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The Elections of 1896 and 1900 Key Events Maps Transcript Webography

Web links for this program are listed below. Text-based resources are listed in the Program 17 Bibliography.

J. Pierpont Morgan

The American Experience | America 1900 | People & Events
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/amex/1900/peopleevents/pande10.html  
A brief profile and a small photo of Morgan.

Theodore Dreiser

Theodore Dreiser
http://www.kirjasto.sci.fi/dreiser.htm  
A biography.

Jacob Riis

Biography of Jacob Riis
http://www.idbsu.edu/socwork/dhuff/history/gallery/Gallery-JR/BIO.htm  
A brief biography of Jacob Riis.

The Richmond Hill Historical Society - About Jacob Riis
http://www.richmondhillhistory.org/jriis.html  
A biography and photos of Jacob Riis.

Riis Photos/Text, How the Other Half Lives

How the Other Half Lives
http://www.authentichistory.com/1898-1913/2-progressivism/2-riis/  
The text and illustrations of Jacob Riis' How the Other Half Lives: Studies among the Tenements of New York.

William Jennings Bryan

1896: William Jennings Bryan
http://iberia.vassar.edu/1896/bryan.html  
An illustrated biography of William Jennings Bryan with related links.

Today in History: March 19
http://lcweb2.loc.gov/ammem/today/mar19.html  
An illustrated biography of William Jennings Bryan with related links.

William Jennings Bryan, The American Presidency
http://ap.grolier.com/article?assetid=0044740-0&templatename=/article/article.html  
A brief synopsis Bryan's life and achievements.

The American Experience | America 1900 | The Film & More
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/amex/1900/filmmore/reference/interview/lafeber_williamjenningcamp.html 
An account of William Jennings Bryan's 1886 campaign strategy.

The American Experience | America 1900 | People & Events
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/amex/1900/peopleevents/pande34.html  
A biography and a photo of Bryan.

William McKinley

William McKinley
http://www.whitehouse.gov/history/presidents/wm25.html  
A biography and a photo of McKinley.

The Era of William McKinley
http://ehistory.osu.edu/osu/mmh/mckinley/  
A photo of McKinley and McKinley related links.

1896: William McKinley
http://iberia.vassar.edu/1896/mckinley.html  
A biography of McKinley with a photo of him and related links.

Biography of William McKinley
http://tinyurl.com/4leavv5  
A biography of McKinley.

John Mitchell

A Brief History of the UMWA
http://www.umwa.org/?q=content/brief-history-umwa  
A brief history of the United Mine Workers of America.

The Mine Worker's Life and Aims
http://tinyurl.com/45ojamw  
The text of John Mitchell's The Mine Worker's Life and Aims, with accompanying photos.

Today in History: October 3
http://lcweb2.loc.gov/ammem/today/oct03.html  
An illustrated history of the anthracite coal strike with related links.

The American Experience | America 1900 | Enhanced Transcript
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/amex/1900/filmmore/transcript/transcript4.html#mitch  
An enhanced transcript of the presidential campaign of 1900, with a reference to John Mitchell and the coal strike, and a link to a brief Mitchell biography.

The Progress of the World
http://ehistory.osu.edu/osu/mmh/gildedage/1902anthracitestrike/content/progressofworld.cfm A detailed account of the coal strikes, J.P. Morgan's involvement, how the presidential campaigns were affected, etc. Includes photos and a paragraph on Mitchell as a strike leader.

The American Experience | America 1900 | The Film & More
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/amex/1900/filmmore/reference/interview/miller_johnmitchellunion.html  
A John Mitchell profile.



  

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