Children were the most exploited workers at the turn of the century
. Child labor was legal in 1900, and more than 250,000 children under the age of 15 worked in factories.
The turn of the century
marked a changing of the guard at Zurich, as Heinrich Mueller, the general manager and a key architect of Zurich's early growth, stepped aside and brought in Fritz Meyer as his successor.
Moreover, companies should plan to finish the work with a comfortable cushion of one glitch-free year before the turn of the century
At the turn of the century
social provision was locally financed and locally administered.
She concludes with an essay on "Tsarist Russia's dream factories," silent motion pictures which arrived around the turn of the century
. McReynolds ascribes special importance to motion pictures because they represent "modernity's consummate blend of industrial technology and personal experience," (253) and because they "bestow omniscience and intimacy concurrently" upon the spectator, thus enormously enhancing both impact and the potential for identification with the screen action.
By his own count, attendance is up since the turn of the century
. Millions continue to visit the same battlefield their forbears did, even with countless other attractions competing for their attention and dollars.
This highly praised book (a School Library Journal Best Book, etc.) provides a vivid look at child labor issues from the mid 1800s through the turn of the century
. Each of the eight chapters tells an exciting story of early industrial struggle for workers' rights, from the Massachusetts mills and Pennsylvania coal mines to the New York newsie strike and Mother Jones.
In her second book, Domestic Allegories of Political Desire: The Black Heroine's Text at the Turn of the Century
(1992), Tate turned her attention to the domestic fiction of African-American women in the post-Reconstruction era.
The area was previously mined for copper and nickel around the turn of the century
Turn of the Century
Voodoo practitioners such as Doctor John, Marie LaVeau and Mammy Pleasant have a special place in my reference library right next to Chaucer, Milton and Shakespeare.
Germans and Poles especially had begun to demand equality of representation within the hierarchy by the turn of the century
, and many Italians expressed alienation by following folk practices and generally ignoring the official cult.
Honoring this intriguing, almost magical number and linking it to this recent turn of the century
, various lists of the best 100 books of these past 100 years have emerged.
At the turn of the century
, misled conservationists would have had us forego the joys of a Christmas tree.
Like about now, for example, at the turn of the century
The rise of educational missions offered Southern Baptist women a great opportunity in China at the turn of the century
. Historically speaking, the most common public profession for women was to become teachers especially at the primary and secondary levels.