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Context

The Muckrakers were the investigative journalists of their time, many of them being published in McClure’s Magazine.

Upton Sinclair walking down a street

Upton Sinclair circa 1910

Upton Sinclair’s The Jungle brought attention to the deplorable and unhealthy working conditions and practices of meatpacking plants in Chicago.

Interesting Stuff

New York in 1910

New York circa 1910 – Library of Congress

The Archives of McClure’s Magazine

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