 1900 - 1909, World War I: 1910 - 1919, Prosperity, Depression, & World War II: 1920 - 1944, Cold War: 1945 - 1960, People’s Movement: 1961 - 1974, All US History
Themes: Civil Rights Movements, Imperialism, Labor, Laws & Citizen Rights, Racism & Racial Identity, Social Class, US Foreign Policy, Wars & Related Anti-War Movements, World History/Global Studies
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Bread and Roses, Too

Book - Fiction. By Katherine Paterson. 2006. 288 pages. Moving young adult historical-fiction novel based on a major strike in Lawrence, Mass., in 1912.
Time Periods: 20th Century, World War I: 1910 - 1919
Themes: Immigration, Labor, Organizing
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The Dreamer

Book - Fiction. By Pam Muñoz Ryan. 2010. 384 pages. An introduction to the life of Pablo Neruda as a child in historical fiction for young adults.
Time Periods: 20th Century, World War I: 1910 - 1919
Themes: Art & Music, Language Arts, World History/Global Studies
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The Great Migration: Journey to the North

Book - Fiction. By Eloise Greenfield. Illustrated by Jan Spivey Gilchrist. 2011. 32 pages. A picture book that introduces the historic story of the Great Migration to young readers.
Time Periods: 20th Century, World War I: 1910 - 1919, Prosperity, Depression, & World War II: 1920 - 1944
Themes: African American
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Silver People: Voices from the Panama Canal

Book - Fiction. By Margarita Engle. 2016. 272 pages. Historical fiction in free verse about the building of the Panama Canal.
Time Periods: Turn of the Century: 1900 - 1909, World War I: 1910 - 1919
Themes: Labor, World History/Global Studies
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Tulsa Burning

Book - Fiction. By Anna Myers. 2004. 152 pages. A young man must wrestle with his past and find the strength to pull free from the poisonous grip of racism.
Time Periods: 20th Century, World War I: 1910 - 1919
Themes: Racism & Racial Identity
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Schomburg: The Man Who Built a Library

Book – Non-fiction. By Carole Boston Weatherford and Eric Velasquez. 2017. 48 pages. This picture book is a tribute to Arturo Schomburg, the Afro Puerto Rican historian collector and activist who chronicled the Black history of the Diaspora.
Time Periods: Turn of the Century: 1900 - 1909, World War I: 1910 - 1919
Themes: African American, Racism & Racial Identity
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Eugene Debs: “Canton, Ohio”

Film clip. Voices of a People's History. Dramatic reading of Eugene Deb's "Canton, Ohio" speech made on June 16, 1918 by Marc Ruffalo.
Time Periods: 20th Century, World War I: 1910 - 1919
Themes: Labor
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The Killing Floor

Film. Directed by Bill Duke. 1985. 118 minutes. Set during World War I, two African-American men deal with racism in the workplace and the labor union.
Time Periods: 20th Century, World War I: 1910 - 1919
Themes: African American, Labor, Organizing, Racism & Racial Identity
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Slavery by Another Name (Film) | Zinn Education Project: Teaching People's History

Slavery by Another Name

Film. By Sam Pollard, Catherine Allan, Douglas Blackmon and Sheila Curran Bernard. 2012. 90 min. Reveals the interlocking forces in the South and the North that enabled “neoslavery” post-Emancipation Proclamation.
Time Periods: 19th Century, Reconstruction Period: 1865 - 1876, Industrial Revolution: 1877 - 1899, 20th Century, Turn of the Century: 1900 - 1909, World War I: 1910 - 1919, Prosperity, Depression, & World War II: 1920 - 1944
Themes: African American, Criminal Justice & Incarceration, Reconstruction, Racism & Racial Identity, Slavery and Resistance
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Zora Neale Hurston: Jump at the Sun

Film. By Kristy Andersen. 2008. 84 minutes. Documentary about the life, literature, and research of Zora Neale Hurston.
Time Periods: 20th Century, Turn of the Century: 1900 - 1909, World War I: 1910 - 1919, Prosperity, Depression, & World War II: 1920 - 1944
Themes: Women's History
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Hubert Harrison

Profile. By Jeffrey B. Perry. Overview of the life and work scholar and activist Hubert Harrison.
Time Periods: 20th Century, World War I: 1910 - 1919
Themes: African American
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Mary Harris “Mother” Jones

Profile. Mother Jones (1830–1930) was a labor leader and organizer.
Time Periods: Industrial Revolution: 1877 - 1899, Turn of the Century: 1900 - 1909, World War I: 1910 - 1919
Themes: Labor
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A People’s History of the United States: Highlights from the Twentieth Century (Audio)

Audio. By Howard Zinn. Read by Matt Damon. 2003. 8 hours, 44 min. Audio book version of excerpted highlights from A People's History of the United States.
Time Periods: Colonization: 1492 - 1764, 18th Century, Revolution & Constitution: 1765 - 1799, 19th Century, Early 19th Century: 1800 - 1849, Civil War Era: 1850 - 1864, Reconstruction Period: 1865 - 1876, Industrial Revolution: 1877 - 1899, 20th Century, Turn of the Century: 1900 - 1909, World War I: 1910 - 1919, Prosperity, Depression, & World War II: 1920 - 1944, Cold War: 1945 - 1960, People’s Movement: 1961 - 1974, Post-Civil Rights Era: 1975 - 2000, 21st Century, 2001 - Present, All US History
Themes: African American, Reconstruction, Asian American, Civil Rights Movements, Democracy & Citizenship, Immigration, Imperialism, Labor, Laws & Citizen Rights, Native American, Organizing, Racism & Racial Identity, Slavery and Resistance, Social Class, US Foreign Policy, Wars & Related Anti-War Movements, Women's History
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Bread and Roses

Song. Reprinted from Labor Notes 2007. Links issues of economic security and quality of life, also addresses the role of women in the struggle for justice.
Time Periods: 20th Century, World War I: 1910 - 1919
Themes: Art & Music, Labor, Women's History
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Remember the Triangle Fire Coalition

Website. Coalition of groups dedicated to education and memorial events about the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire.
Time Periods: 20th Century, World War I: 1910 - 1919
Themes: Labor, Organizing
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The Triangle Factory Fire

Website. Extensive online collection of primary documents on the Triangle Factory Fire.
Time Periods: 20th Century, World War I: 1910 - 1919
Themes: Labor
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