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1896: The Homestead and Pullman Strikes
- A summary of labor issues in the public eye in 1896, including the Homestead strike of 1892 and the Pullman Railroad strike of 1894.
American History Sweatshop Exhibition
- A pictorial tour of sweatshops from 1820 to the present. From the National Museum of American History Smithsonian Institution.
Belleville Labor And Industry History Museum
- Museum in Belleville, IL, that preserves history of industrial movement in post-Civil War to Great Depression Era.
An Eclectic List of Events in U.S. Labor History
- Chronology of labor struggles in the U.S. starting with the Philadelphia Journeymen Cordwainers conviction in 1806, and subsequent battles with the government, through 1989.
The General Strike Project
- Accounts, photos, and resources relating to the 1919 Seattle General Strike.
History of AFL-CIO Leadership
- History of recent leadership, includes links on union policy and recent news regarding the AFL-CIO.
Home and Dry Gazette
- A detailed, illustrated history of the Seattle Empire Laundry by Cynthia Rose, including union struggles.
International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers Collection
- Extensive resources on this union, including chronologies, oral histories, archives of publications, biographies, histories of locals, and links. From Georgia State University Library.
The Labor Press Project
- Examines the past and present of labor media in the Pacific Northwest, with reports on socialist, IWW, and union newspapers. Includes photos and bibliographic information.
The Merger of the AFL and CIO
- The constitution of the American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations created after the merger.
Samuel Gompers Papers
- Project to make primary sources in American labor history available to students and researchers. Includes extensive biographical information about Gompers, plus information, photos, and images of primary documents related to other leaders and historical events.
The Trial of Bill Haywood
- Dedicated to the explication of the trial of U.S. labor leader Bill Haywood in Idaho in 1907.
United States Labor and Industrial History Audio Archive
- Includes oral histories, important historical speeches and proceedings from a conference titled "The Fight for America's Future: A Teach-In with the Labor Movement," held October 3-4, 1996 at Columbia University, NYC. Archives complied by Department of History University at Albany, State University of New York.
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