Rise of industrial America: the rise of labor

United States, 1968

Film
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Traces the history of the American labor movement. Discusses the working conditions from the 1800s to the present, the effects of early strikes in changing governmental attitudes towards labor. Also the organisation of the American Federation of Labor and the Congress of Industrial Organizations.
Suitable for upper secondary level.

Credits

producer

John Barnes

production company

Encyclopaedia Britannica Educational Corporation

Language

English

Duration

00:29:28:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

27946

Subject categories

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Industrialization

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Labor disputes

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Work environment

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Work practice

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - United States

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Industrial relations

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Labor - History

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Labor and laboring classes - United States

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Labor disputes

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Labor movement

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Strikes and lockouts

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Trade-unions - History

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Trade-unions - United States

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → United States - Politics and government

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → United States - Social conditions

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Educational films

History → History

History → Labor - History

History → Labor movement

History → Trade-unions - History

History → United States - Civilization - History

History → United States - History

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

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