Children in the Victorian Age JUST THINK MAYBE A FEW MONTHS OF THIS FOR THE KIDS OF TODAY? YA THINK MAYBE THE ENTITLEMENT ATTITUDE WOULD GO AWAY?

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Britain's child slaves: They started at 4am, lived off acorns and had nails put through their ears for shoddy work. Yet, says a new book, their misery helped forge Britain

U.K. Industrial Revolution, XIX Century. Child chimney sweeps often had to crawl through holes only 18in wide - and cruel masters would light fires to make them climb faster. Many fell to their deaths

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Visible in stone: women's history through the buildings they lived and worked in

Market Court in Kensington High Street, London. Women came to play a big part in pioneering housing re-development, for example philanthropist Octavia Hill, initiated housing reform schemes as early as

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Alice (far left) worked in a factory at age seven to help support her family of nine Not that long ago. .

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Britain's slumdogs: The ragged and filthy East End children of just 100 years ago living a life of grime

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Dickens's London: in pictures

One of the earliest photographs recording a London industry, this picture is one of a series taken by Geoffrey Bevington, a leather merchant and tanner from Bermondsey. Bermondsey was the capital's leather processing centre, and these pictures were displayed at the Bevington and Sons' stand at the 1862 International Exhibition.

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Japanese-Canadian Artist Recreates Rosie the Riveter as a Black Woman with an African Head Wrap

The role of black women’s labor in the creation of American society is often overlooked. As an example, this holiday season many are learning — for the very first time — that blac…

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