- Library of Congress: The Industrial Revolution in the United States
Includes various primary source materials available from the Library of Congress, as well as a general overview with historical background.
- Fordham University History: Industrial Revolution
Various accounts, letters, etc. on the Industrial Revolution collected by historians at Fordham University.
- Empire and Industry, 1750-1850
Records from the UK's National Archives.
- The 1911 Triangle Factory Fire
Created by Cornell University. Includes history of the fire, list of victims and witnesses, primary sources, and more.
- Social Conditions in England during the 1800s, from the Victorian Web
Primary source documents along with some secondary sources. Use your knowledge to choose the type of document you want.
- Life of the Industrial Worker in the Nineteenth Century
Testimonials and other documents relating, mostly to, child labor.
- Industrial Revolution in Britain: Images
- Images of the Industrial Revolution
A site created by Laura Nicholls, a participant in a 2002 NEH seminar, that explores images created by artists of the period of the Industrial Revolution.
- U.S. Historical Census Data
Contains detailed listings of census data and information for each census between 1790-1960.
- Industrial Revolution & the Railway System
The site was created by Julia Lee and maintained by Robert Schwartz of Mount Holyoke College.
It presents a wide variety of information on the railway system of nineteenth century England and Wales. The website includes primary source material in the form of extracts from prominent Victorians voicing their opinions on the railways and articles from the Illustrated London News. The newspaper articles are divided into different categories relating to the railways, such as: accidents and disasters; stations; personalities; and politics and economics.
The images section of the site contains a large number of Victorian images (unfortunately, they are not annotated).
The data analysis section includes maps showing the growth of the railways and population and natural resources distribution.
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