Smithsonian museums continue to be closed to support the effort to contain the spread of COVID-19. Read a message from our director, and check our website and social media for updates.

Between a Rock and a Hard Place: A History of American Sweatshops, 1820–Present

Between a Rock and a Hard Place

Online Exhibition
A sweatshop is more than just a lousy place to work. Learn about the forces that promote sweatshop production, from greed and opportunism to global competition, government regulation, immigration, and racial, ethnic, and gender discrimination. Visit the website.