Child Labor: Resources Made Available by the Catherwood Library at Cornell University

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This guide is a resource for teachers and students.  It contains sample documents (text  and media), links, a bibliography, and guidelines for document analysis.

  • For information about child labor in the world today, see the Current Conditions section, which includes links to databases and Web sites.  For more information about these and other sources, please contact the reference staff of the Catherwood Library at 607-254-5370 or send an email to

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