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National Recovery Administration (NRA) Blue Eagle

The "New Deal" is a collection of legislation in various areas passed at various times and collectively called the "New Deal." One of the key pieces of New Deal legislation was the Economy Act passed on March 15, 1933.

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National Recovery Administration (NRA) Blue Eagle
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Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Explosion

Testify on their own defence: Isaac Harris (head in hand) and Max Blanck, witnesses in Triangle fire trial.

The Triangle Shirtwaist Factory disaster occurred on March 25, 1911. Read our blog post which tells the story and highlights its impact on worker safety and labor history.

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Testify on their own defence: Isaac Harris (head in hand) and Max Blanck, witnesses in Triangle fire trial.
New-York Tribune. December 27, 1911
From digitized copy in Chronicling America

The Typewriter

Production began on the Sholes and Glidden Type-Writer on March 1, 1873. This blog post highlights the first commercially made typewriter and discusses how the later Remington Typewriter revolutionized office operations.

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Miss Remington, 1908
Reproduction Number: LC-USZ62-7376
Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division
Miss Remington: Print shows a woman sitting at a desk with a typewritter.
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