Bobbin boys and other child laborers: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bobbin_boy
Cartoon about child labor:
The Great Chicago Fire and its impact: http://www.u-s-history.com/pages/h1854.html
Jane Addams and Hull House: http://www.hullhouse.org/aboutus/history.html
Grace Hill Settlement House in St. Louis: http://www.gracehill.org/content/history.php
The Carnegie Corporation: http://carnegie.org/ Hold your pointer over the programs menu to see all the different aims of this 100 year old philanthropic foundation.