Robert La Follette I tend to choose books for review here rather randomly, often picking something off the new book shelf at my university's library. So when I saw Michael.
On April 17, 1905, the Supreme Court, led by Chief Justice Melville Fuller, decided the Lochner v. New York case, overturning a New York law limiting the hours bakers could.
On February 24, 1908, the Supreme Court issued its decision in Muller v. Oregon. This landmark decision upheld the idea that, at least for women, laws restricting the hours of.
In the 1910s, as workers around the nation were organizing and striking with greater militancy, employers and the government finally began to pay attention to their plight. That certainly didn't.
Why would I put up footage of the 1915 Panama-Pacific International Exposition, which was a world's fair held in San Francisco, celebrating both the rebirth of the city after the.
I was rummaging around the other day in my office and came across this old letter to the editor of the journal Western Field and Stream (one of the precursors.
The art of Harry Whittier Frees, 1914: Cats firing a cannon. Can't beat that. And never let it be said that cats taking over the internet is some kind of.
John Hodgman, reading a anti-women's suffrage letter to the editor from 1914.