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Author Woodburn, Judith, 1959-

Title A multicultural portrait of labor in America / by Judith Woodburn.

Publication Info. New York : Marshall Cavendish, [1994]


Location Call No. Status
 Granby, Main Library - Adult  331.6 WOO    Check Shelf
 South Windsor Public Library - Children's Department  J331.6 W85M    Check Shelf
Description 80 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm.
Series Perspectives
Perspectives (Marshall Cavendish Corporation)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (page 78) and index.
Summary Students will find information about workers in early America, children & adults working in the Industrial Age, unemployment during the Great Depression, new work opportuities created by World War II, & work in the Space Age. Roosevelt's part in urging Congress to pass legislation that would provide compensation for injured government workers is highlighted.
Contents Workers in Early America -- Working to build a new nation -- Work in industrial America -- Workers in a new century -- Out of work during the Great Depression -- World War II: New work opportunities -- Work in the space age and beyond -- Chronology, glossary, and further reading.
Study Program Accelerated Reader AR UG 9.2 4.0 11828.
Subject Minorities -- Employment -- United States -- History -- Juvenile literature.
Women -- Employment -- United States -- History -- Juvenile literature.
Working class -- United States -- History -- Juvenile literature.
Cultural pluralism -- United States -- History -- Juvenile literature.
Minorities -- Employment -- History.
Women -- Employment -- History.
Working class -- History.
ISBN 185435664X
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