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Collection America at Work, America at Leisure: Motion Pictures from 1894 to 1915

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Leisure

  • Aron, Cindy S. Working at Play: A History of Vacations in the United States. New York: Oxford University Press, 1999.
  • Braden, Donna R. Leisure and Entertainment in America. Dearborn, Mich.: Henry Ford Museum & Greenfield Village, 1988.
  • Butsch, Richard, ed. For Fun and Profit: The Transformation of Leisure into Consumption. Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 1990.
  • Grover, Kathryn, ed. Hard at Play: Leisure in America, 1840-1940. Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press, 1992.
  • Nasaw, David. Going Out: The Rise and Fall of Public Amusements. New York: BasicBooks, 1993.
  • Swanson, Richard A., and Betty Spears. History of Sport and Physical Education in the United States. Madison, Wisc.: WCB Brown & Benchmark, 1995.

Work

  • American Social History Project. Who Built America?: Working People and the Nation's Economy, Politics, Culture, and Society. Vol. 2: From the Gilded Age to the Present. New York: Pantheon Books, 1992.
  • Amott, Teresa, and Julie Matthaei. Race, Gender, and Work: A Multi-Cultural Economic History of Women in the United States. Boston: South End Press, 1996.
  • Claypool, Jane. The Worker in America. New York: Franklin Watts, 1985. [juvenile literature]
  • Cullinan, Gerald. The United States Postal Service. New York: Praeger Publishers, 1968.
  • Davis, Madison. A History of the Washington City Post-Office from 1795 to 1903. Lancaster, Pa.: New Era Printing Company, 1903.
  • Diner, Steven J. A Very Different Age: Americans of the Progressive Era. New York: Hill and Wang, 1998.
  • Dubofsky, Melvyn. Industrialism and the American Worker, 1865-1920. Wheeling, Ill.: Harlan Davidson, Inc., 1996.
  • Kessler-Harris, Alice. Out to Work: A History of Wage-Earning Women in the United States. New York: Oxford University Press, 1982.

School

  • Bullough, William A. Cities and Schools in the Gilded Age: The Evolution of an Urban Institution. Port Washington, N.Y.: Kennikat Press, 1974.
  • Church, Robert L. Education in the United States: An Interpretive History. New York: The Free Press, 1976.
  • DeJong, David H. Promises of the Past: A History of Indian Education in the United States. Golden, Colo.: North American Press, 1993.
  • Diner, Steven J. A Very Different Age: Americans of the Progressive Era. New York: Hill and Wang, 1998.
  • Nasaw, David. Schooled to Order: A Social History of Public Schooling in the United States. New York: Oxford University Press, 1979.
  • Swanson, Richard A., and Betty Spears. History of Sport and Physical Education in the United States. Madison, Wisc.: WCB Brown & Benchmark, 1995.

Film History

  • American Mutoscope & Biograph Company. Picture Catalogue. New York: n.p., 1902.
  • Horwitz, Rita, and Harriet Harrison, preparers. The George Kleine Collection of Early Motion Pictures in the Library of Congress: A Catalog. Washington, D.C.: Library of Congress, 1980.
  • Loughney, Patrick G. "A Descriptive Analysis of The Library of Congress Paper Print Collection and Related Copyright Materials." Ph.D. diss., The George Washington University, 1988.
  • Musser, Charles. Edison Motion Pictures, 1890-1900: An Annotated Filmography. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Press, 1997.
  • Musser, Charles, ed. Motion Picture Catalogs by American Producers and Distributors 1894-1908, a Microfilm Edition. Frederick, Md.: University Publications of America, 1984.
  • Niver, Kemp R., comp. Biograph Bulletins, 1896-1908. Los Angeles: Locare Research Group, 1971.
  • Niver, Kemp R. Early Motion Pictures: The Paper Print Collection in the Library of Congress. Washington, D.C.: Library of Congress, 1985.

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